[Coral-List] Biogeochemist Opening in Hawaii

Lee Higa lee.higa at noaa.gov
Tue Dec 29 17:41:12 EST 2009


I would like to post the job posting below for Biogeochemist with the 
NOAA-NMFS-PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division in Honolulu, Hawaii. 
Questions can be directed to me at Lee.Higa at noaa.gov.

Thank you,

JIMAR PIFSC BIOGEOCHEMIST – ID# 29581 Joint Institute for Marine & 
Atmospheric Research. Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service 
position with the School of Ocean & Earth Science & Technology, Joint 
Institute for Marine & Atmospheric Research, located at the National 
Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center in 
Honolulu, Hawaii. Continuation of employment is dependent upon 
program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, & availability 
of funds. MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY: $4,569/Mon. DUTIES: Leads & undertakes 
biogeochemical research & monitoring of ecological impacts of climate 
change, particularly the role of ocean acidification, on a range of 
spatial & temporal scales, as it pertains to coral reef ecosystems of 
Pacific Islands region. Initiates & develops collaborations to 
investigate various aspects of ocean acidification & related impacts of 
climate change. Designs, develops, expands, implements, & improves 
sampling methodologies, survey protocols, & field experiments to obtain 
biogeochemical datasets, including carbonate & nutrient chemistry. 
Processes, analyzes, & summarizes biogeochemical & multi-disciplinary 
data from surveys & other sources. Contributes to data management & 
development of data products on biogeochemical datasets relevant to 
monitoring & understanding ecological impacts of ocean acidification, 
land-based sources of pollution, & other related phenomena. Publishes & 
communicates results in scientific literature & through presentations to 
a wide variety of stakeholders. Provides supervision, training, & 
guidance to scientific & technical staff in research area. Participates 
in research cruises, marine ecosystem surveys & observation networks to 
assess & monitor coral reefs, which involves field surveys, the 
deployment & recovery oceanographic instrument platforms, & data 
transmission, analysis, & creation of data products. Works with project 
staff & personnel from other agencies as necessary to secure continued 
&/or additional funding support, & to satisfy reporting requirements of 
funding agencies for existing support. Collaborates with researchers 
from other agencies, & coordinates with partner agencies on marine 
ecosystem research & conservation projects. FOR REQUIREMENTS, TO APPLY, 
or more details please go to www.rcuh.com - click on “Employment” then 
“Job Announcements/Apply for a Job” & enter the ID #. CLOSING DATE: 
January 18, 2010. EEO/AA Employer

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