Postdoctoral position(s) on the genomics, function, and ecology driving adaptive radiation and multiple fitness peaks in Caribbean pupfishes

The Martin Fish Speciation Lab at the University of California Berkeley Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (starting January 2019) seeks a postdoc for integrative studies of adaptive phenotypes and fitness in a sympatric radiation of trophic specialist pupfishes. Pupfishes present a rare opportunity to investigate the recent origins of spectacular adaptive radiation and the evolution of […]

PhD studentship in marine bioinformatics/molecular biology at Newcastle University, UK 

A competitive PhD studentship in marine bioinformatics/molecular biology is available at Newcastle University, UK rated as one of the top 150 universities in the world. This 3-year fellowship provides a full tuition fee waiver, a competitive living stipend, and a considerable research allowance. Title: Revealing Adaptive Divergence of Aquatic Rubiscos (RADAR) Abstract: Photosynthesis is the most […]

Principal Investigator in Satellite Oceanography – DL 31 Aug 18

Principal Investigator in Satellite Oceanography National Oceanography Centre, Southampton £35,222 – £40,505 (Band 5) / £45,271 – £52,061 (Band 4) depending on relevant experience Full time Open Ended About the role: We are offering an exciting opportunity for a dynamic scientist with initiative and creativity to provide scientific leadership and develop new ideas and proposals […]

Visiting Asst. Professor of Marine Ecology and Invertebrate Zoology, Old Dominion, Norfolk, Virginia

  The Department of Biological Sciences at Old Dominion University invites applications for a non-tenure track, Visiting Assistant Professor position in Marine Ecology. The start date for this position is August, 2018 for a 10 month appointment (one academic year), with a possible extension to a second year. We seek applicants with a Ph.D. in […]

SFS TCI Lecture Positions

The School for Field Studies Center for Marine Resource Studies in the Turks and Caicos Islands is seeking lectures for our Marine Ecology course and Environmental Policy course.  Please see  our  web site ( or contact SFS Dean Mark Seifert at for additional information. via CoralList

Fishery Scientist Position, National Museum of Natural History (France) – DL 30 Jul 18

The National Museum of Natural History (MNHN) in Paris offers a 20-month (renewable) contract to a fishery scientist with strong skills in modelling of fish stocks. This position supports the development of robust assessment methods and harvest strategies for toothfish fisheries in the Southern Ocean. He/she will contribute to fisheries management outcomes under the Convention for […]

Nine PhD Positions Available, SZN (Italy) – DL 20 Jul 18

The Anton Dohrn Zoological Station (SZN) has opened a PhD programme consisting of a total of nine available positions. These positions cover a wide array of topics, and will all feature interdisciplinary research of varying topics. Application deadline: 20 Jul 2018 >> See more Via EuroMarine

Postdoctoral Researcher in Greenland Ice Sheet Modelling, VUB (Belgium) – DL 30 Jun 18

The successful candidate will contribute to the development of a high-resolution coupled atmosphere-ocean-sea ice-ice sheet model configuration covering Greenland, the North Atlantic, and the Arctic, in collaboration with the other scientists working on the project. The technical aspects associated to model development will be supervised by a computer scientist specifically dedicated to this configuration. Application […]

Coastal Ocean Dynamics research scientist position, Ifremer (France) – DL 4 Jul 18

Ifremer is hiring a tenured Physical Oceanography Scientist to work on Coastal Ocean Dynamics. The applicant will participate in the study of (sub)-mesoscale processes present in the coastal or continental shelf environment. The challenge is to develop an understanding meso- and sub meso-scale processes, to rationalize their study, and to develop the conceptual framework necessary […]

Two Postdoctoral Positions in Microbial and Marine Fauna Biogeography, University of Chile (Chile) – DL 27 Jul 18

The University of Chile is offering two postgraduate positions in relation to the GAB project. The first position will study the microbiota in Antarctic and sub-Antarctic areas, while the second position will focus on marine fauna in the Southern Ocean. Both positions have a duration of approximately 18 to 24 months, and commence in September 2018. Applicants […]

Seafood Policy Officer, World Wide Fund for Nature (Belgium) – DL 1 Jul 18

This position will be based in the office in Brussels, and will act as the Policy lead for the World Wide Fund’s (WWF’s) Fish Forward project, designing and leading the coordinated delivery of the EU-wide policy work on sustainable seafood, in close coordination with WWF Austria. The successful candidate will also play a key role in […]

17th Meiofauna Conference, 7-12 Jul 2019, Évora (Portugal) – DL 31 Jan 19

This conference aims to discuss and advance the understanding of the current state of meiofauna diversity and their interactions in marine and freshwater systems. It will be a dynamic conference, focused on innovative research topics and providing a set of interesting keynote sessions, contributed talks and posters and thematic workshops. More information will become available […]

Workshops on SOLAS Core Themes 4 and 5, 27-29 Nov 2018, Rome (Italy) – DL 2 Oct 18

