Post Doctoral Fellow
Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow
Requisition Number 010998
Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Pay Basis Annually
Department Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences
Campus USC Columbia
Expected Fill Date 01/01/2017
Job Posting Date 10-10-2016
Minimum Posting Period Ends 10-16-2016
Job Close Date
Type of Position
Job Type Full-Time
Job Category Academic/Administrative
If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided
This position is for a postdoctoral fellow, fundeded by the Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program, to explore the responses of forage fish populations in eastern boundary upwelling ecosystems to physical and biogeochemical variability associated with future climate change. The goal of the project is estimation of fisheries productivity given projected changes in upwelling intensity and seasonality, nutrient stoichiometry, acidification, and plankton production and composition. Development and pursuit of personal research interests within fisheries oceanography will be encouraged and supported.
PhD in Marine Science or Biological Oceanography.
Knowledge in atmospheric circulation and natural resource management is a plus. Interests in global ocean governance and policy, aquaculture, economics, biodiversity, and social issues. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills and be able to work in an interdisciplinary team with oceanographers, biologists, economists and social scientists.
Detailed knowledge of climate influence on marine ecosystems in upwelling areas.
Knowledge of the dynamics of small pelagic, planktivorous fish populations.
Proficiency in quantitative modeling and fluency in one or more computer programming languages.
Knowledge of standard research-related statistical, graphing, and presentation software.
Documents which must be associated with this posting
Statement of Teaching & Research Interests
List of References
Special Instructions to Applicants
SOC Code 19-4021