[Coral-List] Position Announcement: Project Manager, Coral Reefs Initiative - CA Academy of Sciences
cdelbeek at calacademy.org
Mon Feb 29 17:58:32 EST 2016
The California Academy of Sciences and the Steinhart Aquarium are looking
to fill the position of:
Project Manager, Coral Reefs Initiative
The Project Manager, Coral Reef Initiative performs administrative, project
management, budgeting, expedition planning, workshop planning, reporting,
and operational functions for the interdepartmental Coral Reefs Initiative.
This 10 year strategy is a coordinated, global effort of scientific
discovery, conservation, restoration, and widespread education and
engagement focused on coral reefs. The Project Manager will assist with two
components of this initiative, including:
Exploring the Last Coral Reef Frontiers. The Academy will work with science
and conservation colleagues across the world, and mount a series of
expeditions over the next 5 years.
Expeditions will focus on unexplored regions and habitats of the world's
coral reefs, including mesophotic reefs (in the "Twilight Zone"), and
poorly known shallow reef communities.
Developing New Techniques for Coral Reproduction and Cultivation. Through
global partnerships, the Academy will greatly accelerate the science and
practical cultivation techniques needed for coral restoration. Working with
colleagues around the world, the Academy is pioneering new techniques for
large-scale reef restoration by collecting and fertilizing coral gametes,
culturing the resulting larvae, growing the next generation of corals, and
planting them back on to degraded reefs.
The Project Manager reports to both the Senior Director of the Steinhart
Aquarium, and the Associate Curator of Ichthyology who are the Principal
Investigators on the project. However, the Project Manager will interface
with most departments at the Academy in the execution of the duties of the
This is a full-time, temporary position of 2 years with the possibility of
extension pending grant renewal.
Please do not contact me for further information, I am merely a conduit.
For a complete job description and to apply please follow the link below:
*J. Charles Delbeek, M.Sc. *Assistant Curator, Steinhart Aquarium
California Academy of Sciences
*cdelbeek at calacademy.org <cdelbeek at calacademy.org> *www.calacademy.org
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