The SOLAS international project will host two workshops which will focus on challenging topics which are core themes of the project. The first workshop will focus on challenging topics in the field of air-sea interactions and atmospheric chemistry. The second workshop will look at the realisation from the SOLAS national annual reports of the existence of many large […]

Lipids in the Ocean: Structure, function, ecological role and applications, 20-22 Nov 2018, Brest (France) – DL 30 Jun 18

This international-level conference will strengthen the position of international research on marine lipids in order to address broad scientific questions. This conference will aim to engage with as wide an audience as possible, with graduate students, academic and government researchers, and industrial and resource managers interested by lipids in aquatic ecosystems all welcome to attend. […]

Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit, 29-30 Oct 2018, Bali (Indonesia) – DL 6 Jul 18

Approximately 200 youth leaders from countries worldwide will be selected to participate in the third Our Ocean, Our Legacy Youth Leadership Summit. The youth summit will draw high-level ocean leaders, who will interact with student participants, facilitate breakout sessions, and provide youth with insights for their ocean projects and commitments. Additionally, youth leaders will have […]

Sixth EMSEA Conference, 2-5 Oct 2018, Newcastle (United Kingdom) – DL 5 Jul 18

The sixth edition of the EMSEA annual conference will be hosted by Newcastle University. The conference provides delegates the opportunity to inspire and to be inspired by sharing innovative ocean literacy work with others. The conference will provide a wide array of talks, interactive workshops, and field trips, social and networking events. Abstract submission deadline: […]

Symposium ‘Marine Biogeochemical Sciences for the Sustainability of the West Pacific Biosphere’, Sep 2018, China DL 15 Aug 18

JK IMBeR Symposium ‘Marine Biogeochemical Sciences for the Sustainability of the West Pacific Biosphere’, 17-19 Sep 2018, Shanghai (China)   The 8th China-Japan-Korea IMBeR Symposium will focus on analyzing the impact of climate change and anthropogenic forcing on physical processes and biogeochemical cycles, ecosystem structure and functions, and fisheries in the West Pacific region, and […]

International Symposium in Makassar – DL 2 July 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, On behalf of the MarSave Unhas International Symposium (MUIS) 2018 organizing committee, we are pleased to announce that the abstract submission deadline has been extended to July 2nd, 2018 in response to numerous requests and due to the increased interest in the upcoming 1st MarSave Symposium. Looking forward to seeing you all at […]

NASA Flood Risk Workshop

NASA Flood Risk Workshop to be held 1-3 October 2018 at INSTAAR (University of Colorado) in Boulder, CO. Please have a look at our workshop web site for scope, aims and important dates etc.: The overarching goal with this workshop is to identify minimal requirements for mapping / modeling global flood risk that meets […]

GOOS Webinar tomorrow, 19 June: Deoxygenation in the global and coastal ocean: challenges of observing and modelling low oxygen zones

Deoxygenation in the global and coastal ocean: challenges of observing and modelling low oxygen zones Dr Marilaure Grégoire, University of Liège Tuesday 19 June, 13:00 GMT/UTC see what time that is for you » Click this link to join the webinar to register and be reminded to join at the appropriate time. The IOC-Unesco Global Ocean Oxygen Network (GO2NE) Since […]

PhD position using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to measure animal distribution DL: 22 Jun 18

PhD position – at North Highland College UHI, Scotland: Behavioural changes of top predators related to tidal-stream energy extraction – using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to measure animal distribution Deadline: Friday, June 22, 2018   via Luiz de Camões

PhD Position The role of hadal zones in the long-term fate of marine microplastics: Identification of microplastics in the deep sea of the Kuril-Kamchatka Trench, Northwest Pacific (Deep-MiPoll). – DL 30 Jun 18

Job offer ref. #01-18012 The Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (SGN) is a member of the Leibniz Association and is based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. SGN conducts natural history research with almost 800 employees and research institutions in six federal states, and is also custodian of the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Messel. The Senckenberg […]

Vacancy for Curator, Algal Herbarium (maternity cover) – DL 22 Jun 18

Vacancy for Curator, Algal Herbarium (maternity cover): Embedded within the Algae, Fungi and Plants Division of the Department of Life Sciences, the Curator of Algae will work alongside the Curator of Diatoms to manage the Natural History Museum’s unique collections across algal groups, ensuring best practice in collections care and providing access to a […]

Two-year postdoctoral research position available at the Roscoff Marine Laboratory in France – DL 4 Jul 18

Kelp association genetics and breeding for sustainable aquaculture A two-year postdoctoral research position is immediately available at the Roscoff Marine Laboratory in France (…/laboratory-integrative-biology-m…). The aim of the project is to develop and apply various genetic approaches, including GWAS, as part of a breeding program to support sustainable kelp aquaculture. Algal aquaculture is a rapidly […]

