Job Opportunities
The Fisheries Department of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time (9-months of annual state support) Assistant Professor of Marine Policy.

Assistant Professor of Marine Policy

DEADLINE: until 11:55 pm Alaska Standard Time on October 15, 2023

The position will be located in Juneau or Fairbanks, Alaska. Applications are encouraged from creative individuals with a solid academic background who will complement the expertise of existing faculty, contribute to the Master of Marine Policy (MMP) and other CFOS academic programs, develop an active research program, and engage in professional, public, and university service. UAF is a federally recognized Alaska Native-serving institution that supports bridging Indigenous and Western sciences.

Applications must be received no later than 11:55 pm Alaska Standard Time on October 15, 2023, to ensure full consideration. This recruitment will remain open until filled, with the initial application review taking place on October 16, 2023. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction to be eligible for this position.

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Research Associate in HAB and Climate Modeling at UC Santa Cruz

DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications received by 1 November 2023 will receive full consideration.

As part of the University’s coastal climate resilience initiative, the Department of Ocean Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz, invites applications for a position of Postdoctoral Scholar to investigate the predictability of historical and future patterns of Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) presence and toxicity along the coast of California. The postdoctoral scholar will work under the direct supervision of Prof. Jerome Fiechter and collaborate closely with other faculty members at UC Santa Cruz and researchers at NOAA’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center in Monterey.

Desired skills include experience with statistical models and ability to work with and analyze large model datasets. Working knowledge of programming languages and Linux environment is a plus.

Applicants should submit a one-page statement of research experience and interests, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for up to three references to Prof. Jerome Fiechter ( Please refer to “climate modeling position” in the subject line of the email.

More information about the position can be found at:

BECI Science Director Position

Basin Scale Events To Coastal Impacts Project (BECI) invites applications for the Science Director Position.

DEADLINE: The position remains open until filled.

The position is for 18 months initially, with an expectation that the Science Director will contribute to securing ongoing funding for the Project Office.

The Basin-scale Events to Coastal Impacts project, or BECI, proposed by the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) and the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) is an ambitious project designed to build an “ocean intelligence” or “situational awareness” system to address the changes and challenges that climate change is bringing to the ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean. BECI was endorsed as a project by the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science and Sustainable Development (UNDOS) and is envisioned to be active over the length of the Decade. Funding has now been secured to initiate a project office and the BECI team is looking to recruit a Science Director to lead the development and implementation of BECI.

Interested individuals looking for an interchange/IPA posting should first contact PICES Executive Secretary, Sonia Batten ( to discuss options.

All applicants should send a resume detailing experience, qualifications and accomplishments, as well as a letter of application indicating what they would bring to the role to A possible start date should also be included.

Contact information for three people who could provide letters of recommendation should be provided. References will only be taken up in the final stages of the appointment.