Cheryl Squair squair at hawaii.edu
Wed Dec 13 13:23:26 EST 2006

Field Internship Position Available For Spring 2007

Job Description:  Field assistant needed to help PhD student studying  
ecophysiology of crustose coralline algae (CCA) in American Samoa, on  
both Tutuila and Ofu islands. Project focuses on photosynthetic  
response of CCA under different environmental conditions. Position  
includes set-up and installation of experiment, assistance in the  
field taking measurements, equipment maintenance, and data entry.  
Position starts February 12, 2007 and ends May 27, 2007 (02/12/07-  
05/27/07). If desired, assistant will have the opportunity to develop  
their own research project.
Room, board, return airfare to American Samoa from Honolulu and a  
stipend of $750.00 are provided. Successful applicant must provide  
own way to Hawaii.

Qualifications: Assistant must be willing to spend long hours in the  
water, often under conditions of high currents, in a remote location.  
Applicants must be in good physical condition, with surfing  
experience and/or experience in high current environments highly  
desirable. Current SCUBA certification, with AAUS certification or  
eligibility to dive with Federal agencies highly desirable. Must be  
able to drive both manual and automatic transmission vehicles.  
Bachelor’s degree in a marine science desired, but not required.  
Applicant must have current passport, valid for at least 9 months  
from date of entry into American Samoa.

Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2007 or until  
position is filled. E-mail cover letter, resume and contact  
information for 3 references to Cheryl Squair at squair at hawaii.edu.

Apologies for cross-postings.

Cheryl Squair
Ph.D. Student
Dept. of Botany, Univ. of Hawaii
3190 Maile Way, Room 101
Honolulu, HI 96822
Ph: 808-956-3943
Fax: 808-956-3923

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