Available Post-Doc Position at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab: Marine Ecology Lab


Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Marine Ecology Lab (with Dr. Kenneth Heck)

Dauphin Island, AL


The Marine Ecology Lab at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab is seeking a Post-Doctoral Research Associate to assist with a National Academy of Sciences funded synthesis project to evaluate and compare the performance of the various restoration technologies used for the many existing Alabama living shorelines. The selected individual will be joining a diverse team of researchers in ecology, social sciences, economics, and NGO managers to create a summary/synthesis document to be used to strengthen, and direct, future restoration efforts within Alabama and across the Gulf of Mexico.

The position is available in January 2016. The initial appointment is for 1 year with the potential for an additional year.


Applicant should possess a PhD in marine science, marine ecology or a related field. The preferred candidate would have experience with shellfish restoration and living shorelines and should be able to manage, analyze and synthesize large datasets (physical, biological, social and economic) with multivariate approaches and time series analyses. Skills with GIS are not required but preferred.


Applicants should send a letter of intent, current resume and contact information (name, phone number, email address) of three individuals qualified to comment on scientific and work qualifications to Dottie Byron (dbyron@disl.org). Position will remain open until filled.


Please contact:

Dr. Kenneth Heck, Jr.

Email: kheck@disl.org