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Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook Medicine is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.


Postdoctoral Associate in Fisheries Ecology

The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigators in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences in conducting field and laboratory research on fish and shellfish populations in Great South Bay, NY. The incumbent will prepare for and conduct trawl surveys, supervise graduate and undergraduate students in the field and lab, manage collected data and carry out statistical analyses, ecosystem modelling, and participate in the preparation of publications and proposals under the supervision of the Principal Investigators. The position requires a Doctoral Degree and familiarity with field sampling, data management and advanced statistical analyses. Applicants with a Ph.D in fisheries ecology or a related field and experience with advanced statistical procedures such as GLMs, GAMs, and spatial statistics are preferred. Salary range: $36,000 - $46,000. For additional information and application instructions please visit and follow the postdoctoral link, position reference number WC-S-8456-14-02-S.

Faculty Positions in Atmospheric Science

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University invites applications for two tenure track positions in Atmospheric Science to begin as early as Fall 2014. We welcome applicants focusing on extreme weather and regional climate change. In particular, applicants should contribute towards improving the physical understanding of extreme weather (e.g., tropical cyclones, severe convection, flooding), novel ways to do regional climate downscaling for extreme weather, or the application of remote sensing to address these issues. Stony Brook has active research efforts to improve understanding and prediction of coastal storms, convective systems, storm surge, seasonal variability, and climate. Successful candidates are expected to develop an independent externally funded research program, to teach and direct research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in School and University service. All candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, and have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching. The positions will be filled at the Assistant Professor level.

Successful candidates will join a SoMAS faculty internationally known for their leadership in research in the atmospheric sciences and all the major disciplines of oceanography. The school has more than 500 undergraduate and graduate students and about 50 faculty and 40 staff working together to better understand how our marine, terrestrial, and atmospheric environments function and are related to one another; providing numerous opportunities for collaborative and inter-disciplinary research. SoMAS has collaborations with the Atmospheric Sciences Division at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), located nearby, and also has extensive interactions with the New York City National Weather Service office located at BNL.

Candidates should submit a Stony Brook University state faculty employment application, CV, a letter of introduction which conveys the candidate's teaching philosophy and proposed research plans, and names and contact information of three references (electronic submission in one PDF document is strongly preferred) through Campus Job Opportunities, reference #F-8297-13-11, or directly using this link.

Alternatively, the above-listed materials may be mailed to:

Paulette Gerber, HR Assistant
(ref: Faculty Positions in Atmospheric Science #F-8297-13-11)
School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
145 Endeavour Hall
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5000.

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.





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