[Met-jobs] post-doc position at CICESE / Mexico

There is an opening for a post-doc position at the Physical Oceanography
department at CICESE, in Ensenada / Baja California – Mexico.
We need a motivated young scientist, willing to contribute to the
modelling team on a major national project in the Gulf of Mexico. Research
subjects cover a broad spectrum, from data assimilation and climatological
model runs to biogeochemical modelling.
Previous experience with the ROMS ocean model is highly desirable. The
position is initially for 1 year, with possible extension depending on
performance. Tentative starting date is January 2016 (negotiable).

– PhD. in Physical Oceanography or equivalent;
– Experience running and/or analyzing the outputs of oceanic
numerical models.
– Proven good communication skills (written and spoken) in English.

– Experience with the ROMS model
– Experience with data assimilation and/or biogeochemical modelling.
– Be able to work/communicate in Spanish.

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Julio Sheinbaum (julios@cicese.mx);
Dr. Joao Marcos A C Souza (jazevedo@cicese.mx); or
Dr. Alejandro Pares Sierra (apares@cicese.mx)

Faculty Position Search at Texas Tech

Tenure-Track Position in Sedimentology or Geophysics at Texas Tech University

The Department of Geosciences at Texas Tech University seeks applicants for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in either sedimentology or geophysics to start Fall 2016. A PhD in an Earth Science or closely related discipline at time of appointment is required.

We seek a dynamic researcher and teacher who uses innovative field, laboratory and/or modeling approaches in either targeted area.  For sedimentology, we seek candidates with expertise in sandstone, mudstone or carbonate sedimentary systems. For geophysics, we seek candidates with a specialty in seismology or CSEM/MT methods. The geophysics candidate’s main area of research should be in imaging and interpreting crust and lithospheric features and whose interests include the basin scale. A letter of application including contact information for three references, vita, and short statements of research and teaching philosophies can be uploaded at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/ requisition #5155BR.

We seek candidates with strong records of scholarship who have the proven capacity or the clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University. The department (www.geosciences.ttu.edu) has active research specialties in geology, geophysics, geochemistry, geography, and atmospheric science. We have ~350 undergraduate majors and ~85 graduate students. Texas Tech is located in Lubbock on the edge of the Permian Basin. The region appreciates the social and economic importance of geoscience research due to the importance of petroleum and groundwater resources to the national economy. Teaching duties include graduate and undergraduate courses in the candidate’s specialty. Service to the department, university, and discipline is expected.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  We encourage applications from qualified candidates who can contribute, through research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University.  The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.  Evaluation of candidates will begin November 11, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.  Department representatives will be available to discuss the position at the GSA Annual Meeting (1-4 November) in Baltimore, Maryland. Questions should be sent to Dr. Jeff Lee, Search Committee Chair: jeff.lee@ttu.edu.

[ES_JOBS_NET] Ecosystem scientist or Information Specialist postdoc for stream macrosystems project

Seeking an innovative information specialist or an ecosystem scientist
with deep experience in information science to help us build the
StreamPULSE data portal for visualizing and analyzing environmental
sensor data from rivers across the United States. We are seeking an
information specialist to create an online data portal and provide data
analysis and visualization support for a continental network of
freshwater researchers supported by major new funding from NSF’s
Macrosystems Program. The successful applicant will be housed within Duke’s River Center and will work closely with both River Center scientists and data scientists of the USGS Center for Integrated Data Analytics.
The ideal candidate will have experience with web design and data
management, familiarity with statistical analysis, and either an
advanced degree or significant work experience. Our new team member will
aid in developing analysis and visualization tools for collating,
exploring and modeling high-resolution chemical and physical sensor data
derived from streams throughout the United States. In addition to
managing data for the team, the successful applicant will help create
associated tools and techniques for training and outreach to a global
network of researchers and freshwater managers and will assist in the
development of educational products that promote a new understanding of
freshwater ecosystems. Familiarity with scientific computing languages
(e.g. R, python) and relational databases (e.g. mySQL, PostgreSQL) is
required. Experience with web development (e.g., proficiency in HTML,
CSS, javascript); the use of web data services (e.g. REST); and an
understanding of data standards for time series observations (e.g.,
waterML) and data formats (e.g., XML, NetCDF, JSON) is preferred.
Significant opportunities exist for independent research in
ecological synthesis, software development or information science
depending upon the applicant’s career aspirations. Salary will be
competitive and we are open to several possible employment possibilities
depending upon applicant preferences (contract based vs. full-time
employment) and experience (technical staff to postdoctoral scholar).
Now accepting applications for a position beginning as early as
October 1, 2015. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and contact
information for three references to Emily Bernhardt with subject line “InformationScienceApplicant”

