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Marine Outreach Officer, Newcastle University

We are recruiting a Marine Education Officer to join the Outreach team at the Dove Marine Laboratory, working alongside Newcastle University’s Faculty Outreach Team. If you are an enthusiastic communicator and believe passionately in the importance of Ocean Literacy, we welcome an application from you. You will have a passion for education, for science and for conservation of the natural environment, and will enjoy working with young people to nurture their love of science. You will have a good degree in an appropriate science subject, and expertise in marine ecology and marine species. You should have one year’s experience of outreach and public engagement development and delivery in a science (preferably marine or environmental) context.

For further information, and details of how to apply, please visit and search for the details under the job code : D229116C or under ‘Marine Outreach’. The closing date for applications is Monday 1st July 2019 with interviews expected to take place on 5th July. Please send any informal enquiries to

Assistant Professor in Plant Ecophysiology, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) invites applications to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position at the Departamento de Ecología Funcional, Instituto de Ecología. The successful candidate will be required to develop an independent research program on plant ecophysiology. Candidates should hold a PhD in Biology or Ecology and have a background in ecophysiology integrating different levels of organization to understand the interactions between plants and the environment. We will consider candidates with a strong publication record (> 10 high-impact peer-reviewed papers in the relevant area), a track record of securing competitive funds, and with verifiable experience teaching and supervising students. Fluency in Spanish to perform lecturing and having less than 37 years of age is a requirement to rejuvenate the academic workforce.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 23d July 2019. For more details, including how to apply, please see the following document: Call for candidates Institute of Ecology UNAM Mexico Ecophisiology

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ecological Modelling at Eawag, the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

The goals of this 2-year fellowship are to support an excellent young scientist on a path towards independence and to foster novel research that is of relevance to the main activities of the department of Systems Analysis, Integrated Assessment and Modelling. Qualified individuals are invited to apply for the fellowship to conduct research in the field of aquatic ecology using advanced modelling tools (e.g. from the fields of statistical physics and non-linear dynamics) and inference techniques (for model selection, parameter estimation and uncertainty quantification). The area of potential applications covers a wide range of organism groups, freshwater ecosystems, and levels of biological organization.

The closing date for applications is 31 August 2019. More information, including details of how to apply, please visit: