Job Opportunities
The Oceanography Department of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) seeks applications from exceptional candidates for a tenure-track faculty position that comes with 9-months annual support from the State of Alaska.

Assistant Professor of Oceanography - College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

DEADLINE: 11:55 PM Alaska Standard Time on January 14, 2024. This recruitment will remain open until filled.

This position is located on the Troth Yedda' campus in Fairbanks, AK. This is a full-time, FLSA exempt, tripartite tenure-track faculty position complete with both a competitive salary (starting pay is DOE) and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.

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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.