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Employment Opportunities with ERD

    The Environmental Research Division (formerly Pacific Fisheries Environmental Laboratory) periodically has positions open for employment. These may include civil service positions with the federal government, research positions through the National Research Council's Postdoctoral Associateship Program, or information on positions available with groups collaborating with ERD. Click on the specific opportunities below for further information:

    National Research Council's Postdoctoral Program

  • NRC Postdoctoral position in Pacific Grove, CA

    The National Research Council and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Research Award tenable at the Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Environmental Research Division, of the National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Grove, CA.

    The National Research Council (NRC) will offer a competitive award for postdoctoral research to be conducted in residence at the NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Environmental Research Division, on Monterey Bay, CA. The incumbent will investigate pelagic habitat utilization by apex marine predators in the North Pacific, with a focus on the oceanographic description of biological hot spots derived from multi-speices electronic tag data and remote sensing. This effort is being conducted as part of the Tagging of Pacific Pelagics (TOPP) program.

    Duration of the award is one year with potential for extension. Support is provided for relocation and limited professional travel, and a health insurance program is offered.

    Prospective applicants should contact Dr. Steven Bograd for more specific information regarding this research opportunity. Applicants will receive guidance in the formulation of a short (4-page) research proposal that is necessary for application.

    Dr. Steven Bograd
    NOAA, Southwest Fisheries Science Center
    Environmental Research Division
    1352 Lighthouse Avenue
    Pacific Grove, CA 93950
    Tel: 831-648-8314 Fax: 831-648-8440

    Applications must be submitted directly to the NRC. Postmark deadline for applications is August 1, 2006. Complete information about the award process and application materials may be obtained from the NRC web site at:

  • NRC Postdoctoral Associateship. Closing dates vary.

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