Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium is seeking a full-time Dive Safety Officer (DSO). The DSO is responsible for the development, implementation, training, and maintenance of all dive activities associated with LUMCON. The DSO will work under the authority and direction of the LUMCON Marine Superintendent, and the Dive Control Board. This position provides the principal technical expertise, assistance, and training on a wide range of disciplines necessary to conduct advanced underwater research or academic investigations safely and efficiently and to assist scientists in accomplishing specific research goals and objectives. This job requires a highly organized and motivated individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will serve by proxy as LUMCON’s emissary for the community, both academic and public. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The Roberts Lab of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate in wetland plant ecology to help organize and lead a series of field studies and manipulative experiments studying the effects of the Macondo Oil Spill on coastal marsh ecosystems. Specifically, they will be collaborating with the wetland biogeochemistry, microbial ecology, and plant ecology group of the Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC) led by Drs. Brian Roberts (LUMCON), Anne Giblin (Marine Biological Laboratory), and Anne Bernhard (Connecticut College). Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The Roberts Lab of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry is seeking a Research Associate or Assistant in Wetland Biogeochemistry to participate in a series of field/laboratory and manipulative experiments studying the effects of the Macondo Oil Spill on coastal marsh ecosystems. The Associate or Assistant will join a large, multi-institution team of researchers on the Coastal Waters Consortium (CWC) project funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to study the impacts of the oil spill and future spills on marshes and coastal environments. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
We invite scientists that address a wide range of fundamental problems in ocean and coastal sciences as well as interdisciplinary research questions using observations, modeling, theory, and laboratory experiments to apply. Specialties of interest include but are not limited to: 1) ocean acidification, 2) marine inorganic carbon chemistry, 3) carbon cycle-climate interactions, 4) air-sea interactions, 5) decadal-scale climate variability, 6) coastal dynamics and circulation, and/or 7) oceanic-scale circulation with an emphasis on the Gulf of Mexico. Review of applicants will begin November 15, 2017 and will continue until position is filled. This position is part of a cluster hire.