[ES_JOBS_NET] Full-Time Faculty Position in Science, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Full-Time Faculty Position
in Science

The Liberal Arts department
of SAIC seeks a scientist with a PhD to fill a full-time, tenured
or tenure-track faculty position to begin fall 2016. We seek to
add a full-time faculty member whose research and teaching relate
to environmental or climate science. The ideal candidate has
additional expertise in one or more of the following
areas—computational modeling, large data sets, and/or innovative
data visualization—and will contribute to the diversity of the
School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or a unique
set of experiences that expands the intellectual conversation of
the field. Candidates must have a commitment to teaching science
that informs the major social and political debates of our times.

This position is for
someone who is committed to an interdisciplinary approach, a
scholarly community of colleagues well outside the fields of
science, and creative students. The successful applicant must
demonstrate outstanding communications skills and a talent for
teaching the non-scientist.

Depending on the candidate,
this position also offers the possibility for potential
collaborations in innovative teaching and research across various
departments of the school, such as Art and Technology Studies,
Architecture, Sculpture, Fiber and Materials Studies and various
departments through the development of innovative courses.

Rank and salary are
commensurate with experience, teaching, and current professional

Program Profile

SAIC is a college offering
undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fine arts and design.
The Department of Liberal Arts, one of 23 departments at the
school, is chaired by a full-time faculty member with 14 full-time
faculty and over 100 part-time faculty that offers 200 courses
each year, primarily to undergraduate students pursuing a BFA in
Studio Art. Liberal Arts courses provide the intellectual
foundation for success at the school and in students’ continuing
practice as artists and scholars. The department offers courses in
English, the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Science, and
foreign languages, as well as English for International Students,
and Academic Access, a probationary academic enrichment program.

Current science faculty
maintain research and teaching affiliations with a number of area
universities, labs and museums. The School of the Art Institute of
Chicago is affiliated (and physically connected) with the
world-renowned Art Institute of Chicago, and is in close proximity
to other Chicago museums like the Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum
of Natural History, and the Adler Planetarium. The area boasts
three world-class research universities, two national
laboratories, and a large number of smaller universities and
colleges. More information


The successful candidate
will join a science faculty of 14 (currently three full-time) in
teaching introductory and interdisciplinary courses in science to
undergraduate art and design students. The position also involves
assisting in the coordination of the math and science program;
contributing to the program and School through other
administrative duties and service; and ongoing engagement in
scholarly and professional activities.


Required: PhD in
environmental and/or climate science or equivalent. Prior teaching
experience required. Supervisory and administrative experience

Application Procedures

or before Friday, November 20, 2015, please submit
application materials atSAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to
create an account, and then complete the application that is a
combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will
underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply
for the position. You are encouraged to begin the application well
before the deadline. No applications may be submitted beyond the
deadline for any reason.

the fields for: educational
background; current position; and contact information for three
professional references (one of whom will be able to specifically
address the candidate’s suitability for this position).

convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files to upload
include: cover letter stating interests and qualifications;
curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; statement of
research; and examples of course syllabi.

[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoc at the University of Colorado (Boulder, CO) in Arctic Cloud and Precipitation Processes

Posting Title: CIRES/PSD Research Associate (“Postdoctoral Research Scientist”) Cloud and Precipitation Process

Campus: Boulder

Posting Description
The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado is seeking a Research Associate (“Postdoctoral Research Scientist”) to work at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations’ Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) Physical Sciences Division (PSD) on studies to understand cloud and precipitation processes at high latitudes using remote sensing techniques.

Position responsibilities include development of process-level understanding and remote-sensing-based research products to further such understanding using measurements from the US Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program facilities along the North Slope of Alaska (NSA). Specifically, the candidate will be expected to perform original research and develop data products in support of efforts to understand (1) the lifecycle of liquid-containing Arctic clouds, (2) Arctic cloud precipitation and snowfall properties, (3) aerosol-cloud interactions in the Arctic, and (4) long-term climatological Arctic cloud properties. Measurements to be used in these efforts will come from a variety of remote sensors, primarily including radar (vertically pointing Ka-band, scanning W- and Ka-band, radar wind profiler), but also potentially including lidar (Raman Lidar, Doppler Lidar, HSRL), microwave radiometers, interferometers (e.g. AERI), and a variety of instrumentation for observing the surface energy budget. Experience with ARM datasets and data products is highly desirable. Additionally, experience in the use of such observations to evaluate model output and develop parameterizations across a variety of model scales (LES to GCM) is also of interest. The position involves working with a diverse team of researchers at CIRES/NOAA ESRL and the NOAANational Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL).

