Diatom Jobs (PhD, PostDoc, etc...)

Diatom Jobs (PhD, PostDoc, etc...)


Marine researchers in Oban (Scotland): October 22nd 2018
Sao Paulo University (Brazil): October 20th 2018

PhD Metabarcoding IRTA (Catalonia/Spain): November 28th 2018
PhD Phytoplankton University Ghent (Belgium): November 30th 2018
PhD Haslea blooms, marine biology and Ecology:  
PostDoc Competitive ability of phytoplankton: December 12, 2018
PhD microalgae cryopreservation in Cawthron Institute (NZ): June 30th, 2019  
PhD biodiversity of benthic diatoms of shallow water in Rostock: February 15th, 2019 
Not Academic jobs:
Algae Taxonomist in Idaho



  • Le Mans University PhD position to study development of blue Haslea blooms in Corsica and North Carolina (H2020 Program). Developing applications in aquaculture food and cosmetics, collaborating with Belgium, Poland, Croatia and USA.

  •  PhD in New Zealand

  •  PhD in Rostock (announcement in German)



From Diatom-L:
Broad Algae Jobs:
  • Taxonomist job in private firm for algae taxonomist. Main job will be to process both Diatom and Soft Algae samples. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate experience and knowledge of both types. Duties include identification of samples in a production environment and data summarization for reporting to clients. Job advertisment is attached

Others ([very] tangentially diatom based):

  • The Laboratory of Protistology & Aquatic Ecology (Ghent University) is looking for a highly motivated PhD candidate to investigate the role of estuarine plankton in the dynamics of exopolymeric carbon pools and the flocculation of suspended sediments. The successful candidate will combine field and laboratory experiments using state-of-the art observational and –omics technologies to understand the role of key microbial species and processes in the formation of exopolymeric substances (EPS) and transparent exopolymeric particle (TEP) aggregates, and their effect on aggregate stability. https://www.ugent.be/en/work/vacancies/scientific/phd-candidate-49sfj  
  • PhD researcher within the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks project ECORISK2050 https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/353267 
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