[Coral-List] Coral Reef Ecologist or Marine Invertebrate Biologist - Instructor

Samantha dePutron samantha.deputron at bios.edu
Thu Jul 1 17:02:15 EDT 2010

Coral Reef Ecologist or Marine Invertebrate Biologist - Instructor required for Fall 2010

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) seeks a temporary instructor for a college-level 10-week course in Coral Reef Ecology or Marine Invertebrate Zoology followed by a second course that involves mentoring the same students as they conduct independent research projects (Marine Biology and Oceanographic Research, 4 weeks in duration).  The entire 14-week period covers 2 September to 12 December.  The courses are described here:  http://www.bios.edu/education/fall_courses.html 

The successful applicant must have a minimum of a MS (or MSc) but preference will be given to those with a PhD in a relevant field of study.  Preference given to certified Science Diver.  Prior teaching experience strongly preferred.  Preference given to those with the ability to attend a summer course in Coral Reef Ecology in July, which would provide knowledge of local sites and species and familiarity with BIOS and its teaching format.  The summer course is described here:  http://www.bios.edu/education/summer_courses.html 

Please send cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, resume, and names of 3 references familiar with your teaching credentials to: Education at bios.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Salary will be based on prior level of experience and qualifications.  The position may be renewed for a second year. 

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

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