This advertisement for three new positions at Bigelow Laboratory has been out for a while but in case we missed anyone in the algal community, could you please forward it to your ALGAE-L mailing list?  The deadline is fast approaching.  Thanks very much!
William Balch


Three Principal Investigator Positions, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences


Bigelow Laboratory invites applications for three Principal Investigator positions associated with the three centers of research in the Laboratory’s new 60,000 ft2 Ocean Science and Education Campus.  The targeted research areas for these positions are: 1) Blue Biotechnology (e.g. marine natural products chemistry/molecular biology, algal biomass, biofuels, marine phycology/mycology); 2) Ocean Biogeochemistry and Climate Change (e.g. modeling, ocean observing, nitrogen or carbon biogeochemistry, paleobiology, biology of the cryosphere, stable isotope biogeochemistry), and  3) Ocean Health (e.g. systems microbiology, benthic ecology, coastal impacts, photophysiology, chemical ecology, environmental chemistry).  Cross-cutting themes for these positions include human impacts, focus on the foundations of the marine food web, and climate change. 


Minimum requirements are a Ph.D. with two years of postdoctoral experience and the capability to acquire external funding and lead scientific programs.  Bigelow Laboratory is a primarily soft money institution with the expectation that the PI will generate external funding and be involved in the Laboratory’s institutionally-funded teaching and technology transfer activities.   Salary and start-up packages are negotiable.  The Laboratory provides generous medical/retirement benefits.  For more information and application details, see our Web Site: http://www.bigelow.org/news/position_openings/3-srs-positions/

referring to  Job # SRS-2012-1.  For full consideration, the application should be received by 28 November 2011.  The search will continue until the positions are filled but the goal is to have these positions filled by summer 2012.  Bigelow Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Dr. William M. Balch
Senior Research Scientist
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
POB 475
180 McKown Point Road
W. Boothbay Harbor, ME  04575   U.S.A.

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