Postdoctoral Associate at University of Miami, USA

Postdoctoral Position in USA

Postdoctoral Associate: The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) at the University of Miami invites applicants for a salaried postdoctoral Associate position. The role supports water quality nutrient laboratory analyses at NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) in Miami, FL, within the Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division (OCED).

Designation: Postdoctoral Associate

Research Area: Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems

Location: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Eligibility/Qualification: Candidates should have a PhD degree in Marine Biology/Ecology, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Marine or Environmental Science, Oceanography, or a related field. Essential experience includes fieldwork in regions like Biscayne Bay, ocean chemistry laboratory work, collaboration on research vessel surveys and fieldwork trips, and strong problem-solving, organizational, and laboratory skills. The candidate must be able to lift and move items up to 50 lbs.

Job Description:

  • Lead nutrient lab analysis and statistical analyses of field samples from OCED surveys and lab experiments.
  • Coordinate all laboratory logistics, including mixing reagents, creating standards, maintaining laboratory chemicals, records, and equipment, and ordering needed materials.
  • Analyze Dissolved Inorganic Nutrient samples using a gas segmented flow autoanalyzer.
  • Develop a comprehensive nutrient research program at AOML, including statistical analyses of samples.
  • Manage laboratory operations and ensure safety.
  • Process and manage nutrient analyses data, coordinating with water quality observations.
  • Collaborate on ecological studies related to water quality, benthic habitat monitoring, and juvenile fish community assessments.
  • Conduct work in varied environmental conditions, including at sea on small and large vessels.
  • Assist with other laboratory sample analyses, data entry, QA/QC, and database management.
  • Prepare manuscripts for peer-reviewed publications.
  • Seek research funding.

How to Apply: Apply by submitting a CV and cover letter with three references to the University of Miami job portal.

Last Date for Apply: Until position filled



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