Postion: Moorea, Research Scientist

George Roderick roderick at
Wed May 1 11:57:58 EDT 2002

Academic Coordinator (Research Scientist), permanent, nine-month (paid over
12 months), at the Univ. Calif., Berkeley in the College of Natural
Resources associated with  the Richard B. Gump South Pacific Research
Station (Moorea, French Polynesia).  Available 1 June 2002. Salary range
Academic Coordinator, $54,240-$59,436. Initial appointment dates are
6/1/02-5/31/03 with expectations of yearly reappointment depending upon
availability of funds.  Candidates should have a Ph.D. in an appropriate
field, including biological, physical, social, or human sciences, 2 years of
postdoctoral experience, as well as experience as a director or manager.
The Research Director will develop and coordinate research programs focused
on French Polynesia as a model system to study the interaction of
biological, cultural, and physical processes in the construction and
maintenance of biocultural communities.  She or he will lead the Polynesia
Education and Research Laboratories at the Gump Station in Moorea and will
spend extended periods of time in French Polynesia.  Applicants should have
experience of working in an international setting (preferably in Polynesia),
preferably island systems, and have familiarity with field stations.  A
working knowledge of French is essential.  The appointee will help to
develop innovative undergraduate and graduate teaching programs in Moorea
and can apply for Adjunct Faculty status.  The candidate must have strong
oral and written communication skills, demonstrated leadership abilities,
and a proven record in obtaining research grants and other fundraising.
Applicants should submit CV, statement of research and teaching interests,
and names and addresses of three references to: George Roderick, Director,
Gump Station, College of Natural Resources, 201 Wellman Hall, MC 3112,
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3112.  Additional information
can be found at  Applications must be
received by 15 May 2002.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action


George Roderick
Faculty Director
Gump South Pacific Research Laboratory, Moorea, French Polynesia


Environmental Science, Policy and Management
201 Wellman Hall MC 3112, University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-3112 USA
tel (510) 643-3326, dept. (510) 642-3327, fax (510) 642-7428,
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