[Coral-List] Two Marine Technician Position Announcements - U. Virgin Islands

Tyler Smith tsmith at uvi.edu
Wed May 6 14:41:23 EDT 2009

The Center for Marine and Environmental Studies at the University of  
the Virgin Islands is seeking applicants for two positions at the  
level of research specialist.  See below for general description.   
More details on the positions and the opportunity to submit  
applications can be found at https://careers.uvi.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1241635152745

We are looking to fill theses positions in short-order.

- Spatial Analysis and Statistics Specialist: Under the direction of  
the Center for Marine and Environmental Studies director, the  
successful candidate will provide technical support for the Spatial  
Analysis and Statistics laboratory (SAS), as well as be part of the  
advanced/technical research dive team collecting data for various  
projects.  The candidate will be responsible for collecting, analyzing  
and distributing geographic data relative to the marine sciences with  
particular emphasis in integrating GIS methods and analytical  
techniques with biological databases.  Will also be responsible for  
organizing relevant datasets and producing high quality maps;  
contributing to manuscript and report production; and performing other  
duties as determined by the director.

- Marine Ecology Lab Specialist: Under the direction of the Director  
for Center for Marine and Environmental Studies (CMES), the successful  
candidate will provide advanced technical assistance in the areas of  
coral reef and fish population monitoring, grouper and snapper  
spawning aggregation biology and behavior, fish tracking using hydro- 
acoustic telemetry, deep reef exploration, and other related areas.   
The candidate will also maintain field and laboratory equipment and  
supplies in the CMES marine research laboratory and act as a liaison  
between CMES and visiting scientists using the lab and major field  
equipment. The candidate will participate as a scientist and  
representative of the University in outreach programs to the  
community; will maintain relevant biological databases, will prepare  
written technical reports, and will assist in writing grant  
applications and peer reviewed manuscripts.

These are grant-funded positions reporting to the CMES Director.

Tyler Smith
tsmith at uvi.edu

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