[Coral-List] Job Announcement: Marine Species Conservation Research Associate

beth polidoro beth_nkoua at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 7 17:43:34 EST 2010

The Department of Biological Sciences at Old Dominion University, a "Doctoral Research - Extensive" state university, has an opening for a Research Associate in marine conservation.  The initial funding is for one year (potentially renewable) beginning as early as February 2010.  This position involves participation in a project to assess a large number of marine species for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species through a collaborative initiative with Conservation International and the IUCN Species Program.  The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the IUCN Red Listing process, including marine species research and conducting international workshops and meetings, supervise research assistants, and assist teaching courses in Ichthyology, and Systematics and Speciation.  At the time of employment, applicants must have a PhD in Biology, Zoology, Oceanography or a related field with a dissertation topic in marine conservation
 biology or marine ecology OR a Masters degree with at least five years experience in marine conservation biology or marine ecology.  A high level of proficiency in technical writing in English is required.  Geographical Information System experience, knowledge of Spanish or French, and a strong publication record are desirable.

Please submit a curriculum vitae, statement of interest, and the names, telephone numbers, and addresses (postal and email) of three references to:  Old Dominion University Research Foundation, P.O. Box 6369, Norfolk, VA 23508 or email bpolidor at odu.edu. (electronic submission of materials is preferred).  Please specify Job #06022 and job title on application materials.  Review of applications will begin on 15 January 2010  and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Old Dominion University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.


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