6th EMSEA Conference – NewCastle, UK 2-5 October 2018 – DL 5 Jul 18

Join fellow marine educators at EMSEA’s 6th annual conference, hosted by Newcastle University. The conference provides delegates the opportunity to inspire and to be inspired by sharing innovative ocean literacy work with others.  The conference is a good mixture of talks, interactive workshops, and field trips, social and networking events. The overarching theme of the 2018 […]

Temporary Part-Time Communications Manager, Marine Institute (Ireland) – DL 22 Jun 18

The part-time temporary communications manager will, with their counterpart and liaising with the senior management team, develop and be responsible for implementing the Marine Institute’s communications strategy. Specific responsibilities for this role will include the management of web and social media including the development of innovative strategies to maximise the Marine Institute’s impact. Application deadline: 22 […]

Scientific and Technical Officer in Shellfish Microbiology, Marine Institute (Ireland) – DL 22 Jun 18

The successful candidate for this position will work as part of the Shellfish Microbiology team and will be responsible for the development and implementation methods relevant to the area of the microbiological and virological contamination of bivalve shellfish. The role will also involve scientific and technical support to research projects undertaken within the team in […]

Postdoctoral position at Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, IOW (Germany) – DL 30 Jun 18

This role will mainly involve working in a diverse scientific team bridging terrestrial/limnic and marine science in paleoenvironmental research. Candidates should hold a PhD in geosciences, or a related discipline. Previous expertise in trace-metal geochemistry including experience in ICP analytics and sedimentology, as well as strong English and team-work skills are essential. The candidates should be willing […]

Postdoctoral position in Biological Oceanography, GEOMAR (Germany) – DL 30 Jun 18

This postdoctoral position will see candidates conduct innovative research in the area of plankton ecology and pelagic biogeochemistry through experiments, field surveys and numerical simulations. To be considered for the role, applicants must have a minimum of a PhD in biological oceanography or a related field, with a track record of publishing in respected journals a […]

Research Associate in TRAFFIC project, Leibniz ,Germany

This position will be heavily involved in the TRAFFIC project, which aims to study the foodweb structure and its functional links, to analyse the trophic transfer efficiency (TTE), and the associated effects of the biologically mediated CO2 uptake. To be eligible for the role, candidates must have an educational background in marine sciences or a related discipline, […]

ARICE Call 2018 for Ship-Time Proposals – DL 05 Jul 18

The Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium (ARICE) has opened a call inviting ship-time proposals requesting access to PRV Polarstern, CCGS Amundsen and RV Sikuliaq in the Arctic Ocean to carry out ship-based research activities within any field of marine science. Application deadline: 5 Jul 2018 >> See more   via EuroMarine

Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) Calls for proposals to support organizations of training courses/workshops and Publications of books/manuals – DL 15 Jun 18

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) has opened two calls through the Marine and Coastal Science for Management (MASMA) programme in this region. The first of these calls is a call for research proposals. The second advertised call is for proposals to support organizations of training courses/workshops and Publications of books/manuals. Application deadline: 15 Jun 2018 >> See […]

EKLIPSE Call for the Organisation of Capacity Building Events – DL 15 Aug 18

The EKLIPSE network is looking for individuals to submit an idea for a seminar, short course, or other forms of educational material or training events for capacity training. The main aim of event organisations is that they are relevant to the Science-Policy-Society interface, regarding biodiversity and ecosystem services, in the European Union. Application deadline: 15 Aug 2018 […]

3rd EKLIPSE Call for Requests Now Open – DL 30 Jun 18

This call openly invites policy makers and other individuals involved in marine science to identify topics or evidence needs relating to biodiversity and ecosystem services which are of EU policy relevance. To be eligible for the call, applicants must not be from organisations that are part of the EKLIPSE consortium, and their request must be relevant to […]

JONSMOD 2018 Conference, 17-19 Oct 2018, Florence (Italy) – DL 30 Jun 18

The JONSMOD 2018 Conference will be hosted by Consorzio LaMMA. Some of the major topics that will be covered at the conference include modelling of physical processes, data assimilation technique and the needs and uses of remote sensing data. Abstract submission deadline: 30 Jun 2018 >> See more   via EuroMarine

Aquaculture & Fisheries Conference, 8-9 Oct 2018, London (United Kingdom) – DL 16 Jun 18

The 10th Euro-Global Summit on Aquaculture & Fisheries, taking place this year in London, will see a significant number of speakers give talks to attendees at the event. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Impeccable Growth of the Aquaculture & Fisheries Sector’. Individuals who have a minimum of a masters in an aquaculture-related discipline […]

United Nations High Level Ocean & Climate Conference, 10-11 Sep 2018, Paris (France)

Since the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21), significant research has been conducted studying our understanding of the interactions between ocean, climate and biodiversity. The conference aims to synthesize recent scientific progress on ocean and climate interplays; evaluating the latest ocean-climate trends within the context of increased ocean action; and reflecting on ways to […]