Minimum Qualifications
• Recent PhD with detailed knowledge of one or more of the following disciplines: atmospheric sciences, physics, radar-related engineering.
• Expertise in one or more of the following areas is desired: radar meteorology and remote-sensing techniques; Arctic clouds, weather and climate; statistical methods; and weather/climate models and their applications.
• Experience analyzing large datasets
• Experience with the development of value-added products from remote sensing datasets and with the interpretation of aircraft in-situ microphysical datasets for evaluation of such products is desirable
• Ability to conduct original research, publish in peer-reviewed journals, and give presentations of research at science conferences
• Knowledge of and experience with: analysis/graphics packages (e.g. NCL), geophysical data formats (NetCDF), programming language (IDL, Matlab, Python), and operating systems (Linux/mac OS X)

Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the required documents:
2-cover letter
3- Proof of highest degree earned (copy of diploma or unofficial transcripts)
4- List of 3 professional references and complete contact information, of which an official written letter of recommendation will be requested by the hiring unit at the appropriate time during the search.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu.

The University of Colorado Boulder conducts background checks for all final applicants being considered for employment.
The position will be filled as a Research Associate at the University of Colorado Boulder and will be eligible for employee benefits, including 22 days of vacation (for a 100% position) per year.
Screening will begin immediately and continue until filled.

Job posting contact: Karen Dempsey
Job posting contact telephone: 303-492-1168
Job posting contact email: Jobs@cires.colorado.edu
Job Posting Number: RF02941
Quicklink for Posting: http://ift.tt/1JFl1Dt
Open Until Filled: Yes

[ECOLOG-L] Postdoc in Vegetation Permafrost Interactions

A postdoctoral research position is available in the Department of Geography
at Colgate University to participate in a project focused on understanding
ecosystem and vegetation influences on permafrost thermal dynamics. The
postdoctoral researcher will be responsible for running a field component of
the project at the Northeast Scientific Station in Cherskii, Russia, which
primarily involves operation and interpretation of sap-flux and related
micrometeorological measurements. The postdoc will spend substantial time in
Siberia during the June – Sept field season, and should have experience in
rugged field conditions. The ideal candidate will have experience or
interest in working with high frequency time series data. Candidates with
backgrounds in plant ecophysiology, ecosystem ecology, forestry, hydrology,
physical geography, or remote sensing are encouraged to apply.

Funding is available for two years, with an anticipated start date of
January 1st 2016. Though the position involves no teaching responsibilities,
it is ideally suited for candidates interested in exploring the liberal arts
career path. To apply applicants should submit a cover letter describing
relevant experience and qualification, curriculum vitae, and three letters
of recommendation to http://ift.tt/1JFl1Dq. Review of
applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Contact Mike Loranty (mloranty@colgate.edu) with questions or for more

[ECOLOG-L] Job Opportunity: Communications Officer for the LTER National Communications Office

Communications Officer for the
New Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) National
Communications Office


The National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis is
seeking a seasoned science communications professional to help
lead the new LTER National Communications Office in Santa Barbara,
California. This is a great opportunity to shape the
communications effort across the 25 sites of the LTER Network!

The National Science Foundation’s LTER Program was established
in 1980 to study ecological processes operating on
decadal-to-century time scales. The program now includes a
network of 25 diverse sites and engages thousands of researchers
and students. The mission of the newly created LTER National
Communications Office (LNCO) is to foster and coordinate
research, education, and outreach activities across the LTER
Network. The LNCO Chief Communications Officer will lead LNCO
communications activities to enhance awareness and understanding
of LTER research and applications both within the LTER community
and across diverse constituencies and stakeholders.

Job Description:

This individual will have lead responsibility for developing
and coordinating communications across the LTER network, will
serve as the point of contact between the LNCO and LTER
community, supervise communications and outreach staff and
interns, and work with the LNCO Director and other team members
to ensure that all communication functions of the LNCO are
operating efficiently and effectively. Key audiences for
communications and synthesis efforts include: LTER network of
scientists, NSF funding officers and LTER governance, the
scientific community at large, and the public.

