PhD graduate research opportunity in coral bleaching and ocean acidification biogeochemistry

PhD graduate research opportunity in coral bleaching and ocean acidification biogeochemistry at The Ohio State University

Desired (but not required) qualifications:

  • MSc in Marine Science, Geology, Biology, or any physical
  • science.  Exceptional applicants without an MSc will also be considered.
  • Experience in isotope biogeochemistry, organic chemistry, or
  • relevant coursework
  • Tropical fieldwork experience or coral aquaculture experience
  • The successful candidate must be accepted into the graduate program
  • in the School of Earth Sciences at The Ohio State University

The position starts in September 2011 and includes four years of support.  Please submit applications electronically by following the  instructions at  Indicate that you would like to study with Dr. Grottoli in your  application.  In addition, send a complete copy of your application  materials as a single .pdf file to Dr. Andrea G. Grottoli at (Note: File should contain copy of your research  statement, a cover letter, resume, GRE scores, the names and contact  information of three references, and a list of relevant course with  grades).  Please indicate “Graduate student application” in the  subject line.  For more information on Dr. Grottoli’s research  program, please visit

Application deadline is 5 January 2011.  OSU is an equal  opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Andrea G. Grottoli, Associate Professor
Ohio State University
School of Earth Sciences
125 South Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210
office:  614-292-5782
lab: 614-292-7415
cell: 215-990-9736
fax: 614-292-7688

Grottoli webpage:
Fieldwork Micro-blog:
Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry Laboratory (SIB Lab):
SES seminars:

Office location: 329 Mendenhall Labs

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