[Coral-List] Re: Junior Researcher Position

Jennifer E Smith jesmith at hawaii.edu
Wed May 25 20:30:35 EDT 2005

Aloha Colleagues,

Apologies for cross posting. Please see the following job announcement 
at the University of Hawaii and pass onto anyone you think may be 

Junior Researcher

The Botany Department at the University of Hawaii at Manoa invites 
applications to fill a one year Junior Researcher position to conduct 
research in the area of marine community ecology and ecophysiology of 
bloom forming seaweeds.  Additional funding depends upon availability 
of federal funds for a multidisciplinary project that examine the 
roles of physical (nutrients and geochemical cycling) and biological 
factors as influences for the formation and persistence of benthic 
algal blooms in waters of coastal Maui.  Duties include leading 
graduate students and undergraduates in the field and laboratory 
experiments.  Field work includes monitoring sites with SCUBA and 
conducting experiments in situ.  Lab work includes growth and 
physiological experiments with bloom forming algal species.  
Researcher will be responsible for managing and analyzing data and 
preparing and submitting manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed 

Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s Degree in marine botany, marine 
biology, ecology, or equivalent.  Demonstrated working knowledge of 
tropical seaweed taxonomy.  AAUS certified scientific SCUBA diver or 

Desirable Qualifications:  Ph.D. in marine botany, marine biology, 
ecology, or equivalent.  Experience working with teams of researchers, 
knowledge of PAM fluorescence and plant physiology, working knowledge 
of GIS.

Other conditions: Temporary, Full-time, Federal funds to begin 
approximately June 2005 to June 2006.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply: Send curriculum vitae, statement of research goals and 
contact information for three referees to:  Dr. Celia Smith, 
Department of Botany, University of Hawai’i, 3190 Maile Way, Honolulu 
HI 96822. Contact phone: 808-956-6947. Contact email: 
celia at hawaii.edu. Electronic applications can be sent to: 
celia at hawaii.edu

Review of applications will begin June 6 2005 and continue until the 
position is filled.  The University of Hawai'i is an Affirmative 
Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Jennifer E. Smith, Ph.D.
Junior Researcher
Department of Botany
University of Hawaii Manoa
3190 Maile Way
Honolulu, HI 96822
office: 808-956-3943
fax: 808-956-3923
email: jesmith at hawaii.edu
Web: http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/researcher/smith/My%

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