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IFREMER Postdoctoral Fellowships

René-Luc Bénichou

The French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea offers postdoctoral contracts. Deadline for application: 31 August 2009.

Those contracts are targeted for young French or foreigner scientists (under 35 years old at the date of 31 December 2009) who have obtained their PhDs and are keen on a research, development or innovation career in the field of sea science. The duration of contracts is 12 months (with a possible extension for 6 extra months) and their annual gross amount is 31,680 euros, that is to say 2,640 euros per month.

All details about the relevant research projects and application process are available at the Ifremer's website. The deadline for application is 31 August 2009.

Main fields

-Dynamics, biogeochemistry of the ocean and climate change
-Operational Oceanography
-Continental shelf exploration mapping
-Dynamics, assessment and monitoring of the coastal ecosystems
-Ecosystemic approach of the fisheries resources
-Sustainable aquaculture
-Mineral & energy resources and deep-sea ecosystems
-Health in the Ocean
-Bioprospecting and biotechnology of marine resources
-Management tools for the diagnosis and the preservation of the coastal seas