Assistant Scientist; NOAA's Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division

Job Title: 
Assistant Scientist
Job Location: 
Miami, FL.
Duration: 
Full-Time
Description: 

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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 Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division.

 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in marine ecology, marine biology, systems ecology, genetics, or a related field and one year of relevant post-doctoral experience. 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.

 

A statement of interest, CV, and the names of 3 people who can provide letters of recommendation are required.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

 

For further questions please contact e-mail: chris.kelble [at] noaa.gov. Apply online at 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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