The Old Dominion University’s Department of Ocean, Earth and Atmosphere sciences invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate to work with Dr. Richard Zimmerman and Dr. Victoria Hill. Applicant will work on a NASA-funded project to evaluate the use of high spatial resolution multispectral imagery for nearshore coastal environments including seagrass meadows and kelp forests, as well as marginal ice zones in the Arctic Ocean. Opportunity exists to participate in other projects involving carbon cycling in coastal environments, ecosystem modeling and ecological physiology of aquatic macrophytes, phytoplankton and ice algae. Applicant must have a Ph.D. in oceanography or a related discipline completed by the time of appointment, with strong mathematical skills. Interests in remote sensing and GIS is a plus. Highest priority will be given to applicants with experience in ocean color remote sensing, marine bio-optics and GIS, as well as programming knowledge of MATLAB®, IDL®, python, R, Fortran and/or C++. Ability to work with multiple PI’s and students in a collaborative environment is imperative. The successful candidate will be an employee of the Old Dominion University Research Foundation, entitled to employee benefits applicable to Post-Doctoral full-time status employees including health care. The position is currently funded for one year, with possibility of annual renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and funding availability. Review of applications will begin immediately; the position is available 2 January 2019 and will remain open until filled. This is not a state funded position.
Applicants are asked to send a curriculum vitae, a statement of research experience and interests, and the names and contact information (phone, e-mail and address) of three references to https://hera.odurf.odu.edu/careers/. Refer to position 18-060.