Postdoctoral researcher in the field of coastal ocean color research and applications in turbid atmosphere

The UAE Research Center for Renewable Energy Mapping and Assessment at Masdar institute ( along with the Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences ( at Massachusetts Institute of Technology are looking for a postdoctoral researcher in the field of coastal ocean color research and applications in turbid atmosphere. We are seeking an outstanding scientist to develop […]

Post Doctoral fellow in Satellite Oceanography/Ocean Colour – DL 04 Jul 18

Post Doctoral fellow in Satellite Oceanography/Ocean Colour The research activities for this position will be part of the COPERNICUS project’s CMEMS Ocean Color Thematic Assembly Centre (TAC). The winner candidate will be employed in satellite ocean color data production, validation and distribution to users, as well as the development of new ocean color algorithms for […]

2018 Fall AGU Session 10-14 December 2018 in Washington, USA – DL 01 Aug 18

2018 Fall AGU Session The 2018 AGU Fall Meeting will be held from 10-14 December 2018 in Washington, D.C. The abstract submission site ( is expected to open on 13 June 2018 and close on 1 August 2018. The following session may be of interest to this community: Session ID: 44332 Session Title: OS002. Advancing the […]

Webinar July 12 5 pm UTC: Transforming How We Study and Manage the Marine Environment

The EBM Tools Network is pleased to announce that it will co-host a webinar on Umanned Systems (UxS): Transforming How We Study and Manage the Marine Environment by John McDonough of NOAA. The webinar will be held Thursday, July 12, at 1 pm US EDT/10 am US PDT/5 pm UTC. You can register for the webinar at    Via IFPRS

OTGA/JCOMM-NMDIS/NCOSM Training Course: Regional Climate Change and Coastal Disaster Mitigation, 17 – 20 September 2018, Tianjin, China

Call for applications for the OTGA/JCOMM-NMDIS/NCOSM Training Course: Regional Climate Change and Coastal Disaster Mitigation, 17 – 20 September 2018, Tianjin, China Detailed information on the course is available on the link and how to apply Interested candidates should submit their application online on or by 30 June 2018. No tuition fee applies. A limited number of fellowships […]

EO handbook on ‘Satellite Earth Observations in support of the SDGs’

Dear colleagues, CEOS, the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites, coordinates civil spaceborne observations of the Earth. Participating agencies strive to address critical scientific questions and to harmonise satellite mission planning to address gaps and overlaps. CEOS and ESA have launched the EO handbook on ‘Satellite Earth Observations in support of the SDGs’ . The  online version […]

ISPRS Technical Commission IV Symposium 2018 – Netherlands, 1-5 October 2018

ISPRS Technical Commission IV Symposium 2018 Delft, The Netherlands   October 1 – 5, 2018 3D Spatial Information Science – The Engine of Change Esteemed colleague, We welcome you at the ISPRS TC IV symposium: This 2018 symposium is jointly organised with UDMS SDSC, FIG 3D Cadastre and 3DGeoinfo (        The deadline for full paper […]

NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science is recruiting for 5 Branch Chiefs / Environmental Scientists (US Citizens) – DL 04 Jun 18

NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science <> is recruiting for 5 Branch Chiefs as ZP-5 (equivalent to a GS-15) Environmental Scientists.  The positions are described below.   – One position in the Stressor Detection & Impacts Division (SDI), Key   Species & Bioinformatics Branch in Charleston, SC.   – One position in the Stressor […]

Ocean Sampling Day 21 June 2018

The Ocean Sampling Day (OSD) is a simultaneous sampling campaign of the world’s oceans which is repeated annually on the summer solstice (21 June 2018). Through collecting cumulative samples, related in time, space and environmental parameters, researchers can gain invaluable insights into the marine environment. These data, collected by OSD contributors, then become a reference […]

First International Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium

The First Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium will take place from 18 to 19 June 2019 in the Washington, DC area. The symposium aims to enable the understanding the barriers (perceived or actual) and facilitate the widespread incorporation of satellite ocean observations into the value chain from data to useful information across the range of operational applications. In this […]

Training Course and Symposium: Sea & Coasts: Dynamics, biodiversity, management, their link with society and geo-spatial tools for their study

Training Course and Symposium: Sea & Coasts: Dynamics, biodiversity, management, their link with society and geo-spatial tools for their study Date: from 16 to 26 October 2018. Place: Centro Espacial Teófilo Tabanera/Instituto Gulich de la CONAE (Falda del Cañete, Córdoba, Argentina) Registration dates: 18 May to 24 June (11.59 pm Argentina time). Official website: E-mail address for […]

World Ocean Day for Schools: Show How Much You Love the Ocean!

