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Vacancy Title Full-time permanent position for marine benthic ecologist (soft-sediment)
Country of employment France
Job description The Dynamics of the Coastal Environment (DYNECO) Department and the
Benthic Ecology Laboratory is recruiting a marine benthic ecologist to
work in close relationship with the National Technology Platform for
Marine Renewable Energies. We seek applicants to participate in the
assessment and monitoring of the environmental impacts of marine
renewable energy installations
Your activities will be two-fold: 1) to implement environmental science
techniques and improve protocols for describing the baseline reference
state and for monitoring impacted sites, in addition to writing up
opinions/assessment reports as requested by institutional partners; 2)
to develop an innovative and highly visible research that benefits from
and complements existing strengths within the Department and across
Ifremer. This research includes but is not limited to direct and
indirect effects of hard structures on surrounding diversity and
functioning and benthic communities.

You will define pertinent protocols and indicators for spatial and
temporal monitoring to assess the ecological state of the affected areas
and the potential impacts caused by the marine renewable energy
You will coordinate research on the assessment and monitoring of species
present at the installation sites, including harvested species or those
with commercial potential, and their environment. Collaborations
(national and international) amongst Ifremer research fields (biology,
sedimentology, fisheries, etc.) will be strongly supported.
In the short term, this job position will be delegated to the official
institution that will host the National Technology Platform for Marine
Renewable Energies. The successful applicant will be possibly joining
the staff of this newly launched Technology Platform.

Professional experience
Experience in the field of benthic ecology preferred (post-doctorate,
short-term contract, etc.)

Personal qualities
-Prior research experience, including evidence of publication in the
peer-reviewed literature
-Highly-motivated to work individually and as part of a team to meet
deadlines in a multi-tasking environment
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills
-Able to work at sea

Interested applicants should send a statement of research interests
(not to exceed 2 pages), a detailled CV, up to three representative
publications and optionally contact information for professional
references to (cc

Please, indicate the Reference: W10-10-040 when applying.
Vacancy URL
Contract type Permanent
Daily basis Full Time
Gross salary 2750
Duration of contract permanent position
CV submission deadline  -05-19
Last updated on 2010-04-09 by DUBOIS_Stanislas
Contact Details
Contact person DUBOIS, Stanislas
Institute IFREMER
Address Technopole Brest-Iroise BP70

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