Post-doctoral researcher in quantitative marine ecology. The successful candidate will join a team to work on global and regional patterns and causes and consequences of coral bleaching. The researcher will develop their own research agenda on climate-change refuges and the regional and local circumstances that enhance coral survival. The successful candidate will be based in Robert van Woesik’s lab, at the Florida Institute of Technology, but will have opportunities to travel to and spend time in Deron Burkepile’s lab at the University of California Santa Barbara.

  • Required qualifications: A Ph.D. in marine ecology or related quantitative science, including statistics and spatial mathematics
  • Excellent publication record • Experience processing, manipulating, and analyzing large datasets
  • Demonstrated aptitude for coding in R
  • Experience with spatial and temporal datasets
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor students
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Capacity to communicate research findings at professional meetings

The post-doc position is for one year with reappointment possible given satisfactory progress for another two years. The position is supported by a National Science Foundation grant to Robert van Woesik and Deron Burkepile. The salary will depend on experience, within the constraints of the budget, and comes with full benefits. The start date is flexible. To apply, send an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and attach a single PDF document, which includes a cover letter, the names and contacts of three references, two pages outlining your research experience, and full Curriculum Vitae.