Information about vacancies at the Institute of Marine Research.

Postdoctoral fellow in ecosystem modelling

Søknadsfrist: Sunday, March 25, 2018
The Institute of Marine Research (IMR) in Norway has an immediate opening for a 3-year position as a postdoctoral fellow within ecosystem modelling in the research group Ecosystem Processes.The principal area of research for the current postdoctoral position is to use and further develop ecosystem models with a special focus on fjords and coast. The work will be conducted within the multidisciplinary project “Modelling the environmental conditions in fjords and coast”, focusing on the ...

Postdoktor innen kvantitativ økologi hos mesopelagiske organismer

Søknadsfrist: Sunday, April 1, 2018
A 2.5-year postdoctoral position is available in the Plankton Research Group at the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) in Bergen, Norway. The position is within the research project HARMES (Harvesting the Mesopelagics – Ecological and Management Implications) financed by the Research council of Norway (2018-2020). Recent years have seen an increased interest in marine mesopelagic resources at the national and international level. Therefore, the Plankton Research Group is looking to further ...

Staff engineer / Senior engineer

Søknadsfrist: Thursday, April 5, 2018
The Institute of Marine Research (IMR) in Norway has an immediate opening for a permanent position as a Staff Engineer or Senior Engineer to work on diet analyses of fish, analyses of benthic samples and other organisms, and to participate on scientific cruises. The work is a part of IMR’s monitoring, research and advice to fisheries management and ecosystem based management. The position is in the research group Ecosystem Processes and located in Bergen.Diet analyses based on ...

Scientist focusing on assessment of pelagic fish stocks

Søknadsfrist: Thursday, April 19, 2018
The stocks of tuna, mackerel, blue whiting, Norwegian spring-spawning herring, North Sea herring and capelin are commercially very valuable resources in the North East Atlantic. These stocks are schooling pelagically (in open waters), migrates throughout the year, tend to interact with each other and compete for food resources, and they are harvested in different economic zones. Their distributions and migrations change with variations in stock size, age structure and climate, which is ...

Postdoctoral position: Acoustic methods applied to mesopelagic fish resources

Søknadsfrist: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
The Institute of Marine Research (IMR) has available a 4-year postdoctoral research position in underwater broadband acoustics applied to mesopelagic fish. The place of employment will be in Bergen, Norway. The successful applicant will be part of the Marine Ecosystem Acoustics group at IMR, working with improving abundance estimation of fish stocks and behavioural studies using modern acoustic instrumentation and platforms.The total abundance of mesopelagic fish in the world oceans ...