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Post-Doctoral Research Associate - 23-023
Position Number:23-023
College or Other:College of Sciences
Department:Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography
FT/PT Status:Full Time

Postdoctoral Research Associate:
Old Dominion University’s Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography (CCPO) is seeking a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the field of in Oceanography. This Post Doc will participate in a National Science Foundation Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) funded project that focuses on understanding controls on Eelgrass wasting disease. The project includes experimental, field and modeling components coordinated by Dr. Drew Harvell, Dr. Maya Groner, Dr. Colleen Burge, and Dr. Eileen Hofmann. This collaborative project translates laboratory and field-based studies via numerical models to advance understanding of Eelgrass wasting disease. This Postdoctoral Research position focuses on numerical modeling of disease processes and transmission to support project collaboration and integration.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in marine ecology or a related discipline and must have experience with computer systems, a scientific programming language (MATLAB, R, FORTRAN), and scientific writing. Familiarity with marine ecosystem dynamics, marine disease processes, and numerical modeling is desirable. The successful candidate is expected to prepare research results for publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals, make project presentations at national and international scientific meetings, and attend project-related meetings and workshops.

Job Responsibilities:
Develop computer codes and implement eelgrass model; analyze simulations.

Prepare and submit manuscripts on eelgrass, model results for submission to peer-reviewed journals.

Submit abstracts, attend professional meetings and conferences to present eelgrass model results.

Attend and participate in project meetings and activities. 

Other duties as assigned.

To apply:
Visit http://researchfoundation.odu.edu/ then click on the “Employment” tab and follow the link to “Apply” Specify position #23-023 Consideration of applicants will begin on May 24th,2023 and will continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V/DFW.

The application package should include:

(1) A cover letter detailing relevant background, research experience and future goals and their relevance to this opportunity (1-2 pgs.)

(2) A Curriculum Vitae

(3) Names and contact information of three references.

Equity Statement:
It is the policy of Old Dominion University Research Foundation to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply