[Coral-List] Faculty Position: Bermuda Environmental Scientist/Coral Reef Biologist

Samantha dePutron samantha.deputron at bios.edu
Wed Aug 12 17:34:08 EDT 2009

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Please direct all inquires to Gillian Hollis: gillian.hollis at bios.edu

Faculty Position
Bermuda Environmental Scientist/Coral Reef Biologist

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS), Inc. (founded as the Bermuda Biological Station in 1903) is a U.S. incorporated 501(c)(3) not-for-profit research and education institute, incorporated in New York state, employing a multi-national staff of approximately 100 people.  Activities include oceanographic and marine biological research conducted by resident and visiting scientists, and university level courses on topics ranging from marine pollution to ocean genomics.  Additional information on BIOS can be found at http://www.bios.edu/

BIOS is seeking a coral reef or near shore Environmental Scientist with expertise in one or more of the following areas: ecology, ecotoxicology, physiology, molecular biology, and/or coral reef biology.

The successful candidate must have a PhD and at least 5 years post-graduate experience. Preference will be given to those at the Associate or Senior Scientist level.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of established local marine environmental programs, including long-term monitoring sites, and the development of new environmental programs which will ensure the health of Bermuda’s coastal environments and provide rapid information to local government authorities. The successful applicant must have the ability to act quickly and responsibly to local marine issues, such as oil spills, ship groundings, coral bleaching events, etc.

Preference will be given to those with proven ability to write successful grant applications.

BIOS has an active Faculty and has undergraduate and graduate program with well established universities. Therefore, mentoring of undergraduate and/or graduate students is encouraged and classroom teaching opportunities are available.

BIOS offers a competitive package in a stimulating and challenging work environment.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae including references to:
Dr. Anthony Knap, President and Director
The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS), Inc.
17 Biological Lane, St George’s, GE 01 Bermuda
Fax:  (441) 297-0860
Email:  gillian.hollis at bios.edu

BIOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates a drug-free work-place and learning environment

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