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3 positions currently available at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries

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The Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) is the largest freshwater ecology institute in Germany (www.igb-berlin.de). It is a member of the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. (FVB), the Leibniz Association www.leibniz-gemeinschaft.de/en), and the recently founded Berlin-Brandenburg Institute of Advanced Biodiversity Research (www.bbib.org). Joint professorships link IGB to all three universities in Berlin as well as to the University of Potsdam. IGB offers excellent laboratory and field facilities for interdisciplinary research, large-scale experimental facilities, and long-term research programs and data ...

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Freshwater Jobs November

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Below are links to some jobs in the Freshwater sciences advertised in November 2013

 

Assistant Professor – Fish Biology

https://www.wmujobs.org/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1385130952511

 

PhD position in Wetland Ecology in the Natural Resources Management Program at Texas Tech University

https://listserv.umd.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind1311a&L=ecolog-l&P=66

 

Full-time Research Assistant with GIS experience to support research investigating the impacts of land conservation practices in the western Lake Erie Basin on stream fish and invertebrate assemblages.

https://listserv.umd.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind1311a&L=ecolog-l&P=3585

 

Assistant Professor of Fisheries Management

https://listserv.umd.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind1311b&L=ecolog-l&P=5131

Graduate Fellowship in Salmon Research

https://listserv.umd.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind1311b&L=ecolog-l&P=11320

 

Assistant Professor – Ecosystem Level Aquatic Biologist/Ecologist

https://listserv.umd.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind1311b&L=ecolog-l&P=8089

 

MS ...

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SALINISATION WORKSHOP 10-13 March

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From the SEATC salinisation AG we are organising a workshop with scientists, managers, environmental consultancies and representatives from the mining industry. We would be happy to have young EFYRs joining us, and we can cover for accommodation expenses. Please contact me for further information: mcanedo.fem@gmail.com

 

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15th World Lake Conference, Perugia, Italy – September 1-5, 2014

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CONFERENCE THEME AND OBJECTIVES

Lakes, both natural and artificial, are vital and strategic resources for all life on our planet. At the same time, they are also highly vulnerable to human activities, especially if not properly managed for their sustainable use. These critical natural resources and their ecosystems have defined geographical borders, while at the same time also being strongly influenced by their locations. In fact, although there is a geographical limit between a lake ecosystem and neighboring ecosystems, lakes are ...

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Lecturer in Conservation Biology (Education and Research) University of Exeter, UK

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http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AHK478/lecturer-in-conservation-biology-education-and-research/

 

The result of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirms Exeter’s position as one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities. Almost 90% of our research is at internationally recognised levels and every single subject submitted included world-leading (4*) research. When adjusted for the 95% of staff submitted, Exeter ranks among the top 15 in the UK for research out of 159 higher education institutions. The Times Higher Education described Exeter as ‘a rising star among research-intensive institutions’.

The above full ...

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Ruth Patrick, pioneer in ecological indicators

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Dr. Ruth Partick, an american pioneer in limnology, died last September 23 at the age of 105. She contributed to the development of the theory and methodology to investigate the relationship between freshwater biodiversity and river ecosystem health, setting the basis of freshwater science and management and the use of ecological indicators already in the 1940s.

She graduated in 1929 in South Carolina and then finished her master’s degree and PhD  studying diatoms at the University of ...

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New Jobs and grants (September, 2013)

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PhD studentships available
Below are links to two funded PhD studentships within the School of Life, Sport and Social Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University. Closing date is 21st October. Please distribute to any potentially interested parties.

Aquatic non-native species: a closer look at their parasite fauna

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AHJ228/phd-studentship/

Effects of underwater sound on aquatic invertebrates

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AHJ229/phd-studentship/

 

Gilson Le Cren Memorial Award 2014: £4000 grant for research from the FBA

the Hugh Cary Gilson Memorial ...

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MS or PhD Research Assistantship in Desert Stream Ecology School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences University of Washington

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Responsibilities:  The Freshwater Ecology and Conservation Lab at the
University of Washington is looking for a highly motivated MS or PhD student
to explore the freshwater ecology of streams in the American Southwest.
Potential themes of study include (but are not limited to) ecohydrology,
invasive species, riverscape connectivity, fish species dispersal, and
community reassembly in response to extreme flooding and drought. Strong
possibility of working in other arid regions of the world exists. The
successful applicant will be advised by ...

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Advanced course ‘Introduction to meta-analysis and research synthesis in ecology’

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The advanced course ‘Introduction to meta-analysis and research synthesis in ecology’, organized by the Institute of Marine Research – Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (IMAR-CMA) and by the University of Coimbra, will take place at the University of Coimbra (Portugal) from 7 to 11 April 2014 and will be lectured by Professor Julia Koricheva (Royal Holloway University of London, UK).

All information is available at http://www1.ci.uc.pt/imar/meta-analysis/

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NEW EFYR REPRESENTATIVES

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We are happy to announce you that the new EFYR board of representatives will be formed by Nuria Cid (Joint Research Center); Hugh Feeley (Cardiff University) and Miguel Cañedo-Argüelles (Oregon State University). We will do our best to bring all the EFYR matters to the attention of EFFS senior representatives and keep EFYR active as an important part of the EFFS. Feel free to contact us anytime, we are here to help young European scientists!

 

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