[Coral-List] Lab Tech position in Miami, FL
mike.jankulak at noaa.gov
Wed Jul 10 15:29:25 EDT 2013
Please see the following job posting for a research based lab tech position in Miami, Florida. The lab, located at NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic & Meteorological Laboratory, is interested in the understanding the impacts of ocean acidification on coral reef ecosystems. Please apply for the job online (link at bottom) if interested. We would like to fill the position immediately, so please apply ASAP.
The position is for two years, with the potential for continuation based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds. The successful candidate’s duties will include, but are not limited to the following: 1) scan and analyze coral carbonate fragments for density and annual banding using a micro-CT scanner, 2) carbonate chemistry analysis of water samples, including total alkalinity and DIC titration, 3) assist with and participate in periodic field operations in the Florida Keys.
The successful applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree in marine science or a related field from an accredited university. Applicants must be highly motivated, organized, and have the ability to adapt to a dynamic lab environment. Proficiency with computers is a must as this position will primarily involve computer-based work such as digital image analysis. Strong analytical and laboratory skills are required, along with experience working in strenuous field environments. Experience with small boats and AAUS SCUBA diving certification are highly desirable but not required. Preference will be given to candidates who possess a close familiarity with coral reef ecosystems, coral densitometry, ocean acidification, carbonate chemistry, coral calcification, and bioerosion. Apply online at: www.miami.edu/careers. A statement of interest, Curriculum Vitae and contact information for 2 persons who can provide letters of recommendation are required.
If you have questions, please direct them to Dr. Ian Enochs.
email: ian.enochs at noaa.gov
Mike Jankulak, Systems Administrator, University of Miami / CIMAS
NOAA / Atlantic Oceanographic Meteorological Laboratory
4301 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149 -- 305-361-4543
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