[Coral-List] Two Marine Technician Position Announcements - U. Virgin Islands
tsmith at uvi.edu
Wed May 6 14:41:23 EDT 2009
The Center for Marine and Environmental Studies at the University of
the Virgin Islands is seeking applicants for two positions at the
level of research specialist. See below for general description.
More details on the positions and the opportunity to submit
applications can be found at https://careers.uvi.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1241635152745
We are looking to fill theses positions in short-order.
- Spatial Analysis and Statistics Specialist: Under the direction of
the Center for Marine and Environmental Studies director, the
successful candidate will provide technical support for the Spatial
Analysis and Statistics laboratory (SAS), as well as be part of the
advanced/technical research dive team collecting data for various
projects. The candidate will be responsible for collecting, analyzing
and distributing geographic data relative to the marine sciences with
particular emphasis in integrating GIS methods and analytical
techniques with biological databases. Will also be responsible for
organizing relevant datasets and producing high quality maps;
contributing to manuscript and report production; and performing other
duties as determined by the director.
- Marine Ecology Lab Specialist: Under the direction of the Director
for Center for Marine and Environmental Studies (CMES), the successful
candidate will provide advanced technical assistance in the areas of
coral reef and fish population monitoring, grouper and snapper
spawning aggregation biology and behavior, fish tracking using hydro-
acoustic telemetry, deep reef exploration, and other related areas.
The candidate will also maintain field and laboratory equipment and
supplies in the CMES marine research laboratory and act as a liaison
between CMES and visiting scientists using the lab and major field
equipment. The candidate will participate as a scientist and
representative of the University in outreach programs to the
community; will maintain relevant biological databases, will prepare
written technical reports, and will assist in writing grant
applications and peer reviewed manuscripts.
These are grant-funded positions reporting to the CMES Director.
tsmith at uvi.edu
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