[Coral-List] Science Director Position

JOneill joneill at cmrc.org
Thu Jun 10 11:58:06 EDT 2004

Science Director
Perry Institute for Marine Science

The Perry Institute for Marine Science seeks an experienced researcher with
leadership, organizational, management, and team-building skills. This
position will manage the science programs, assist program
development/institutional planning and contribute substantially to outreach,
including fund-raising activities.  A primary responsibility will be to
coordinate effective research programs for NOAA's undersea research center
and to manage the associated administrative functions of research at Lee
Stocking Island in the Bahamas.  Candidates are to develop extramural funded
research in collaboration with PIMS science programs.  Successful candidates
will have a doctoral degree in an appropriate field of marine ecology,
evidence of outstanding research potential, proven grant writing skills,
demonstrated supervisory and managerial experience, and a recognized
capability to administer research.  Familiarity with federal grant
requirements and experience with the geography and ecology of the Caribbean
region is preferred.  The position is based in Jupiter, Florida, with
periodic travel required.

Submit resume and list of publications along with cover letter including
salary history/requirements and three professional references to hr at cmrc.org
or fax to 561-741-0193.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Closing date for resumes is 07/31/04.

The Perry Institute for Marine Science (PIMS), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit
organization based in Florida since 1970, is dedicated to improving and
enhancing understanding of the wider Caribbean region's marine environment
by supporting and conducting high quality marine research and education
programs in order to provide solutions for people and our oceans.  PIMS
operates advanced research and diving facilities on Lee Stocking Island,
Bahamas and administers and operates the Caribbean Marine Research Center,
one of six centers in the National Undersea Research Program of NOAA.

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