PhD in Multidisciplinary OceanographyExternal

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Contact: Vincent Rossi
E-mail: vincent.rossi [at]
website: Full job description
Deadline: October 28, 2020

The international project Ocean Front CHANGE (OFC), supported by the Belmont Forum over 2020-2023, has announced they are looking for a student with a solid background in Marine Sciences, good computing skills and relevant interests to conduct a 3 year PhD in Multidisciplinary Oceanography.

The main objective of this PhD project is to study the formation, occurrence and variability of ocean fronts both in contemporary and future climates, and how they contribute to the structuring of marine life. It focuses on the Mozambique Channel, a highly turbulent oceanic region housing diverse coastal and pelagic ecosystems that support crucial socio-economical activities (fisheries, tourism, etc…). 

Details on applicant requirements and how to apply, as well as a summary description of the PhD project and context can be found below, while a full detailed description is available at the posting webpage. The position is fully funded during three years, ideally starting in January 2021 (no later than April 1, 2021)

The position is based at the MIO laboratory (Marseille, France).