Job Opportunity at East Carolina University

The Department of Engineering at East Carolina University (http://www.engineering.ecu.edu ) seeks candidates for multiple tenure-track faculty positions (assistant, associate, or full professor) in the priority areas of (1) biomaterials and/or biomechanics, (2) coastal infrastructure, sustainability, and/or energy, and (3) big data analytics. Candidates must be willing to collaborate in multi-disciplinary research teams aligned with these…

Would you work for less pay and more time off to be with your kids?

I pass on an article that made quite a debate over the last week here in Sydney Australia as AECOM announced it would be trialling “12 weeks annual leave scheme for working parents”. This of course came with the associated pay cut, but spread out over the year wouldn’t make a significant difference in your…

2.5 year post-doc opportunity in surface water hydrology @ UNSW Sydney

An exciting multi-disciplinary project is being advertised to examine the iconic Thirlmere Lakes National Park, south west of Sydney (Australia). The lakes have experienced periods of rapid drying and the NSW’s Office of Environment and Heritage has provided funding to investigate the hydrological functioning of the lake system (more details available at: http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/water/thirlmere-lakes-water-data.htm). The successful candidate will be…

2 PhD Projects at University of Western Australia: Fisheries ecology and oceanography to inform management of the western rock lobster

The iconic western rock lobster, Panulirus cygnus , supports both a popular recreational fishery and Australia’s most valuable single species commercial fishery. The Western Rock Lobster Council (WRLC) and Fisheries Research Development Corporation have funded the University of Western Australia (UWA) andDepartment of Primary Industries and Regional Development-Fisheries (DPIRD) to investigate an area at the…