postdoc announcement

Charles Wahle Charles.Wahle at
Mon Mar 12 13:29:05 EST 2001



NOAA-USGS Benthic Habitat
Postgraduate Researcher

Position and Responsibilities: USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
(CMGP) and NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and Institute
for Marine Protected Areas Science (IMPAS) are co-sponsoring a
post-doctoral position to be located in Santa Cruz, CA in cooperation with
University of California Santa Cruz, Institute of Marine Science
(UCSC-IMS). This position seeks new research scientists or engineers who
will bring innovative perspectives and technical skills. The recipient of
this post- doctoral position will pursue research interests at the
interface between biology and geology and will further develop linkages
between the two disciplines in the conservation of marine fishes and other
coastal resources. Sustainable fisheries and habitat conservation, with
particular emphasis on benthic fisheries, biology, ecology, and seafloor
geology are prime areas of concern. We seek candidates who can effectively
interact with resident scientific staff of both CMGP, IMPAS, NMFS, and
UCSC-IMS and have the expertise to complement and enhance our research
programs.  This appointment is available in 2001. The Postdoctoral
Fellowship is for two years with extension to the second year subject to
research progress and funding.  The recipient will devote full-time effort
to this research and will be in residence at the NOAA facility in Santa
Cruz, CA.

Minimum Requirements: PhD, ScD, or other earned research doctoral degree
recognized in US academic circles as equivalent to the PhD.  Applicants
must have demonstrated ability for excellent creative research.

Rank: Postgraduate Researcher, Steps IV-VIII, commensurate with
qualifications and experience

Salary: $33,768 - $40,724

Percent Time: Full Time

Effective: As soon as possible after closing date

Apply To: To be given full consideration, applicants should provide school
transcripts, and abstract of their Ph.D thesis along with their resume and
names and contact information for three references.  In addition, a one
page informal proposal for a two year research effort should be submitted
based on the above agency objectives, and efforts available at: UCSC-IMS
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Submit the application package by May 15, 2001 as e-mail attachment or
regular mail to:

Gary Griggs, Director
Institute of Marine Science
A-315 Earth & Marine Sciences
University of California, Santa Cruz
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95064
email: griggs at

For additional information contact: Peter Barnes– pbarnes at or Mary
Yoklavich – mary.yoklavich at

Closing Date: May 15, 2001 Please refer to provision #TXX-XX in your


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