• Develop and maintain close working familiarity with the LTER
network of scientists and key stakeholders;
• Collaborate in development and implementation of a high-impact
LNCO communications strategy;
• Promote the mission and research and education accomplishments
of the LTER network;
• Train and supervise 3-4 part time professional graduate
science communication interns who will assist in communication
• Oversee design and implementation of an LNCO website, develop
website content, oversight of Twitter and other social media;
• Cultivate and coordinate media outreach and placement;
• Collaborate with staff at LTER sites to develop communication
and promotional materials for the LTER Network;
• Coordinate communications efforts and foster collaboration
with and among LTER sites, and with the broader research and
education community;
• Collaborate in use of innovative virtual interaction
strategies to enable communication and strengthen relationships
among LTER sites;
• Evaluate the success and efficacy of communication materials
and strategies;
• Support outreach and education events and general program
• Collaborate with other LNCO lead staff in research, education
and training; and program evaluation.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Four or more years as a communications professional, or
comparable relevant experience;
• Demonstrated effectiveness in media, journalism,
communication, public relations, social media, or other related
field, proven success with the high profile media;
• Demonstrated ability to organize information (e.g., web
content) in a way that is both aesthetically pleasing and
enhances accessibility and usability;
• Expertise with internet-based communication technologies,
including social media, new platforms for science publishing,
video conferencing, web-based streaming, and web discussion
• Familiarity with standard document, graphic design,
publishing, and web content management software.

Additional Qualifications:
• Familiarity with ecological science and environmental issues;
• PhD or Masters degree in science communication, environmental
communication, science journalism, environmental science or a
related field;
• Strong networking and relationship-building skills and
interest in building broad collaborations;
• Ability to manage several projects/tasks at the same time;
• Able to work well with a wide range of constituencies,
including governmental bodies, non-governmental organizations,
industry, and communities;
• Able to work effectively both independently and
• Ability to translate complex scientific information and
concepts to a variety of audiences, including the general public


Please apply online at
http://ift.tt/1JDGaOv You will need your
most recently updated curriculum vitae, cover letter and three
references (contact information only)

[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor – Watershed Hydrologist – Ohio State

Title:                     Assistant
Professor, Watershed Hydrologist, 50% Teaching, 50% Research (OARDC)


Location:              School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR),
College of Food, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State


Description:         This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position in the
SENR. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a nationally-recognized
research program in watershed hydrology focused on hydrologic phenomena at the channel
to catchment scale. Ideally, this scientist will integrate field observations
and measurements with advanced techniques in hydrological modeling, geographical
information systems (GIS), and/or remote sensing. Research areas of particular
interest include (a) subsurface hydrologic processes, (b) surface
water-subsurface water interactions (that can include, but are not limited to,
nutrient fluxes, transport and fate of environmental pollutants, residence
time/cycling), and (c) hydrological responses to climate change, land-cover
change, and disturbances in agricultural and urban/suburban landscapes. Engineering
hydrology (infrastructure analysis, design, construction, and operation) is
outside of the scope of this position.


The incumbent will be expected to
contribute to the SENR’s teaching and advising programs in Environmental
Science and to work with current faculty in related fields including aquatic
ecology, terrestrial and fire ecology, water resource management, and environmental
chemistry. The incumbent will be expected to develop an externally-funded
research program, attract outstanding graduate students, and be committed to
undergraduate education. Specific expectations and responsibilities include,
but are not limited to:


•     Develop an independent research program
related to watershed hydrology with appropriate interdisciplinary alliances that
includes a strong graduate student program.


•     Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in
area of expertise as well as within the Environmental Science curriculum. In
particular, the incumbent will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate
curriculum in both general water-quality management and watershed hydrology and
to teach assigned undergraduate SENR service courses.


•     Secure extramural funding and publish in
refereed journals. The development of an interdisciplinary research program
will be essential.


•     Advise undergraduate students, including
honors students, and assist with advising undergraduate student organizations.


•     Work collaboratively with other University
faculty/personnel, government agencies, non-government organizations, and
citizen groups to advance the land grant mission of the University.  Opportunities to work with the College’s
Field to Faucet initiative as well as the University’s Discovery Theme’s
initiative may exist.


•     Serve the University and professional
communities through appropriate activities.


Qualifications:     Earned Ph.D. with a strong academic background in hydrology. This
position is designed to integrate and expand on existing research strengths in
Aquatic Sciences. The ability to work with environmental social scientists is
desirable. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent verbal and
written communication skills and a willingness and ability to work closely with
other people. Postdoctoral experience and previous involvement with state and
federal agencies within the US or internationally are strongly encouraged. Demonstrated
teaching scholarship and experience in mentoring members of underrepresented
groups preferred.


Salary/Support:   Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. The Ohio
State University offers one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the
nation, which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition
authorization; paid vacation and sick leave; ten paid holidays; and State
Teachers Retirement System of Ohio (STRS) or an Alternative Retirement Program.
A start-up package, including discretionary funding, will be provided.



