[Coral-List] Job Announcement

rbjpeachey at aol.com rbjpeachey at aol.com
Mon Oct 25 10:30:10 EDT 2010

Dear Coral-List:  
I would like to share the following announcement for a faculty position:
Tropical Marine Conservation Biology faculty
CIEE Research Station Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles - Dutch Caribbean
Application deadline: 15 November 2010
Start date: 1 January 2011
Description: The CIEE Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation Program in Bonaire is a study abroad program for upper level, undergraduate students and is hiring a Conservation Biology faculty that will teach Tropical Marine Conservation Biology and co-teach Independent Research during the fall and spring semester programs. During summer sessions, the faculty will co-teach Field Research Methods and Tropical Ecology of the Southern Caribbean.  This position is full-time and will occasionally require you to accompany students on evenings and weekends as part of CIEE program activities. Duties will include participating in CIEE’s long-term monitoring project including field research, analyzing data, report writing and proposal writing.   In addition, the faculty will support the program by assisting with day to day operations of the field station and laboratory.  This is a physically demanding position as you will be part of a field science program that employs shore diving to demonstrate theoretical principles in the field.   The position is time intensive during the semester program: in addition to teaching you will be responsible for up to 8 independent research projects.  The summer sessions are also time intensive as they are 3 to 4 semester credits and are taught in 2 to 3 weeks.    
The minimum qualifications for this role are: a PhD in Biology (or related field) with an emphasis in marine ecology or biology; scientific diving experience and a comprehensive dive physical (AAUS); broad field experience in marine ecology and excellent analytical skills; demonstrated ability to work as a team member; a commitment to education and research in marine ecology and conservation; an eagerness to work closely with students; an appreciation for field-based education; current certifications in First Aid, CPR, DAN Oxygen Rescue; DAN dive insurance; a driver’s license and the ability to drive a standard.  
Compensation: Salary will be based on experience.
To apply:  Send a cover letter and a CV with 3 references to rpeachey at ciee..org.   In addition, a letter of recommendation from one of the references is required.  The letter should be emailed directly to rpeachey at ciee.org from the letter writer.  For more information about the semester program in Bonaire go to www.cieebonaire.org. 
Thank you,
Rita Peachey

Rita BJ Peachey, PhD 
Director, CIEE Research Station Bonaire
Kaya Gob DeBrot 21
Kralendijk, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles
+599 786 7394
rpeachey at ciee.org 

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