This year on World Ocean Day, organisers are hoping to bring huge awareness to the Ocean and the many issues it faces in the coming decades to as young an audience as possible Hoping to start a discussion amongst parents, teachers and communities, there are three main ways interested individuals can get involved: these are […]

EOOS: Posters and Exhibitions Submission – DL 02 Jul 18

EOOS: Posters and Exhibitions Submission Invitations are open to all relevant individuals for submission of posters for the European Ocean Observing System’s (EOOS) poster exhibition. This exhibition will take place during the 2018 EOOS Conference, with the exhibition taking place on 23 November. The poster abstracts must be relevant in the context of EOOS, and be […]

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Eastern Pacific Tropical Tuna Management, Arizona State University (USA) – DL 02 Jul 18

This position will be based at Arizona State University College of Integrative Sciences and Arts. This role will be heavily involved in the POSEIDON research project. To be eligible for the role, candidates must have a Ph.D. in quantitative fisheries science or equivalent research in a relevant subject, experience with empirical data analysis, ability to work both […]

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Fisheries Management, University of Oxford (United Kingdom) – DL 8 Jun 18

This role will include involvement in the POSEIDON project. This project will provide the opportunity to experience first-hand how to bring research into practical application, connect with top researchers, policy experts, practitioners and business leaders, and contribute to meaningful and timely solutions for the world’s oceans and fisheries. The successful applicant will require expertise in agent-based model […]

Antarctic Biological and Microbial Data Manager, Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Science (Belgium) – DL 15 Jun 18

Some of the major tasks of the role will include developing, maintaining and managing the mARS database, harvesting of data in public repositories, and ensuring quality control of the data. Candidates must hold a PhD or Masters in science or applied sciences with preference given to those with a background in bioinformatics or Antarctic microbial biology. Candidates must […]

Senior Lecturer in Marine Ecology with Specialisation in Management, University of Gothenburg (Sweden) – DL 15 Jun 18

This role will mainly involve research and teaching, as well as outreach and collaboration in the area of marine ecology and management. With regards to the teaching aspect of the role, the candidate is expected to develop, coordinate and teach on the new master program “Sea and society”, a transdisciplinary program with teachers from several faculties. To be eligible […]

Postdoctoral position on algal-bacterial interactions, CNRS (France) – DL 15 Jun 18

The successful candidate will be working on a CNRS-funded project with two main objectives. First, to establish a laboratory holobiont model using the brown alga Ectocarpus as a host, and to predict mutualistic host-microbiome interactions based on metabolic complementarities and to test these predictions; second, to elucidate the processes that occur when the equilibrium between host and […]

PhD in Exploitation of Marine Microorganisms as Producers of Bioactive Compounds, CNR Naples (Italy)

CNR Naples is currently looking for a suitably qualified candidate to take the available PhD position. This PhD will focus on the Exploitation of marine source for the bioactive compounds discovery. The position will be based at the “Luigi Vanvitelli” University, while the research activity will be conducted at the Institute of Protein Biochemistry, CNR Naples, […]

Scientific Manager Position, MedPAN (France) – DL 13 Jun 18

The successful candidate will be involved in the MedPAN organisation, a non-profit organisation that works with its members and partners as well as with governmental and non governmental organisations on a local, national, regional and international level to develop its activities. The Scientific Officer will work under the coordination of the Executive Secretary and in close collaboration with […]

Postdoctoral position in Bioinformatics, Station Biologique Roscoff (France)

The detection of significant shifts in complex microbial community structure is still largely limited. This role is aimed at devising a suite of bioinformatics tools, which will help develop unique resources for academic users. The main goals of this role will be to target the most ecologically relevant microbial groups, develop bioinformatic tools to semi-automatically update […]

ENVRIplus International Summer School, 9-13 Jul 2018, Lecce (Italy)

This course is structured as a five-day Summer School providing a unique insight into the contemporary debate on Data Management in the environmental and earth sciences. Leading scientists and experienced technical specialists will address this topic from different perspectives. The school is mainly addressed to staff working in the relevant international research infrastructures. The school […]

Call for nominations for 2018 GBIF Young Researchers Award – DL 15 Jun 18

This annual programme aims to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by graduate students whose master’s and doctoral studies rely on GBIF-mediated data. Candidates must be enrolled in a university graduate programme to be eligible for the award. Candidates must be either citizens of a country participating in GBIF or students at an institution […]

IPBES Fellowship Programme: Call for New Fellows

The IPBES fellowship programme provides an opportunity for outstanding early-career individuals from all backgrounds and disciplines working on biodiversity and ecosystem services to fully participate in IPBES assessments. IPBES is currently seeking fellows to participate in two assessments to be launched in 2018. Fellows selected to take part in the programme will participate as authors in one of […]

Sea Tech Week 2018, 8-12 Oct 2018, Brest (France)

The 11th edition of Sea Tech Week will take place in the Brest Congress Centre, France. The event is a major European networking event, where over 1,000 participants are estimated to attend. The participants will range from researchers and industrialists, to decision-makers and other individuals involved in marine science in some capacity. The main theme of […]

3rd ICOS Science Conference, 11-13 Sep 2018, Prague (Czech Republic) – DL 22 Jun 18

