Applications for the postdoctoral fellowship program at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), CA, USA

Applications for the postdoctoral fellowship program at the Monterey Bay
Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) are currently being accepted. MBARI is
dedicated to the development of state-of-the-art instrumentation, systems,
and methods for scientific research in the oceans. Ongoing programs at
MBARI span marine robotics, ocean physics, chemistry, geology, and biology
as well as research and development related to information management and
ocean instrumentation. Located in Moss Landing, California at the head of
Monterey Canyon, MBARI enjoys convenient access to diverse oceanographic
environments. The institute operates research vessels equipped with
remotely operated vehicles, autonomous underwater vehicles, oceanographic
moorings, the MARS seafloor cabled observatory, and a diverse range of
oceanographic equipment.  MBARI is a non-profit oceanographic research
institute supported by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

Offers will be made to candidates from the fields of biological, chemical,
and physical oceanography; marine geology; and ocean engineering.
Candidates must be awarded the Ph.D. degree prior to commencing the
two-year appointment and must begin work in 2018. Applicants are encouraged
to communicate with potential research sponsors
<>at MBARI for
guidance on project feasibility, relevance to ongoing research projects,
and resource availability.

*Application deadline:* *Wednesday, December 14, 2016*

Selected candidates will be contacted in early March 2017.

*Application requirements*:

1. Curriculum vitae
2. At least three professional letters of recommendation
3. Succinct statement of the applicant?s doctoral research
4. Potential research goals at MBARI
5. Supplemental information online form

*Address your application materials to*:
MBARI, Human Resources
Job code:* Postdocs-2018*
7700 Sandholdt Road
Moss Landing, CA 95039-9644

*Submit by e-mail to <>
(preferred)*, by mail, or by fax to (831) 775-1620.

*EOE MBARI Welcomes Diversity*

MBARI is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. MBARI
considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or covered veteran status
in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Competitive compensation and benefits package.

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