Diversity:             The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a
culturally and intellectually diverse environment, and encouraging all members
of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career
families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community
members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance
Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher
Education Recruitment Consortium.


Application:         Applications must include the following: cover letter (1-2
pp); curriculum vitae; statements of research interests (1-2 pp), teaching
philosophy (1 page), and multicultural experience and commitment to diversity/inclusion
(1 page); and a list of four professional references with contact information. Applicants
should forward these materials via email as a consolidated pdf to:


Mazeika Sullivan, Watershed Hydrologist Search Committee Chair

of Environment and Natural Resources

Ohio State University

Coffey Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210-1085

address: sullivan.191@osu

Deadline:              Applications will be reviewed starting Dec. 18,
2015 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.



The Ohio State University is an Equal Opportunity,
Affirmative Action Employer.  Women,
minorities, Vietnam era veterans, disabled veterans, and individuals with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.


[ES_JOBS_NET] postdoc position at University of Victoria

Postdoctoral Researcher – Saanich Inlet Redox Experiment
Applications are being accepted for a full-time Postdoctoral Researcher to work with Dr. Roberta Hamme, Dr. Jay Cullen, and Dr. David Turpin at University of Victoria examining redox species cycling in Saanich Inlet.  The deep waters of Saanich Inlet are flushed
each year and then move from oxygenated to strongly reducing again within several months.  The goal of this multi-investigator project is to examine the temporal evolution of redox-sensitive species and their interrelationships.  The successful candidate will
lead an intensive time series of cruises in Saanich Inlet collecting multiple types of samples, conduct metal concentration and speciation measurements, and analyze/assist with other types of measurements such as dissolved gases and rate incubations.
This is a two-year position (subject to renewal after the first year) based in Victoria, BC, Canada.  The candidate must have a Ph.D. in chemical oceanography or a closely related discipline by the start date.  A background in trace metal measurements and conducting
oceanographic fieldwork is highly desirable.  The ability to work on small oceanographic vessels, to interact well in a group setting, and to communicate effectively (oral and written) is also required.
For questions about the position or to apply, please email Dr. Roberta Hamme at rhamme at
uvic.ca. Applicants should submit a personal statement describing research experience and interests, a curriculum vitae, relevant peer-reviewed publications, and names and contact information of three referees. Evaluation of applications
will begin immediately with an intended position start date in spring 2016.  The University of Victoria is committed to providing an environment which protects and promotes the human rights and affirms the dignity of all persons, including those of diverse
backgrounds and needs, and which provides equitable access to employment opportunities.


Roberta Hamme – (250) 472-4014

rhamme@uvic.ca, http://ift.tt/1hkQWCF

[Met-jobs] Visiting Faculty Position at Ohio University (USA)

Forwarded from CLIMLIST…


Ohio University. The Department of Geography invites applications for a
visiting faculty position in Meteorology for the 2016-2017 academic year
but preferably beginning January 2016, with the possibility of renewal
for up to two additional years. We seek candidates possessing a strong
background in Meteorology, with a commitment to undergraduate education.
The successful candidate will teach five courses in the academic year
(two semesters), including Meteorology, Physical Meteorology,
Meteorological Observations, and Mesoscale Meteorology. Experience in
teaching similar courses is desirable. Other courses may be assigned
depending on departmental needs or candidate’s interests, such as
introductory Physical or Environmental Geography, Statistics, or GIS.

Ohio University is a four-year Research-Extensive public institution of
approximately 22,000 students located in Athens, a progressive community
situated in the rolling hills of southeastern Ohio. The Department of
Geography currently has 15 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty
members, 170 undergraduate majors and 24 master’s students, and offers a
range of degree programs including environmental geography, GISc, urban
planning and sustainability, globalization and development,
environmental pre-law, and meteorology. The meteorology program
currently has 72 undergraduate majors. The department enjoys excellent
teaching, research, IT, and administrative support for its activities.
The Scalia Laboratory for Atmospheric Analysis supports teaching and
research in meteorology, climatology, and forecasting.

A Ph.D. in Geography, Atmospheric Sciences, or closely related field is
preferred, but ABD status candidates will be considered. Review of
applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the
position is filled. For full consideration, please apply by October 15,
2015. The completed application must include a letter of application,
curriculum vitae, evidence of research and teaching experience, and the
names and contact information for three professional references. For
more information about the Department please visit us online at
. Ohio University is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a
diverse faculty.

Apply online at: .
Questions may be directed to Dr. James Dyer, Chair, Department of
Geography, Ohio University, Athens, OH USA 45701-2979. Voice:
+1-740-593-1138. Fax: +1-740-593-1139. E-mail: dyer@ohio.edu.