Open Position: PhD in Marine Socio-Ecological Systems and Adaptation to Climate ChangeExternal

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E-mail: futureoceanslab [at]
website: Application details page
Deadline: September 20, 2019

The Future Oceans Lab (FOL) of the Marine Research Center (CIM) at the University of Vigo, in conjunction with the Arctic Research Center at Hokkaido University, Japan has announced an opening for a joint PhD student position starting in fall 2019. This position will examine the intersection of climate change and social ecology with a focus on adaptation of coastal-dependent human communities to shifts in marine species distributions and resulting biodiversity changes. The successful candidate will engage in multidisciplinary applied research combining natural and social sciences, including ecological, social and economic components.

This position will be part of the doctorate program Do Mar from Campus do Mar and will be co-supervised by Drs Elena Ojea (University of Vigo) and Jorge García Molinos (University of Hokkaido).

Applicants should have a background in Marine ecosystem management, demonstrated research interests that align with the theme of this call, and excellent technical, language, communication and team work skills.

To learn more about the application requirements and process, click on the application details link.