Post Doctoral Fellow

Columbia, SC
Apr 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow

Internal Title


Band Unclassified

Requisition Number 010998

Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Salary Range

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

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends 10-16-2016

Job Close Date

Type of Position
Research Grant

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Academic/Administrative

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided
Health Insurance
Annual Leave
Sick Leave

Job Description
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.

Minimum Qualifications
PhD in Marine Science or Biological Oceanography.

Preferred Qualifications
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
Cover Letter
Statement of Teaching & Research Interests
List of References

Special Instructions to Applicants

SOC Code 19-4021


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