positions available in the Florida Keys

Erich Mueller emueller at mote.org
Fri Sep 24 12:05:07 EDT 1999

Positions Available at

Mote Marine Laboratory's
Center for Tropical Research

Mote Marine Laboratory has recently moved its Florida Keys research
operations from Pigeon Key to new facilities on Summerland Key. Mote's
research program on corals and reefs is now based at the Center for
Tropical Research and the facility will be open to researchers working in
the Lower Florida Keys. The Center will include greatly expanded dry
laboratory facilities, a state-of-the-art seawater system and comfortable
apartments for visitors. The following positions will be filled shortly to
help develop and operate the Center. Letters of interest and resumes
should be submitted by Oct. 15, 1999 to the address at the bottom of the

Development Officer / Facilities Manager

Mote Marine Laboratory is seeking an individual to lead fundraising
efforts and provide day-to-day facilities management of their new marine
research facility on Summerland Key, FL. The successful candidate will
have a record of civilian or military leadership. The position includes
solicitation of funding from corporations, foundations, governmental
agencies, and individuals to support long term research efforts in the
Florida Keys and serving as a liaison to an advisory council made up of
community and business leaders. Facilities management includes overseeing
improvements and maintenance of buildings, property, vessels and vehicles,
purchasing and financial reporting. 

Research Assistant

A Research Assistant is being sought to work on several funded projects
and help operate research infrastructure at Mote's Center for Tropical
Research. Applicants must have a baccalaureate in biology, or related
field, SCUBA certification and experience, small vessel operation
experience and eligible for a Florida driver's license. Preference will be
given to candidates with coral reef research experience, knowledge of
aquarium and seawater systems, laboratory skills, good public interaction
abilities and computer skills. 


Erich Mueller, Ph.D., Director      Phone: (305) 745-2729
Mote Marine Laboratory              FAX:   (305) 745-2730
Center for Tropical Research        Email: emueller at mote.org
24244 Overseas Highway (US 1)
Summerland Key, FL   33042

Web pages: http://www.mote.org/~emueller/pkmrc.html

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