[Coral-List] FIELD INTERNSHIP POSITION AVAILABLE
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.
Dept. of Botany, Univ. of Hawaii
3190 Maile Way, Room 101
Honolulu, HI 96822
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