The third edition of the Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS) Conference will take place in Prague, Czech Republic from 11-13 September 2018. The conference will thematically revolve around biogases and cycles as central topics, and the event will also mark the launching of the #ICOScapes Photo Exhibition. This exhibition will consist of photographs of the […]

High Seas International Conference, 27-28 Jun 2018, Boulogne (France)

Nausicaa, the National Sea Centre, is inviting interested individuals to the High Seas International Conference, to raise public awareness and mobilise civil society on the challenges of the High Seas. The High Seas hold massive potential for the future of humanity. We are dependent on the High Seas for climate regulation, biodiversity, fisheries, transport and communications. […]

Placements for undergraduate/graduate students in coral reef ecology at CRIOBE – DL 10 June

We are seeking two motivated students to conduct ocean acidification experiments on coral recruitment and competitive interactions at the CRIOBE research station ( in French Polynesia. The applicants will have the opportunity to acquire field and laboratory research skills in coral reef ecology. They will conduct coral settlement assays in response to crustose coralline algae (CCA) under different acidification conditions, study […]

Postdoctoral Opportunity, fisheries modeling

I am pleased to announce an open position in my lab. The position is through Arizona State University, but the incumbent will be stationed in La Jolla, California, at the offices of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC). The incumbent will assist with the implementation of an agent-based model named Poseidon to the tropical Pacific […]

GOOS Webinar: From Observations to Service Delivery – Challenges and Opportunities in Maritime Weather (1st June)

From Observations to Service Delivery — Challenges and Opportunities in Maritime Weather Thomas J. Cuff, Ocean Prediction Center, NOAA National Weather Service Friday 1 June, 13:00 GMT/UTC see what time that is for you » Click this link to register and be reminded to join at the appropriate time. Overview:  Roughly 90% of global commerce transits the high seas, […]

Advanced Course Living Oceans and Climate Change (Portugal) – DL 31 May 2018

Advanced Course Living Oceans and Climate Change 07-13 July 2018 – Peniche (Portugal) This advanced course will address current challenges in marine ecosystem research, marine food webs and sustainable use of marine resources. The course intends to expose graduate students (master or PhD level) to recent developments and methodologies in marine ecology under changing environments. It […]

Post-doctoral Position at the University of British Columbia (Canada) in Oil Spill Modelling with MEOPAR

Post-doctoral Position at the University of British Columbia (Canada) in Oil Spill Modelling with MEOPAR   via IFPRS

Post-Doctoral Researcher to join the MaREI centre in University College Cork (UCC) – Ireland

Applications are invited for the post of Post-Doctoral Researcher to join the MaREI centre in University College Cork (UCC), based at the Beaufort Building, Haulbowline Rd, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork, Ireland. The Offshore Renewable Energy Development Plan (OREDP) published by DCENR in 2014 ( ie/Renewable-Energy/Pages/ OREDP-Landing-Page.aspx) identified offshore wind energy as a key resource. The MaREI Centre is […]

2nd Alqueva Summer School on Atmospheric and Inland Water Sciences – Alqueva (Portugal) from 19 to 21 June 2018

2nd Alqueva Summer School on Atmospheric and Inland Water Sciences – Alqueva (Alentejo, Portugal) from 19 to 21 June 2018 The summer school covers a range of advanced topics in atmosphere and inland water sciences, it is directed to young scientists and graduate students in Earth and Environmental Sciences, Physics or Engineering, who wish […]

Forum on Fisheries Science in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea: abstract submission deadline extended – DL 11 Jun 18

Forum on Fisheries Science in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea: abstract submission deadline extended Due to the large number of responses the call for abstracts received for the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) Fish Forum, the abstract submission deadline has been extended. Contributions are welcome from all marine research communities. Abstract submission deadline: […]

Associate Project Officer – IOC UNESCO data and information system developer/manager, Ostend (Belgium) – DL 1 Jun 18

The main responsibilities of this role will be to assist with the development, documenting and maintenance of web-based IOC data and information products, hosted by the IOC UNESCO Project Office for IODE in Ostend, Belgium. It is preferred that candidates possess 1 year of work experience in web development, as well as experience of working with […]

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Marine Ecosystem Engineers, Heriot-Watt University (United Kingdom) – DL 8 Jun 18

The primary role of this position will be to contribute to the Leverhulme Trust funded project “Elucidating the light harvesting strategy of the world’s deepest living marine algae”. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and proposals, presenting the research at national and international conferences and […]

Marine Biogeochemistry Modeller position, National Oceanography Centre (United Kingdom) – DL 27 May 18

This post will be part of the multi-disciplinary and multi-centre teams for three projects. Its important role in all three is to translate new perspectives on key processes arising from cutting-edge observations into model representations, in order to understand and to explore the global and future consequences. The successful candidate will have strong coding skills (e.g. […]

