[Coral-List] Positions announcements - UVI

Nasseer Idrisi nidrisi at uvi.edu
Fri Mar 12 07:48:06 EST 2010

Dear all,
Please note two new positions posted on the University of the Virgin Islands
Human Resources website: http://careers.uvi.edu, if interested, apply
directly online.

Position 1: Post Doctoral Associate. Description: The incumbent will work on
a project to be determined jointly with and approved by the team leaders of
the ICCE research thrust using information from the CMES long-term data
sets. These include data from the Coral Monitoring program (including
spatial/temporal data on fishes and invertebrates), oceanographic data (ADCP
current speed, direction and some wave properties, CTD, and thermistor and
fluorescence). Ideally the data will be used to answer scientific questions
and hypotheses in the area of bio-physical coupled systems, impact of
climate change on tropical ecosystems, ecosystem stability, etc. Along with
utilizing the existing data set, the project should include experimentation
and/or simulation modeling. The incumbent will work as part of the research
team at CMES and will contribute to the continued development of the
research program at CMES, with VI-EPSCoR research thrust of ICCE as the
basis to the research program. Qualifications: Ph.D. in oceanography
(biological, chemical, geological or physical) plus strong quantitative and
computational skills.  Desired experience include, but not limited to data
acquisition and processing, ocean modeling, oceanographic instrumentation
and numerical techniques.

Position 2: Oceanography Specialist II. Basic functions and
responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Team leader of the Coastal
Oceanography platform. Skill set: computer capability on a technical level
including hardware and software, electronicl skills as appropriate for
marine measuring instruments, boat skills, physically capable of going to
sea. Basic chemistry wet lab skills. Duties: Maintanncece of CMES/CarICOOS
electronic instruments, purchasing of equipment and supplies.  Manage
deployment and recovery of marine instruments such as ADCPs, AWAC, marine
buoys, thermistors, etc. In charge of logistics for ocean going expeditions.
Able to work with and assist researchers with preparations for experiments,
instrument deployments, data recovery and data sharing. Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in an appropriate area (science and/or technology), and
extensive relevant experience in an appropriate field. Minimum experience: 5
years. Masters Degree in an appropriate area of science and/or and extensive
relevant experience in an appropriate field. Minimum experience: 2 years.

If you know anyone who is interested and with these qualification, please
have them contact me: Nasseer Idrisi: nidrisi at uvi.edu

Thanks, nasseer

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