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Post-Doctoral: Autonomous Underwater Glider in Lake Superior

The Large Lakes Observatory at the University of Minnesota Duluth and the US EPA Mid-Continent Ecology Division in Duluth has a full time Post-Doctoral candidate position available. The Post-Doc will be responsible for designing and executing an Autonomous Underwater Glider (AUG) field program in Lake Superior. Start date May 1st, 2013 is negotiable depending on the needs and commitments of the successful candidate. Required qualifications include a PhD in ocean engineering, physical and/or chemical oceanography, remote sensing, or closely related field. PhD must be completed by start date of appointment. Preferred qualifications include knowledge and/or research experience with oceanographic technology, especially AUG technology and operation; knowledge of coastal dynamics and ecological processes in estuarine, marine and/or freshwater (large lake) environments, and some understanding of the interaction of physical and biogeochemical processes in aquatic ecosystems; quantitative analysis skills and related educational training; experience with GIS, visualization software, and mathematical modeling. For a complete Position Description and information on how to apply, please visit our web site at https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=107556 or contact Dr. Jay Austin, jaustin@d.umn.edu, 2205 E 5th Street, Duluth, MN 55812, 218-726-8773. Complete applications will be reviewed beginning January 5, 2013.

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