Fishery Trophics Network Technician, Ifremer (France) – DL 11 Jun 18

The main aim of the successful applicant for this position will be to support the realization of research and expertise on the empirical study of food webs. The position is full-time, and it is essential applicants possess laboratory experience, as well as experience of sampling campaigns at sea and experience in using office software and databases. Application […]

Postdoctoral position studying environmental stress on the king penguin, University of Strasbourg (France) – DL 17 Jun 18

This postdoctoral position will involve exploring the impact and adaptation to social and environmental stress in the king penguin. The project this position will be a part of, the ECONERGIE project, seeks to help in the understanding of the proximate determinants of quality in relation to individual performances, and on the fitness consequences of variation in quality […]

Postdoctoral position studying Arctic Diving Seabirds, Center of Biological Studies of Chizé CNRS (France) – DL 11 Jun 18

This postdoctoral position will be based on Cooper Island, and will last for a total duration of 18 months. The main tasks are to carry out the SENSEI research project, write scientific articles, and attend national and international scientific meetings. The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in fieldwork on Cooper Island. Application deadline: 11 Jun […]

Research assistant position in ocean-ecosystem modelling, GEOMAR (Germany) – DL 10 Jun 18

This position is devoted to understanding the relations of biogeochemical cycling, higher trophic levels (especially anchovy) and environmental conditions in the Humboldt upwelling system, with the specific goal to investigate energy fluxes amongst trophic levels and the sensitivity of the system to climate variability, based on an “end-to-end”  model approach. Knowledge of a programming tool […]

Analytical Marine Natural Product Chemist, GEOMAR (Germany) – DL 23 May 18

The successful candidate for this role will participate in various drug discovery and chemical ecology projects on marine invertebrates, marine plants and microorganisms. To be eligible, some of the essential criteria for candidates includes a PhD in marine/analytical natural products chemistry or a related field, experience in writing publications, conference papers and research proposals, proficiency in various […]

Zoology Lecturer Position, NUI Galway (Ireland) – DL 08 Jun 18

A major aspect of this position will be teaching undergraduate BSc programmes in Zoology, Environmental Science and Marine Science within the School of Natural Sciences. The postholder is expected to engage in scholarly activity such as, but not limited to, refereeing of journals, membership of discipline related advisory bodies and peer review panels and work associated with […]

Postdoctoral position in Metabolomic of Intertidal microphytobenthos, Concarneau (France) – DL 1 Jun 18

The successful candidate for this role will conduct research aimed at quantifying and identifying metabolites of intertidal diatom biofilms, and the links between metabolic diversity and ecosystem function and services in intertidal sediments (primary production, sediment stability). Previous experience with GC-MS and/or LC-MS/MS is mandatory. In addition, the recruitment policy of the Brittany Region makes compulsory that […]

3rd International Marine Science Communication Conference, 4-5 Dec 2018, United Kingdom – DL 1 Jul 18

The CommOcean conference will combine a hands-on approach with in science communication and dissemination, as well as expertise-sharing sessions and social interactions. CommOCEAN 2018 aims to provide communication skills and inspiration to communicators across a range of experience levels. Key areas which will be covered in the sessions will include how to present clear messages […]

[Environments] 2018 Travel Award – DL 30 May 18

Dear, We contacted you on 16 May 2018, regarding the Environments 2018 Travel Award. The award will contribute towards travel costs for a researcher in the area of environmental science or environmental engineering to attend an international conference between July 1, 2018 and December 31, 2019. The requirements for candidate participation and application materials are described here. The […]

Job posting: JIMAR Supervisory Coral Reef Ecosystem Oceanographer position with NOAA’s Ecosystem Sciences Division – DL 29 May 18

The Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR) is currently recruiting a Supervisory Coral Reef Ecosystem Oceanographer within the PIFSC Ecosystem Sciences Division based in Honolulu, HI.  As a part of the Ecosystem Sciences Division, the Supervisory Coral Reef Ecosystem Oceanographer leads a team of researchers to assess and predict associated ecological impacts to the coral reef […]

Immediate opening – Research Assistant in acoustics and optical survey technologies

We are excited to announce the following job opening for a new contract position as a research assistant/specialist to work with our Marine Spatial Ecology Division Habitat Mapping Team to continue developing methods for marine ecosystem assessments using acoustics and optical systems. For specifics on research projects, please contact For details on the position […]

Fellowships to Australia – international and national applicants – DL 30 June 18

The Australian Research Council funds generous 4 year fellowships to mid-career scientists (typically more than 5 years after their PhD was awarded). International applicants are welcome to apply. If you have an interest in applying to the University of Queensland in Brisbane, which has a high success rate in these schemes, you’re invited to submit […]

Call for papers: Special Section of the Island Studies Journal on “Approaches to Island Spatial Planning” – DL 31 Oct 18

