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The Center for the Integrated Modeling and Analysis of the Gulf Ecosystem

A tale of two Gulf spills: A research consortium of 17 institutions from 5 countries studying the impacts of oil spills on the Gulf of Mexico.

Postdoctoral Associate-Integrated Ecosystem Analysis, Socioecology, Univ. of Miami

  • Thursday, 31 March 2016


The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) at the University of Miami (UM), Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Atlantic Oceanographic Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) invite applications for a Postdoctoral Associate to participate in a multi-institutional integrated ecosystem assessment project designed to inform ecosystem based management in the Gulf of Mexico. This project will involve the integration of marine ecosystem indicators with human dimensions to examine the impact of management on the production of ecosystem services and the testing of alternative management and climate scenarios. 


• Must have a Ph.D. in marine ecology, systems ecology, marine resource economics, marine sociology, marine anthropology, or a related field. 

• The successful candidate should have experience with integrated ecosystem assessments, indicator development, coastal marine ecology, risk assessments, and management strategy evaluations, as well as with the synthesis and analysis of human dimensions and biophysical data. 

• A strong publication record, strong computer skills, the ability to work with large amounts of data, and familiarity with interdisciplinary ecosystem analysis are required. 

This position will be located within the Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division at the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory. 

For further questions please contact e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Apply online at www.miami.edu/careers. A statement of interest, CV, and the names of three people who can provide letters of recommendation are required.

Apply online. Position #: P100012961.

The University of Miami is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more.  The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Come join us! 

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