[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Research Associate in Phytoplankton Ecology in Savannah, GA

Elizabeth Harvey harveyel at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 08:27:53 MDT 2015

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Position Location: Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, Savannah, GA

Position Description:
The Harvey Lab (http://www.skio.uga.edu/people/harvey/) at the University
of Georgia's Skidaway Institute of Oceanography in Savannah, GA invites
applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the field of
phytoplankton ecology. Research in the lab focuses on gaining a mechanistic
understanding of the linkages between planktonic cell-cell interactions and
large-scale oceanographic processes. Particularly, the lab looks at the
mechanisms of mortality in the planktonic environment and how they
influence food web structure and biogeochemical cycling.

The applicant will be primarily responsible for analysis of mortality rates
as a function of viral infection and/or consumption by microzooplankton
predators. Duties beyond research execution include timely dissemination of
results in peer-reviewed publications and presentations, regular
contributions to the functioning of the lab, and assistance with graduate
and undergraduate student mentoring. The successful applicant will have
opportunities for career development, including networking, outreach, and
grant proposal development.

Ph.D. in Oceanography, Marine Biology, Biology or a related field is

Please see job posting number: 20151889 on the University of Georgia's
employment website (http://www.hr.uga.edu/employment) for more information
and how to apply. Specific questions can be directed to Elizabeth Harvey (
elizabeth.harvey at skio.uga.edu).
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