Job Posting: CIMAS Assistant Scientist for eDNA research

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of
the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric
Science, invites applications for an Assistant Scientist position in
NOAA?s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory’s Ocean
Chemistry and Ecosystems Division.
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Applicants must have a Ph.D. in marine ecology, marine biology, systems
ecology, genetics, or a related field.? The work will involve using and
interpreting large data sets and developing bioinformatic pipelines that
extract useful information from eDNA datasets.? The successful candidate
should have experience with a variety of eDNA primers and primer design,
bioinformatics, ecological statistics, and ecological modeling.
Experience with Linux command line, scripting languages (Perl, Python,
R, Bash, etc.), expertise with bioinformatics portals and software, and
proper bioinformatic/software documentation are needed.? A strong
publication record, strong computer skills, the ability to work with
large amounts of data, and familiarity with interdisciplinary ecosystem
analyses are required.
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For further questions please contact e-mail: chris.kelble@noaa.gov
<mailto:chris.kelble@noaa.gov>. Apply online at www.miami.edu/careers
<http://www.miami.edu/careers>under requisition?R100033062.? A statement
of interest, CV, and the names of 3 people who can provide letters of
recommendation are required.
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The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive
benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition
remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of
Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Dr. Christopher R. Kelble
Oceanographer
NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory
Ocean Chemistry & Ecosystem Division
4301 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149
(o) 1-305-361-4330, (c) 1-786-247-6072
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