[ES_JOBS_NET] Post Doc position, alternatively PhD, in marine ecology- The Institute of Marine Research
marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Sat Dec 20 15:21:02 MST 2014
*The Institute of Marine Research is one of Europe’s largest centres of
marine research. We have a staff of around 750 and a wide range of research
facilities and laboratories of high international standard. The Institute
owns and operates six research vessels. Our main offices are in Bergen, and
we have a department in Tromsø and research stations in Matre, Austevoll
Post Doc position, alternatively PhD, in marine ecology (Mrk. 21-14)
At the Institute of Marine Research we are seeking a person to be employed
in a Post Doc position, alternatively a PhD candidate, to work on
application of stabile isotopes (C, N) in studies of food webs in the
Barents Sea and the Arctic Ocean. The position is for three years and is
placed in the ‘Ecosystem Processes’ research group at IMR with work place
in Tromsø. If there are no qualified applicants for the position as a Post
Doc, we will consider employing a PhD candidate within the same field of
The position is within two strategic projects at IMR - ”The Arctic Ocean
Ecosystem” (SI_Arctic) and ”Trophic interactions in the Barents Sea - steps
towards an Integrated Ecosystem Assessment” (TIBIA). The aim of the
position is to contribute to improved description and understanding of the
food webs, trophic interactions and pelagic-benthic couplings in our
northern marine ecosystems.
For the Post Doc position we are seeking a person with PhD in marine
ecology and experience in the use of stable carbon and nitrogen isotopes in
studies of food webs. The work will include sampling and analysis of
stabile isotopes from key species of the food web along a gradient from the
southern boreal to the northern Arctic parts of the Barents Sea ecosystem
and adjacent areas of the Arctic Ocean.
Alternatively (if there are no qualified candidates for the Post Doc
position) we are offering a PhD position for a person with relevant
scientific background and interest in specializing in application of
stabile isotopes in marine food studies.
The successful applicant will work in broad research teams in the two
projects which include international partners. In the case of a PhD the
candidate must fulfill the requirements for acceptance at the University of
Tromsø. The position requires participation in cruises and field work in
the context of the two strategic projects.
• a challenging and creative working environment
• work at a national institute with extensive international contacts
• a good working environment
• flexible working hours, good pensions and welfare schemes
The position as post doctor or PhD candidate is paid in accordance with the
civil service pay scale.
Would you like more information? Contact:
Senior scientist Hein Rune Skjoldal, tlf: 905 72 356, heinrune at imr.no,
Senior scientist Randi Ingvaldsen, tlf: 951 29 885, randi.ingvaldsen at imr.no
Senior scientist Lis Lindal Jørgensen, tlf: 971 85 556,
lis.lindal.joergensen at imr.no
The Institute of Marine Research is an Inclusive Workplace (IW) enterprise
that wishes to ensure diversity in its workforce, and we are an equal
opportunity employer. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to
apply for the vacancy.
Please note that information about applicants may be made public even if an
applicant has requested to be left off the list of applicants. Applicants
will be notified about this in advance.
Applications should be submitted electronically using the link on this
page, and should be accompanied by a full CV, relevant certificates and
diplomas and a complete list of publications.
Due date: 15.2.2015
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