Postdoctoral - Scientist - Ecosystems Science

Opportunity Type: 

The Ecosystems Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Scientist in Ecosystems Science. Applications are solicited across all scales of ecosystems science including but not limited to global ecology and land use change, remote sensing and spatial modeling across landscapes and river networks, terrestrial and aquatic biogeochemistry, foodwebs and trophic structure, and the role of microbes in ecosystem function.

Additional Information:

The Postdoctoral Scientists must develop a project that connects with major research areas at the Ecosystems Center and the Center’s multi-investigator approach to ecosystems science. Once appointed, postdocs will be encouraged to develop status as independent research scientists. Candidates should contact a potential Ecosystems Center mentor prior to submitting an application. A list of investigators may be found under the Staff section of our website:

Up to two fellowships will be awarded and support can be up to three years contingent on positive yearly review.

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2014.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates should possess a PhD in ecology, earth sciences, or a related field.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

A description of your proposed project (2 pages) is required and should be uploaded with your application.

Three letters of reference are required and should be mailed or emailed to the Human Resources Office with the subject line of “Postdoctoral Scholar – Ecosystems Center”.
Mailing Address:
Marine Biological Laboratory
Human Resources Office
7 MBL Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1015
Email address:


Expiration Date: 
Sat, 2014-03-01

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