Seeking content from members

Dear esteemed members of WICGE: We have close to 300 members on our website and we’d love to hear from you! With a newly revamped website, we will be starting up some new blog sections, including “Member of the Month”, “Notes from the Field”, “Student Perspectives”, and your experiences at conferences, organizing events to promote […]

Permanent Job position – USGS

Dear colleagues:   This is a rare opportunity for a permanent position at USGS. Only U.S. Citizens are eligible (Sorry!). Deadline to apply is April 27. You would be joining a team led by Dr. Patrick Barnard, along with 5 other female modelers and many others. Patrick’s team is doing some amazing science and this […]

PhD title: Modeling of sandy shoreline evolution and its uncertainties, past and future: toward a holistic approach. U. Bordeaux and BRGM.

PhD title: Modeling of sandy shoreline evolution and its uncertainties, past and future: toward a holistic approach. Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD position at BRGM (French Geological Survey) within the group « Coastal Hazards ». One of the missions of BRGM is to undertake solutions-focused research that advances understanding of risks and opportunities in the […]

Job Opportunity: Fixed Term Lecturing Position water engineering and management

Do you love algae? water? working as part of a multi-disciplinary group? The school of Civil and Environmental Engineering @UNSW Sydney is currently recruiting for a fixed term, 3-year (36 mo) lecturing/research position in the area of water engineering and management. It would be great to see some talented WICGE members consider this exciting opportunity […]

PhD Opportunity at U. Auckland in Estuary Morphodynamics

The University of Auckland and the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), New Zealand are seeking applicants for a fully-funded PhD project on numerical modelling of estuarine morphodynamics. Project Details: The project is funded as part of NIWA’s Managing Mud Programme (MMP), which is focused on the sources, characteristics, dynamics, and fate of […]

Building the research capacity of Early Career Scientists in the Indian Ocean

Building research capacity of Early Career Scientists: The Indian Ocean Early Career Scientists Network (IO-ECSN) by Danielle Su WICGE member Danielle Su shares her experience of ‘imposter syndrome’ and how Early Career Scientists can work together to build research capacity, in this case, for those working on the Indian Ocean.  On December 2015, I was […]

Job Opportunity: Senior Technician, Wave Energy Research Centre, University of Western Australia.

Job no: 499422 Work type: full-time Location: Albany Categories: Research support, Technical/Laboratory support, Trades & Services UWA Oceans Institute An opportunity to be involved in cutting edge research, working across disciplines on this world first project. 4 year fixed term appointment Level 6 position: $77,122 – $81,629 per annum The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the […]

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 […]

High School Coastal Teaching Resource Now Available

Are you or someone you know teaching in the high school space and interested in Coastal Processes???   Fellow WICGE members from the Water Research Laboratory in partnership with the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, have developed a new ‘Coastal Management Guide’ designed for High School teachers involved in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and […]

The Future of UK Coastal Research – 13th UK Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference

Contributed by: Chris Blenkinsopp The 13th UK Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference (YCSEC) was held at Bath on 11-12th April as part of the University’s 50th Anniversary celebrations.  The conference was organised by the Water, Environment and Infrastructure Resilience (WEIR) research group and the Water Innovation Research Centre (WIRC) with support from our sponsors […]