[Coral-List] Senior Research Scientist @ Palau International Coral Reef Center

Jim Hendee Jim.Hendee at noaa.gov
Tue Apr 20 08:44:17 EDT 2004

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From: "Carol Emaurois" <cemaruois at picrc.org>
To: coral-list at coral.aoml.noaa.gov
Subject: Senior Research Scientist @ Palau International Coral Reef Center


Opening Date: April 20. Closing Date: 4:00 P.M. Friday, May 21, 2004


Position: Senior Research Scientist, Palau International Coral Reef 
Center. Salary and benefits to be negotiated.


The Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) is accepting 
applications for the position of Senior Research Scientist. The Center 
is a new organization located in Koror, Republic of Palau in the Western 
Caroline Islands and is tasked with research, monitoring, and education 
on the coral reef environment of Palau. Duties may include but are not 
limited to the following:

· The Center is looking for a highly- motivated individual to develop a 
vigorous research program relevant to the ecology and conservation of 
coral reefs and related coastal ecosystems of Palau.

· A strong publication record, an international reputation in an 
appropriate field and a demonstrated ability to obtain funding from 
private and public sources are required.

· Other responsibilities will include grant writing, scientific 
publication, and development of research programs that will assist in 
defining national coastal management objectives;

· The willingness to mentor and train Palauan researchers is essential.

· Other duties as assigned by the board;


The initial appointment will be for two years with provision for 
continuation for multiple years. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. 
in marine science or related field and should have a minimum of at least 
10 years post-graduate experience in coral reef ecology, reef fish 
ecology or a relevant discipline. Other preferable qualifications 
include the following:

· A strong background on research projects implementation;

· A strong background on management and administration of projects and 
research facilities;

· Demonstrated ability to communicate and to collaborate with 
constituents locally, regionally and internationally;

· Demonstrated compatibility to live and work within Palau, Micronesia 
and Pacific region as well.


Interested individuals should submit a letter expressing their interests 
along with the following by May 21, 2004.

* Statement of relevant qualifications, with particular attention to the 
applicant’s knowledge of Palau, Micronesia including international 

* Current Curriculum Vitae, and

* List of three references including address, telephone numbers, fax, 
and email address.

All letters and other pertinent information should be submitted to:

Ms. Lolita Gibbons

Secretary, Board of Directors
Palau International Coral Reef Center
P.O. Box 7086
Koror, Palau 96940.

Submittal must be postmarked no later than the above closing date. 
Documents received via fax or email will not be accepted.


For further detail on this employment opportunity, contact Ms. Lolita 
Gibbons at 680-488-4716/3993 day or 680-488-3800 evening; fax: 
680-488-3990; email: lgibbons at palau-pcs.org.

To learn more about the Palau International Coral Reef Center, call 
680-488-6950 or visit the Center’s facilities located at M-Dock in Koror 
State or its web site: www.PICRC.org

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