Research positions

We are looking to recruit researchers to join us at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Graduate student opportunities

We are recruiting graduate students in Oceanography and Statistics. Please write one of the directors of the lab if you are interested in research in an area pursued by the lab.

Post-doctoral associate and technican positions

We are looking to recruit several post-doctoral research associates or technicians to join the Marine Macroecology and Biogeochemistry Lab ( at Dalhousie University ( in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The successful candidates will be join a diverse collaborative research group with connections to research teams at several other universities.

Specifically we are looking for independent, creative scientists with a background in biological oceanography or plankton ecology and skills in one or more of the following areas: bioinformatics, particularly transcriptomics in non-model microbial eukaryotes, computational data analysis in macroecology, Bayesian statistics, phytoplankton culturing, biochemical assays, and molecular techniques.

Applicants should send a c.v. and a brief statement of research interests and goals to Andrew Irwin ( or Zoe Finkel ( We review applications as they are received.

Research opportunity for undergraduate students

Opportunities are available for enthusiastic undergraduate students that would like research experience. The research projects are varied and interdisciplinary. Students with interests and background in any combination of environmental science, math and computer science, physics, chemistry and biology are welcome to contact Drs. Irwin and/or Finkel.