[Annelida] Post docs, etc, at CIIMAR, Portugal

Geoff Read via annelida%40net.bio.net (by g.read from niwa.co.nz)
Fri Aug 29 23:46:19 EST 2008

Jobs forwarded from another list. Respond to ispinto from ciimar.up.pt for further information.


Assistant Researcher positions in Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem

CIIMAR is opening five positions for Assistant Researchers at the
postdoctoral level in Marine biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning to
integrate a programme on biodiversity of Portuguese marine ecosystems, and
the evolution of these ecosystems in face of local policies and global
change. Portuguese and foreign researchers are encourage to apply. These
positions funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology
(FCT) are initial contracts for 5 years (possibility of unlimited renewal).
Gross annual income: 43000 euros.

The post-docs to be hired should have a PhD and at least 3 years of relevant
post-doctoral experience, although candidates with exceptional cv and less
than 3 years experience may be considered. They should have high-standard
scientific production in the main fields relevant for the positions opened,

Up to one Assistant Researcher in Ecological Modeling. 

Up to two Assistant Researchers for the development of research in
population genetics, systematics and phylogeography of marine organisms.

Up to three Assistant Researchers for the characterization of biodiversity
in coastal ecosystems and the analysis of biodiversity changes as a response
to local policies and global change.

Candidates should apply by sending a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae,
up to five selected reprints, names and reference contact information and
copies of academic certificates. Reference contact information should
include current and past post-doctoral and PhD supervisors. All documents
must be sent by e-mail, in PDF format, and with clear indication of the job
reference and title for this particular position to: eafonso from ciimar.up.pt.
Final deadline for applications: September 30, 2008. 

See the complete job announcement at:

For more information you can send an email to ispinto from ciimar.up.pt 


Besides these specific topics, we would like to hire a researcher on
economics of ecosystem services / valuation of marine biodiversity and we
are also accepting expressions of interest or in other fields that are
relevant to CIIMAR's research (www.cimar.org <http://www.cimar.org/>  ). For
applying for these positions scientists should meet the following criteria:

- must have finished the PhD at least 3 years ago. (in well justified cases
of exceptional candidates this may not be necessary)

- must have an excellent cv on his/her research field

- must demonstrate how her/his research will fit with Cimar's objectives 

These candidates should be willing to develop an independent research line,
in collaboration with other groups from Cimar and from other institutions,
supervise students and postdoctoral researchers, and obtain independent
funding for their research. 

In order to verify if you would be eligible for an independent research line
application, please send (ASAP, no later than September 15, 2008) an e-mail
to ispinto from ciimar.up.pt with your cv and e-mail contacts of 3 referees. 

Appointment of successful candidates is dependent on final approval by FCT.

The Centre of Marine and Environmental Research of the University of Porto
(CIIMAR),  does research in different areas of Marine Sciences, including
Biodiversity and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, Ecology and Evolutionary
Biology and Sustainable Aquaculture and Biotechnology. CIIMAR, together with
CCMAR, from the University of Algarve, constitute the Associate Laboratory,
CIMAR, created in March 2002. As an Associate Laboratory, CIMAR is
recognized as a centre of excellence in Marine Sciences, receiving special
funding directly from the Ministry of Science (FCT).




Prof. Isabel Sousa Pinto

Centre for Marine and Environmental Research

University of Porto

ispinto from ciimar.up.pt 

tel: + 351 968562856

www.cimar.org <http://www.cimar.org/>  , www.marbef.org 
<http://www.marbef.org/>  , www.biostrat.org <http://www.biostrat.org/>  ,
www.epbrs.org <http://www.epbrs.org/>  , www.eurobiodiversa.org 
<http://www.eurobiodiversa.org/>  , www.conbio.org/Sections/Europe/ 

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