The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Aquatic Sciences Center (UW), home to the University of Wisconsin Water Resources and Sea Grant Institutes, and in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (WDHS) seek postdoctoral and post-master’s candidates interested in tackling timely science and policy challenges related to water resources management and human health in Wisconsin. Together, these programs will fund a Wisconsin Water Resources Science-Policy Fellow position. This program places a recent master’s or doctoral graduate within a state program full-time for one to two years, with the Fellow bringing technical skills to address water issues and tackle related public health challenges and receiving valuable real-world science-policy experience from the resource professionals who will serve as mentors. This mutually beneficial partnership will result in advancing science to support public health policy decisions as well as valuable training opportunities for new professionals entering the work force.This fellowship offers a one-year paid placement within the Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Program at the WDHS in downtown Madison to learn about and help address the important public health challenges of cyanobacterial HABs in Wisconsin. This unique position entails working with both people and data on an emerging One Health issue, focusing on protecting and promoting the health of people, animals, and the environment through bloom-related illness investigation and public health response and outreach efforts.We seek applicants from a variety of backgrounds including public health/epidemiology, water resources, climate sciences, social sciences, communications, etc. to conduct ongoing surveillance, detection, investigation, and reporting of human and animal illnesses resulting from exposure to cyanobacterial blooms in Wisconsin and related outreach and education efforts. More detail including application instructions is in the attached fellowship announcement and also linked here.The deadline for applications is March 28, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Hauxwell at jennifer.hauxwell@aqua.wisc.edu. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Newport Hydrographic Line team is excited to be hiring a Faculty Research Assistant through Oregon State University. This position will help support bi-weekly monitoring of phytoplankton and zooplankton off the Oregon coast, and this person will also participate in longer research cruises approximately twice a year. The person in this position will help us expand our understanding of the linkages between biogeochemical cycling, phytoplankton, and zooplankton production.Please visit jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/98591 for more information.Applications are due by March 31, 2021. ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us tonight for a lively discussion led by Councilmember Vivian Moreno and Scripps Institution of Oceanography Director Margaret Leinen on the Tijuana River Valley pollution crisis.CROSS-BORDER POLLUTION, Thursday, Feb 25th at 6 PM PSTfeaturing Dr. Clarissa Anderson, Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System Executive Director, Dr. Falk Feddersen, Professor at SIO and SCCOOS PI, and Dr. Kimberly Prather, Director for Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment visit shorturl.at/atF19 to register ... See MoreSee Less
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SCCOOS is looking for a Data Manager to join our program staff! The candidate will apply professional concepts, department/unit and campus/medical center/OP policies and procedures to resolve a variety of complex issues in one or more IT areas of specialization. Analyzes complex issues. Within defined procedures and practices, determines appropriate action. If this sounds like a good fit, check out the link belowjobs.ucsd.edu/bulletin/job.aspx?jobnum_in=107918 ... See MoreSee Less
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Have you conducted innovative research that you’d like presented to a broader audience?Marine Technology Society is accepting abstracts for engaging and cutting-edge technical papers. Global OCEANS 2021 will be a hybrid conference, with both on-site and virtual components. Authors submitting abstracts to the technical program will be given the option to present either on-site in San Diego or through the conference’s virtual platform.The deadline for abstract submissions is April 19.www.mtsociety.org/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Esrii is hosting a live stream about the role of GIS in ocean conservation on February 19, 2021 at 1:30 PM PST. Esri chief scientist Dawn Wright and National Geographic Certified Educator Sandra Turner will lead the discussion and answer questions submitted on their Facebook Page. Sign up for a live stream reminder here.ow.ly/u2TR50DhvsgJoin us for a special live conversation with National Geographic Education about the role of GIS in ocean conservation. 🌊 Dawn Wright, Esri Chief Scientist and Sandra Turner, National Geographic Certified Educator will be answering your questions! Submit your questions below for a chance to be answered during the livestream. Sign up for a livestream reminder here: ow.ly/u2TR50Dhvsg ... See MoreSee Less
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