[Coral-List] coral reef ecologist opening in USVI

Richard Nemeth rnemeth at uvi.edu
Thu Aug 25 12:51:52 EDT 2005

Good Day,
Please find attached a vacancy notice for a coral reef ecologist at the 
University of the Virgin Islands.
Please distribute to qualified candidates and note the short deadline.
Thank you very much,
Rick Nemeth

        University of the Virgin Islands




      Research Position

      Coral Reef Research and Monitoring







The University of the Virgin Islands' Center for Marine and 
Environmental Studies is seeking qualified applicants for a Research 
Specialist (Ph.D) position in coral reef assessment and monitoring.  The 
successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of 
UVI's Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring program as well as developing 
an independent research program in his/her area of interest. 
Responsibilities include coordinating field logistics and supervision of 
research staff and students, data collection and analysis using video 
monitoring protocol and sedimentation monitoring equipment, data 
analyses, and report writing.  Successful candidate will work as part of 
a team and collaborate on manuscripts for publication, grant proposals 
and participate in other seasonal projects including fisheries research 
and spawning aggregation studies.  Requires excellent writing, 
communication and computer skills, SCUBA diving skill and willingness to 
dive to depths up to 135 ft using nitrox, ability to operate vessels, 
perform administrative duties such as personnel and budget management 
and participate in occasional community outreach activities.


Qualifications include Ph.D. in marine biology or related field ability 
to work independently and cooperatively with others, skilled boat 
handler and scuba diver, familiarity with Caribbean corals, fishes and 
other marine organisms and habitats, experience with grant writing and 
GIS applications preferred.


The salary range for this position is $28,000 to $40,000 for the 
administrative year (12 mo.), depending upon qualifications and 
experience.  Benefits include the liberal TIAA-CREF or the Virgin 
Islands Government Retirement Plan, and a comprehensive group medical, 
dental, and life insurance program.


Send a letter of application and CV to Dr. Rick Nemeth via e-mail 
rnemeth at uvi.edu <mailto:rnemeth at uvi.edu> , Copies of college transcripts 
and three letters of recommendation with will be needed at time of 


Applications can also be express mailed to:

Dr. Rick Nemeth, Director

Center for Marine and Environmental Studies

University of the Virgin Islands

2 John Brewer's Bay, St. Thomas, USVI 00802-9990


Application deadline: September 2, 2005.  Anticipated start date: Immediate.




Interested Individuals with a disability, call (340) 693-1410 for assistance

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