Reminder: Call for papers: Special Section of the Island Studies Journal on “Approaches to Island Spatial Planning” Deadline for full paper submission: 31 october 2018 Looking forward to receiving your contribution. Cheers AG 2018-03-04 19:56 GMT-01:00 Artur Gil Dear All, it is my pleasure to inform you that I will be the guest editor of a […]

2018 Galapagos Ocean Acidification School – August 19 – 28th, 2018 – DL 04 June 2018

Scientific objectives By using this different approaches we aim at the same time to assess relevant scientific questions: • Are different DIC sources involved in calcium carbonate formation in marine organisms ( i .e. corals, echinoderms, barnacles and gastropods)? • Does the community shift to more 13C depleted values due to use of volcanic 13C depleted sources upon low pH/high pCO2 […]

Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association – Funding Announcement for ocean acidification projects – DL 19May

We are writing to inform you of a request for proposals from our partners at the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), in partnership with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO), the IAEA Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre (OA-ICC) and GOA-ON. WIOMSA is accepting proposals from eligible institutions in the Western Indian Ocean […]

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ocean-Atmosphere Carbon Fluxes, CSIRO, Hobart, Australia

 The Position Postdoctoral Fellowships at CSIRO provide opportunities to scientists and engineers, who have completed their doctorate and have less than three years relevant postdoctoral work experience. These fellowships will help launch their careers, provide experience that will enhance their career prospects, and facilitate the recruitment and development of potential leaders for CSIRO. CSIRO Oceans […]

Funded PhD studentship – Optical-biogeochemical dynamics of oligotrophic lakes

Optical-biogeochemical dynamics of oligotrophic lakes, University of Stirling (UK) in collaboration with PML (UK) and Eawag (Switzerland) Supervision: E. Spyrakos – Main supervisor, P. Hunter, A. Tyler, S. Simis, D. Odermatt This studentship provides an exceptional opportunity for an applicant to join a team with internationally recognised expertise in Earth observation. The candidate will primarily be […]

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position – Singapore

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Reef Ecology Lab, National University of Singapore (consistently ranked among the world’s top 30 universities and Asia’s top 2 universities). The Research Fellow will work on a new project “Using molecular and paleoecological methods to discover temporal and […]

Postdoctoral position in Bioinformatics, Roscoff Biological Station (France)

The Roscoff Biological Station proposes to develop a suite of bioinformatics tools that are critical to generate intercomparable inventories of microbial diversity, e.g. at long-term monitoring stations. To help with this, the station has a 24-month contract available for a postdoctoral position. To be eligible for the role, candidates are expected to have some of the following skills: Proficiency in […]

Research Assistant in Cephalopod Fish Stocks, NUI Galway (Ireland) – DL 11May

The post holder will help build a picture of the cephalopod stock composition in fisheries in the Atlantic region using landings time series and environmental data. The role will involve interaction with project partners during data collection. The post holder will be responsible for gathering relevant data from various sources including ICES working groups and carrying […]

ODYSSEA Summer School, 3-12 Sep 2018, Kavala (Greece) – DL 20May

The overall objective of the 1st ODYSSEA Summer School is to stimulate a scientific dialogue and create a learning experience about operational oceanography in the Mediterranean context. The school will aim to nurture and improve skills in scientists, which will include understanding the concept of operational oceanography, learn about modern developments on marine instruments and […]

JERICO-NEXT Malta Summer School 2018: Operational Oceanography for Blue Growth, 9-14 Jul 2018, University of Malta (Malta)

This course will be delivered in a state-of-the-art computer lab environment offering the participants an individualised learning experience through practice. Dedicated sessions in the programme will link to the COPERNICUS Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS) and EMODnet, and together with the JERICO-NEXT Virtual Access portals will be used to showcase the relevance of their data […]

Marine Offshore Renewable Energy Team is recruting – DL 22May

It is now open a call for 1 Research grant for Doctor post in Coastal Oceanography, within the project MONITOR – Multi-model investigation of tidal energy converter reliability (EAPA_333/2016), co-funded by Interreg Atlantic Area. The applicants must be graduated (BSc or MSc) on Marine Sciences, Oceanography, and Coastal Engineering and have a PhD in Coastal […]

4-years PhD Contract in Barcelona

Dear colleagues and friends, We are seeking for a highly motivated candidate for a 4-years PhD Contract (Formación Personal Investigador-FPI Grant Scheme) within the framework of the Spanish National Research project (Plan National): “Autonomous and cabled underwater sensor networks applied to remote monitoring of biological indicators” Pis’: J. del Rio (SARTI-UPC) and J. Aguzzi (ICM-CSIC) […]

JOB VACANCY (project appointment): Associate Project Officer – IOC data and information system developer/manager (Oostende, Belgium)

he IOC Secretariat is hiring an IT expert to be posted in Oostende, Belgium to assist with the development, documenting and maintenance of web-based IOC data and information products, hosted by the IOC Project Office for IODE in Oostende, Belgium. The full job description can be found HERE: The deadline for applications is 1 June […]