Job title : Physiological adaptation of marine bivalves to global changes (M/F)
Department/Office: Département des Ressources Biologiques et Environnement, Unité de recherche Physiologie Fonctionnelle des Organismes Marins, Laboratoire de Physiologie des Invertébrés
Duty station: Landunvez, Bretagne, FR , France
Deadline for applications : 07/02/2021
- Develop research on:
- the effects of climate change and the anthropization on the evolution of marine organisms,
- the impact of temperature rise, ocean acidification, modification of primary productivity, the increasing occurrence of dystrophic crises, toxic phytoplankton blooms, epizootics and contaminants (micro- and nanoplastics, emerging contaminants) on the physiological response of marine organisms,
- the ecophysiological responses and the adaptive potential of marine organisms to these stressors by coupling experimentation and bioenergetic modeling.
- Contribute to the development of concepts, tools and experiments in their field of research.
- Propose new collaborative research projects within research structures (UMR) and with international laboratories.
- Analyze and interpret the data
- Promote the results (writing scientific articles, reports and oral communications)
- Take charge of Ph.D students and post-doc fellows.
Collaborative work environment
- Internal collaborative relationship
- Strong interactions with other researchers at UMR Lemar in Plouzané
- Other Ifremer research units: Dyneco (Dynamics of coastal ecosystems), RMPF (Marine Resources in French Polynesia), SG2M (Genetic Health and Microbiology of Molluscs), IHPE (Hosts Pathogens Environment Interaction), MARBEC units (Marine Biodiversity , Exploitation and Conservation)
- External collaborative relationship
- French and international network in ecophysiology.
Required Knowledge, skills, and characteristics
- Doctorate in marine biology / ecology or other related field + 3 years minimum postdoctoral experience.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
- Acquisition of data on respiration, filtration, assimilation, and excretion.
- Animal experiment
- DEB modeling
- Biostatistics and digital data processing
- Written / oral communication in French / English
- Writing skills
- Project coordination skills
- Initiative, organization and synthesis,
- Ability to supervise and work in a team
- Excellent interpersonal skills
Specific working conditions
- Position mainly located in Argenton with regular missions to Plouzané
- Full time position
- Boarding / field work
- Work on weekends and holidays