[MARMAM] Postdoctoral position in Marine Bioacoustics

Finneran, James SPAWAR james.finneran at navy.mil
Mon May 8 09:06:07 PDT 2006


The
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL
OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
is accepting applications for a
Postdoctoral Research Award
for research in Bioacoustics at the
U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program in San Diego, CA
 
The NRC will offer a postdoctoral research award for research to be
conducted at the US Navy Marine Mammal Program in the investigation of
the hearing abilities of and effects of sound on marine animals. This
research involves conducting behavioral and electrophysiological
measurements of hearing sensitivity, measuring noise-induced temporary
threshold shifts, and developing acoustic impact criteria and safe
exposure guidelines for marine animals. 
 
Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. in acoustics, engineering,
physics, experimental psychology (specializing in psycho-acoustics), or
biology with a strong background in mathematics.
 
ELIGIBILITY:       US citizenship with PhD earned no more than 5 years
as of date of application
STIPEND:            $52,500 per year
PROVISIONS:      Relocation, professional travel, and health insurance
DURATION:          One year renewable up to three years maximum
 
Interested individuals are encouraged to contact:
Dr. James J. Finneran, U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, Code 2351
53560 Hull St., San Diego, CA 92152-5001
Phone: 619-767-4098, Fax: 619-553-0899, E-mail: james.finneran at navy.mil
 
Detailed program information, including information on how to apply, is
available on the NRC Web site at:
http://www.national-academies.org/rap
Questions should be directed to the NRC at 202-334-2760 or rap at nas.edu




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