Post-doctoral opportunity in ocean acidification research, Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO), University of Conception, Chile

Deadline for applications: 30 November 2015!

At least two full-time postdoctoral positions are available immediately at the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO) to undertake innovative research and to develop questions in any of these research lines and in association with two, or more, of IMO’s Associate Researchers. Candidates will have to demonstrate experience and motivation to do research in any of them, using observational, experimental and/or modelling approaches. Independent of the area of preference, candidates will be expected to collaborate from his/her field in any of the other areas.

Successful candidates will work along the Research Line “Adapting to a Changing Ocean”, under the supervision of Dr Christian Vargas. They must prove:

  • a good record of publications AND
  • experience in one of these two main research lines: a) ocean acidification and/or multiple stressors impact on planktonic organisms (phyto- or mesozooplankton), and / or b) inorganic carbon chemistry in coastal and open ocean systems.

Applications will be received until November 30th 2015. The work of the selected postdocs will be based at any of the Institutions of the Associated Researchers (Concepcion, Santiago or Valparaiso – Chile). The appointment will be for a minimum of one year and with an extension of four years provided that applications to the national postdoctoral program are made. The annual gross salary is ca. US$ 29,000.

Requirements include:

  • Ph.D. degree completed before taking up the appointment and received no earlier that January
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • A letter expressing the motivation of the candidate for undertaking the position in connection
    with IMO’s research lines;
  • Names of three scientists with whom the candidate has previously worked or interacted
    including emails and telephone numbers.

Information and Applications

Ms. Monica Sorondo
Administrative Assistant, Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO)
University of Concepcion –
P.O. Box 1313, Concepcion 3, Chile

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