[Coral-List] Job Opening, USVI/St. Thomas Campus

Jim Hendee Jim.Hendee at noaa.gov
Fri Jun 24 06:54:06 EDT 2005

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   The   University   of  the  Virgin  Islands'  Center  for  Marine  and
   Environmental  Studies  is seeking qualified applicants for a Research
   Specialist  (Ph.D)  or  Research  Analyst  (MS) 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.   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   assist   director  prepare
   manuscripts for publication and write grant proposals.  Candidate will
   also  participate  in  other 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

   Qualifications  include  Ph.D.  in  marine biology or related field or
   Master  of  Science degree and 2 years relevant experience, 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, strong GIS experience, experience with
   grant writing and writing scientific publications.

   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, resume, copies of college transcripts
   and  three  letters  of  recommendation  to Dr. Rick Nemeth via e-mail
   [2]rnemeth at uvi.edu with CMES JOB in subject heading:

   Applications can also be 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:   July  15,  2005.   Anticipated  start  date:
   September 1, 2005.


   1. mailto:mtaylor at uvi.edu
   2. mailto:rnemeth at uvi.edu

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