[ES_JOBS_NET] Arctic Oceanography - PDRA position at SAMS
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Tue Jan 17 09:20:22 MST 2017
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From: Sian Henley <s.f.henley at ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 8:00 AM
Please note an advert for a PDRA position in Physical Oceanography
linked to the UK NERC Changing Arctic Ocean Program.
Link to the formal advert: https://sams.myciphr247.com/jobsearch.aspx
Sian (on behalf of Dr Finlo Cottier)
The Arctic is arguably the most rapidly changing environment on the
planet and changes in sea ice are modifying critical biological and
biogeochemical processes. These challenges are being addressed through
the NERC Research Program /“The Changing Arctic Ocean”/. SAMS is leading
the Arctic PRIZE project <http://www.sams.ac.uk/arctic-prize/> (Arctic
Productivity in the Seasonal Ice Zone) in collaboration with 5 other UK
institutes and numerous world-leading international partners. We are
seeking a highly-motivated and dynamic postdoctoral researcher to support
the delivery of the physical oceanographic component of Arctic PRIZE.
The successful applicant will hold a PhD and have a background in
physical oceanography with an interest in how physical processes impact
on biological and biogeochemical systems. They will ideally have
experience of using autonomous vehicles (gliders and/or AUVs) to make
sustained measurements in shelf seas and an understanding of arctic
oceanography. Ideally they will have a track record of working within a
multi-disciplinary project environment.
The main duties are 1) Contribute to the preparation, planning and
execution of Arctic PRIZE research cruises 2) Contribute to the delivery of
the robotics program in Arctic PRIZE 3) Lead and publish high quality
peer-reviewed research to meet SAMS research objectives. 4) Form and
maintain national and international relationships and collaborations for
arctic research 5) Travel to national and international meetings to present
For general enquiries about the position please contact Dr Finlo Cottier at
Finlo.Cottier at sams.ac.uk <mailto:Finlo.Cottier at sams.ac.uk>
The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with registration number SC005336.
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