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Physical Limnology Technician, UMD Large Lakes Observatory

The Large Lakes Observatory (LLO) at University of Minnesota, Duluth is seeking a Physical Limnology Technician to join the lab. Candidate expected at the BS to MS level who would be working with both instrument systems (gliders, moorings, profilers) and with numerical models (e.g. FVCOM). Familiarity with LINUX, FORTRAN, MATLAB a plus. Start date in September 2015 but may be flexible. Apply online: http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ and searching on Department: UMD Large Lakes Observatory | Job Title: Physical Limnology Technician | Job ID: # 302516

Postdoc Position: Integrating models and data to understand aquatic carbon cycles

The team of Dr. Chris Solomon (McGill University), Dr. Yves Prairie (UQAM), and Dr. Paul del Giorgio (UQAM) is seeking a postdoctoral researcher with strong quantitative skills to join a recently funded project integrating models and data to understand aquatic carbon cycles. Review of applications will begin 17 August 2015, and continue until the position is filled; expected start date is as soon as possible thereafter.

Position at Itasca Biological Station, University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota seeks a full-time Station Biologist to contribute directly to its teaching and research mission and direct day-to-day on-site research related operations of the Lake Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories. This position is responsible for coordinating with the Director and Program Administrator all research and classroom/lab activities at the Station including obtaining local, state, federal permits, making lab assignments, orienting new researchers / instructors, and assisting with field research when needed. Applications must be submitted online: https://goo.gl/IFBHNT (job ID:302134). Open until filled.

Emergency Hire: Lecturer in Hydrogeology

The SUNY College at Oneonta invites applications for a one-year position as a Lecturer in Hydrogeology, beginning August 2016. The expectations include teaching courses in introductory hydrogeology, aqueous geochemistry, related hydrogeology courses and introductory geoscience courses. Inquiries: Please contact James Ebert (James.Ebert@oneonta.edu) or Devin Castendyk (Devin.Castendyk@oneonta.edu) for information on applying. (Posted on 30 June 2015)

Limnology (Lake & Stream Ecology) & Environmental Research Manager

The Limnology Laboratory at the University of Regina is seeking a qualified individual to manage all aspects of laboratory, field and administrative work. The successful applicant will provide leadership in the Qu’Appelle Valley Long-Term Ecological Research (QU-LTER) program, now in its third decade. To apply: http://www.iecs-uregina.ca/about/jobs/limnology-manager2015.html

Senior Research Scientist, NYC Environmental Protection

NYCDEP is seeking a Senior Research Scientist in the Modeling Section of the Division of Water Quality Science & Research (WQSR) to be located in the Kingston, New York offices. This position will have a focus on terrestrial and stream modeling to quantify sources of nutrient loadings and other substances, from the watershed and their transport to reservoirs. Apply soon - post open until filled.

Two postdoctoral positions in aquatic sciences, Miami University, Ohio

Two postdoctoral positions are available in the labs of María González and Michael Vanni at Miami University, Ohio, USA. Position #1: Food web interactions; Position #2: Nutrient cycling and ecosystem processes. Apply online: https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=1060. Direct inquiries to davidsmd@miamioh.edu. Screening of applications begins 15 June 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.

Postdoctoral researcher in freshwater science, Washington State University

Dr. Stephanie Hampton's lab is seeking a postdoctoral associate for collaboration in freshwater research, with a general emphasis on highly quantitative approaches to understanding lake ecology, but with specific topics to be defined primarily by the successful candidate. A few areas of current interest include time series analysis of multivariate long-term data and under-ice ecology; some emerging areas of interest include coupling remote sensing and in situ sensor data with long-term monitoring or experimental data. However, we are open to considering many areas of inquiry for the postdoctoral researcher’s work. Reviewing applications on 8-June-2015.

Assistant Professor in Arctic Ecosystem Science, Sweden

An Assistant professorship (4 years position) in Arctic ecosystem science is now available at the Climate Impacts Research Centre (CIRC), Umeå University. Last day to apply is 10 June 2015: https://umu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:64377/

Assistant Professorship, Dept of Physical Geography, National University of Singapore

The Department of Geography at the National University of Singapore is seeking to add one physical geographer to its Tropical Environmental Change research cluster. The appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor level. The appointee will contribute to teaching, research and administrative duties. The deadline for applications is: 15th June 2015.

Adjunct Post-Doctoral Research Associate - Lake Ecosystem Observatory, Michigan

Apply online at www.gvsujobs.org. Include a cover letter and resume. The online system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. The online application will ask for contact information for three references. For further information about the position please contact the Principal Investigator, Dr. Bopi Biddanda (+1-616-331-3978 or biddandb@gvsu.edu). Further information about the Annis Water Resources Institute can be found at website: http://www.gvsu.edu/wri. Applications accepted until June 25, 2015. Start date: August 6, 2015.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (forskarassistent) in Limnology, Sweden

Uppsala University is recruiting a Research Associate (forskarassistent) at the Limnology research program of the Department of Ecology and Genetics. The position is limited to four years. Applications are welcome latest May 29, 2015.

NSF Funding Available for Research using NEON Data

New funding opportunity to work with free & open NEON data. Application deadline: 8 May 2015. U.S. National Science Foundation Announcement: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15064/nsf15064.jsp NEON (National Ecological Observatory Network) FAQ: http://buff.ly/1IRIIto

CUAHSI: Data Engineer

The Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI) seeks a Data Engineer to join a small team building a next-generation data center to support water science research. The Water Data Center (WDC) is a cloud-based deployment of an existing open-source service stack - the Hydrologic Information System - in Microsoft Azure. For more information about the position, requirement and how to apply, please visit: http://ow.ly/LFALE

Funding for Interdisciplinary Team-based Collaborative Research

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) requests proposals for collaborative and interdisciplinary team-based research projects under two programs: Pursuits and Workshops. Proposals must be uploaded to SESYNC’s online submission system by May 15, 2015, at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Two Postdoctoral Positions in Theoretical Microbial Ecology

Two postdoctoral positions are available in the Klausmeier lab at Michigan State University's Kellogg Biological Station to develop trait-based models for complex microbial communities. For more information click 'Read more' below or visit: http://preston.kbs.msu.edu/opportunities.php . Contact Prof. Christopher Klausmeier (klausme1@msu.edu) directly for inquiries. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2015 and continue until filled.

Post-Doctoral Position – Ecosystem Ecology and Ecological Resilience of Large Rivers

Announcing a post-doctoral position in ecosystem ecology and ecological resilience of large floodplain rivers (full-time position, 13 months with the potential to be extended for a total of 3 years). Position is to provide leadership to U.S. Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) and its federal and state partners within the US Army Corps of Engineers’ Upper Mississippi River Restoration program (UMRR) in assessing and better understanding the ecosystem ecology and ecological resilience of the Upper Mississippi River System (UMRS). Contact: Dr. Jeff Houser, jhouser@usgs.gov if interested.

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