16 noviembre 2011

Plaza Post-doctoral en oceanografía

A position as an Assistant Specialist III (recent PhD) is available in the Earth Research Institute within the Maritorena/Siegel Research group at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The successful candidate will work on the NASA Measures ocean color project at UCSB (http://wiki.icess.ucsb.edu/measures). We are looking for someone to analyze and validate global, advanced, satellite ocean color products (e.g. IOPs, PSD, PFT, merged products) and/or to develop and implement new bio-optical models to understand ocean color variability in the UV spectral region including phytoplankton fluorescence.

The candidate must have a PhD in oceanography or related discipline, a
Working knowledge of ocean optics, experience in the analysis satellite ocean color data sets, a strong publication record, and the desire to work on highly interdisciplinary problems. The Specialist series is a research position that carries with it the expectation that the candidate will bring to a project special skills, experience, and knowledge. The candidate will be responsible for carrying out his/her own research and coordinating critical team activities. He/she must be able to work independently in the field, including in potentially remote study areas.

The position is full time and offers a salary of $45,732 per year and full
benefits. The initial appointment is for one year beginning November 15,
2011, continuation beyond one year will be based on performance and
availability of funds.

Applications will be reviewed starting on December 1, 2011. The position
Will remain open until filled. Please send a cover letter describing your research interests and experience, curriculum vitae, names of three referees including names, email addresses, and telephone numbers, and representative publications to: recruit@eri.ucsb.edu, please include code Ocean Color in the subject line of the email.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.