[Coral-List] Faculty position: Bermuda Aquatic Ecologist/ Biologist

Samantha dePutron samantha.deputron at bios.edu
Fri Mar 19 14:37:08 EDT 2010

This is a job advert for a Faculty position at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS): Bermuda Aquatic Ecologist/Biologist (Assistant Scientist).

BIOS is seeking an Aquatic Ecologist / Biologist with a specialization in one or more of the following areas: coral reef biology, benthic ecology, ecotoxicology, and/or ecological physiology.  Expertise in other areas (e.g., molecular biology, population or community ecology, life history studies, etc.) is desirable. Applicants whose primary focus is coral reef ecology or benthic ecology are especially encouraged to apply. 
Candidate must have a PhD and at least 1 or 2 years postdoctoral (or equivalent) experience. Strong preference will be given to those with a commitment to undergraduate and / or graduate level education, teaching either a semester-long lecture/lab course to undergraduates, a three week short/fat module at the graduate level, and/or mentoring student interns.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of established local marine environmental programs, including long-term monitoring sites, and the development of new environmental programs that will ensure the health of Bermuda’s coastal environments and provide rapid information to local government authorities. The successful applicant must have the ability to act quickly and responsibly to local marine issues, such as oil spills, ship groundings, coral bleaching events, etc.

Preference will be given to those with proven ability to write successful grant applications.  A strong publication record in the peer review literature is essential.

BIOS offers a competitive package in a stimulating and challenging work environment.  To apply, please submit digital copies, via email of a cover letter, CV, and list of 3 references to:
Dr. Anthony Knap, President and Director
The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS), Inc.
17 Biological Lane, St George’s, GE 01 Bermuda
Fax:  (441) 297-0860
Email:  gillian.hollis at bios.edu

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

Dr Samantha de Putron
Associate Scientist, Senior Lecturer

Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences
Ferry Reach
St Georges
GE 01
Tel: +441 297 1880 ext 724
Fax: +441 297 8143

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