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Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
East Boothbay, ME, United States
19 days ago
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Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
East Boothbay, Maine, United States
19 days ago

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Position Overview
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences is seeking a postdoctoral scientist to develop ocean color remote sensing methods to detect swarms of the zooplankton Calanus finmarchicus (C. finmarchicus) in the western North Atlantic. They will work with field and satellite observations to build computational models / remote sensing algorithms and examine the behavior of C. finmarchicus swarms. There will be opportunities for the postdoctoral scientist to develop, lead and co-author manuscripts for publication in the primary research literature. This work is part of a project with collaborators at Bigelow Laboratory, in Scotland and in Canada.

Requirements

  • PhD in remote sensing, optical or biological oceanography or similar
  • Experience in ocean color remote sensing or hydrological optics or remote sensing algorithm development
  • Strong quantitative and programming skills (Python preferred, but not required)
  • Experience working with large, diverse datasets (experience working with satellite ocean color data preferred, but not required)
  • Ability to design and execute computational workflows for data manipulation, analysis and interpretation
  • Track record demonstrating a commitment to publishing research findings
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with significant motivation to publish in the peer-reviewed literature
  • Strong interest in team-based interdisciplinary science


Apply
Please submit a cover letter, CV, and three professional references using our online application portal. Screening of candidates will begin after January 17, 2021 with the expectation that the successful candidate will be available in March of 2022. The search will continue until the position is filled.

Individuals seeking more information about this position or needing to request an accommodation, please contact careers@bigelow.org or (207) 315-2567, ext. 107.

About Midcoast Maine
Bigelow Laboratory’s state-of-the-art oceanfront campus in East Boothbay is located in scenic Midcoast Maine, perfectly situated to provide access to the very best Maine has to offer. Within a reasonable commuting distance of most major Maine cities, this mid-coast peninsula offers the perfect balance between small town coastal charm and urban accessibility. Our peninsula is home to fishermen and sea captains, marine biologists, nature lovers, botanists and gardeners, artists, merchants, and entrepreneurs. Many non-profit organizations call this region home and work hard to further their missions in support of the arts, seamanship and marine education, conservation, historic preservation, and more.

Working at Bigelow Laboratory
Bigelow Laboratory is an inclusive community of scientists from around the world that welcomes and supports diverse opinions and cultures. Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences strives to maintain an environment that allows our employees to flourish through respectful, inclusive, and equitable treatment of others. We believe there is power in embracing the full diversity of humanity to advance science and are committed to supporting each other as individuals worthy of respect.

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.

The postdoctoral scientists at Bigelow Laboratory have access to professional training programs and opportunities for undergraduate student mentoring and teaching. A competitive compensation package is offered with a salary range starting at $50,000 as well as employee, family, and domestic partner health insurance; a 403(b) retirement contribution; paid time off including parental leave; as well as a working environment that supports continuous professional development and engagement. Bigelow Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 60753161
  • Location:
    East Boothbay, Maine, United States
  • Position Title: Postdoctoral Scientist in Zooplankton Remote Sensing
  • Company Name: Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
  • Industry: Research Laboratory
  • Job Function: Life Sciences (Non-biomedical)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Salary: $50,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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