Tag Archives: Ocean Science

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Cryospheric Sciences

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in cryospheric sciences. Researchers at the Observatory work to understand the dynamics of the Earth’s chemical, physical and biological systems, from the core to the upper atmosphere, including Earth’s interactions with human society. Our scientists lead research in the fields of solid Earth dynamics; ocean, atmospheric and climate systems; cryospheric sciences; paleoclimate and biogeoscience. Continue reading

Position Available: Postdoctoral Research Scientist

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University seeks a Postdoctoral Research Scientist to participate in a Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative-funded study of the influence of natural oil and gas seeps on the pelagic ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico. The position will include fieldwork in the Gulf of Mexico, laboratory analyses of environmental samples, development of mathematical models to analyze and synthesis environmental data sets. Continue reading

Scholarship Opportunity (undergraduates) Duke University Marine Laboratory

Deadline: 25 February 2016

The Duke University Marine Lab is pleased to offer scholarships for two non-Duke undergraduates covering tuition & fees, room & board, books, travel to Beaufort, and full support for participation in a Beaufort Signature travel course to Panama during a semester of study, Fall 2016 in Beaufort North Carolina. Undergraduate fellows will enroll in Duke courses taught in Beaufort, where there is emphasis on the biology and physiology of marine organisms, marine molecular biology, marine policy, and coastal socio-ecological issues. Announcement of awards will be made no later than 15 March 2016Students on financial aid should consult with their financial aid advisor to determine how a scholarship would impact their financial aid package. Continue reading

NSF Funding Opportunities in Marine Geology and Geophysics

OCE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (solicitation # NSF 14-607)

This fellowship is intended to recognize beginning investigators of significant potential and provide them with experience that will establish them in positions of leadership in the scientific community.  The grant provides a $62k/yr stipend for up to 24 months, up to $25k/yr for expenses and benefits, and up to $10k/yr for international collaboration. Continue reading