Job opportunities

8 Job Vacancies, VLIZ, Belgium

Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) will apply a new mission and strategic goals from January 1st 2017 onward. Due to the lofty ambitions of these new targets, the initiative has led to the creation of eight job vacancies.

The eight roles are:

Post-Doctoral Position at GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany

The scientist position is available in the research unit Marine Meteorology and the working group “Climate Modelling”. The goal of the position is to couple the atmosphere model IFS (Integrated Forecasting System) developed at the EZMWF with the ocean model NEMO to study internal and externally forced climate variability. The coupled model also will be applied to study seasonal to decadal climate predictability. Moreover, comparisons with other climate models will be performed.

PhD Position at GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany

In the frame of recently funded EU-H2020-MSC-ITN project MarPipe (Improving the flow in the pipeline of the next generation of marine biodiscovery scientists), GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is offering a
Early Stage Researcher (ESR) - PhD position starting on 1. April 2017.

Director-General of the European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and Water-Column Observatory, Rome (Italy)

The EMSO ERIC (European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and Water-Column Observatory; European Research Infrastructure Consortium) is seeking applications for the post of Director-General. EMSO is an association of countries each of which owns and operates a diverse array of marine research infrastructures at fixed locations both in the open ocean and in shelf seas.


Based at the EMSO Head Office in Rome, the Director will lead this new European consortium through its initiation and first years.


Chemical Oceanographer Position at the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle

The NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL) Carbon Program is seeking a Research Oceanographer to serve as a research leader for a team of scientists performing research into critical problems on chemical oceanography and related scientific disciplines.  Please note that the PMEL Carbon Program Research Oceanographer position is now open on USAJobs, and closes on January 5, 2017.



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