[Fwd: Oak Chair Position Description (fwd)]

Gregory Piniak Gregory.Piniak at noaa.gov
Wed Oct 16 10:18:18 EDT 2002

Please forward the job announcement below to any interested parties.

Greg Piniak

Gregory Andrew Piniak, Ph.D.
NOAA/NOS Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research
101 Pivers Island Road, Beaufort, NC 28516 USA
email: gregory.piniak at noaa.gov or gap1 at duke.edu
phone: 252-728-8796               fax: 252-728-8784

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2002/3 Position Description for a Candidate for the Rachel Carson
Professorship in Marine Affairs and Policy in the Nicholas School of
Environment and Earth Sciences

The Nicholas School of Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke
University, a
multi-disciplinary School with undergraduate, professional masters and
Ph.D. programs, invites applications for the Rachel Carson Chair in
Affairs and Policy, a tenure-track position. This position, to be based
the Duke University Marine Laboratory in Beaufort, NC, is open to
candidates with a Ph.D. in one of the environmental social sciences or a
Ph.D. in any conservation field with a strong background in social
theory and methodology, with a preference for assistant or associate
candidates. Applicants should have an extramurally funded research
strong background in the application of both quantitative and
social science research methods; teaching ability at both the
and graduate levels; and a strong field research orientation. Research
themes could include, but are not limited to, resource management, the
policy-making process, socio-cultural aspects of coastal constituencies,
comparative policy regimes. In addition, candidates should have a
demonstrated interest in applications of social science to contemporary
coastal and marine issues.

It is our intention to fill this position for the fall of 2003, and we
begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2002. A letter of interest,
curriculum vitae, and the names of three references should be sent to:
Dr. Michael K. Orbach
Chair, Rachel Carson Chair Search Committee
Duke University Marine Laboratory
135 Duke Marine Lab Road
Beaufort, NC 28516-9721
Duke University is an equal opportunity employer. For more information
about the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences and the
Duke University Marine Laboratory, please see our website at
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