viernes, 15 de noviembre de 2013

Seeking Post-doctoral Research Fellow - Visualization for Marine Conservation and Planning- Israel

There is an opening for a well-qualified and highly motivated postdoctoral research associate to work under the direction of Dr. Michelle Portman, Assistance Professor, Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa Israel. The fellow will be responsible for advancing a research program on the above mentioned topic.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to devote full-time to research. Applicants should be doctoral degree holders having undertaken original research that has contributed to a body of knowledge related to this call. The following fields are appropriate: environmental communications; marine ecology; museum/aquarium science; landscape architecture, visual arts, marine conservation policy or planning, GIS, geo-informatics. A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.

The position includes working with the Technion’s new Visualization Lab, located within the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, using augmented reality and virtual reality techniques. The lab includes a 3D and interactive digital imaging platform that can provide sensorial and affective experiences for creating narratives around marine conservation issues (e.g., large-scale climate change effects to the marine and coastal environment, marine protected areas and marine ecosystem service assessment).

Interested candidates should send a CV, cover letter, a letter of recommendation and a writing sample (all in English) to Dr. Michelle Portman ( by December 15, 2013 or until the position is filled. All work will be conducted in English and proficiency in writing and reading English is required.

 Contact Information:
Michelle Portman PhD
Assistant Professor
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology