[Coral-List] Job Posting for Chief Project Scientist

Philip Renaud prenaud at livingoceansfoundation.org
Thu Aug 23 22:24:07 EDT 2007

CHIEF PROJECT SCIENTIST, Living Oceans Foundation 
RESUMES ACCEPTED: September 01 through November 15, 2007 
ORGANIZATION: Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation, Washington
D.C., www.livingoceansfoundation.org
501(c)(3) Private Operating Foundation
SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive, based on experience 
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Chief Project Scientist is responsible for
implementation of our Scientific Research Strategy.  The Foundation is
dedicated to the conservation and restoration of living oceans and
pledges to champion their preservation through research, education and
project support.  Current Focus: Coral Reef Ecology.  The Chief Project
Scientist reports to the Chief Science Officer via the Executive
Director and supervises the GIS Analyst for scientific knowledge
management and generation of conservation management decision tools.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Ph.D. in Marine Science or related discipline,
experience in developing and implementing marine research programs,
proven record in transferring research outputs into conservation
management outcomes, significant record of peer reviewed publications.
Scientific diving program certified.   
DESIRED SKILLS:  Multidisciplinary coral reef ecology research skills,
program management, familiarity of remote sensing techniques and
Geographic Information Systems, demonstrated proposal writing skills
with success in grant awards.
TRAVEL REQUIREMENT:  Due to the Foundation's international scope, travel
flexibility is a prerequisite for this position. The Chief Project
Scientist is expected to participate in approximately two research
expeditions annually. Additionally, the incumbent will be expected to
travel periodically to represent the Foundation at selected conferences,
workshops, etc.  
CITIZENSHIP and RESIDENCE:  U.S. citizenship or current U.S. residency
required.  Primary work location will be at the Living Oceans Foundation
headquarters located in Landover, Maryland, (Washington DC metropolitan
APPLICATION:  Submit Curriculum Vitae, a summary of research, education
experience and goals, and the names/addresses/phone numbers of three
references to:
Executive Director 
Living Oceans Foundation
8181 Professional Place, Suite 215                                 
Landover, MD 20785  
EMAIL:  prenaud at livingoceansfoundation.org         Phone: (301) 577-1288


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