POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS IN OCEANOGRAPHY AT THE MILLENNIUM INSTITUTE OF OCEANOGRAPHY (IMO), UNIVERSITY OF CONCEPCION, CHILE
Full-time postdoctoral positions are available starting between September 1st 2019 and January 31st 2020 at the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO) to undertake innovative research and to develop questions in three proposed topics within IMO’s larger research lines. Candidates will have to demonstrate experience and motivation to do research in their preferred research line, using observational, experimental and/or modelling approaches. Successful candidates will be expected to develop their research topics in association with two or more of IMO’s Associate Researchers, to publish their research as first author in high impact journals, to write and help write grants for external funding, and contribute collaboratively to related research projects.
Proposed Topics and Lead IMO Researchers:
- Topic 1a: Circulation and carbon biogeochemistry in the deep ocean. Rubén Escribano, Osvaldo Ulloa, Oscar Pizarro
- Topic 1b: Ecological connectivity, (meta)genomics, biodiversity and trophic food webs of deep ocean pelagic communities. Rubén Escribano & Osvaldo Ulloa
- Topic 2a: The impact of oceanographic processes on speciation processes and the ability of local adaptation in eukaryotic phytoplankton. Peter Von Dassow
- Topic 2b: : Adaptations of phytoplankton in a variable and changing ocean. Cristian A. Vargas & Peter Von Dassow