[Coral-List] Position in Marine Science, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Lessios, Harilaos LESSIOSH at si.edu
Wed Dec 15 14:53:14 EST 2010

RESEARCH Position in Marine Science

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI; see: http://www.stri.org), headquartered in the Republic of Panama, invites applicants interested in conducting research in the new world tropics to fill a  permanent research position in Marine Science. Candidates should have a strong publication record and demonstrated success in obtaining grants. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong research program, supervise students, collaborate with other staff, and provide service to the Institute.

STRI maintains modern research facilities, a library with extensive holdings in the natural and anthropological sciences, and support centers in Panama City, together with diverse stations for marine and terrestrial field work throughout the tropics. Staff scientists maintain cooperative research programs within a world-wide network of academic institutions. Opportunities for mentoring young scientists are available through a vigorous fellowship program, and formal teaching is possible through educational programs with affiliated universities.  

We seek a broadly-trained marine scientist who addresses fundamental research questions and whose interests complement those of the existing staff. Applicants at any level will be considered.

Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in a relevant field, a demonstrated record of research excellence, and a commitment to communicating science to the public. 

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a single pdf file containing a summary of research accomplishments and interests, curriculum vitae, five significant reprints, and the names and contact information of three referees.  Please send applications electronically to strimarinejob at si.edu. Address inquiries to Dr. Rachel Collin, Chair, Search Committee on Marine Science at: collinr at si.edu.

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2011, and interviews will commence shortly thereafter.

STRI is an equal opportunity employer and appointments are made regardless of nationality.

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