[Coral-List] CIEE Tropical Marine Conservation Biology faculty

Rita Peachey RPeachey at ciee.org
Wed Mar 23 13:57:06 EDT 2011

Dear Coral-listers,

Job announcement below:

Tropical Marine Conservation Biology faculty
The CIEE Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation Program in Bonaire (Dutch Caribbean), a study abroad program for upper level, undergraduate students, is hiring a full time faculty for a 1 year period (31 July 2011 - 31 July 2012) to 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 Marine Ecology Field Research Methods, Advanced SCUBA and Tropical Ecology of the Southern Caribbean.  In addition to teaching, duties include participating in CIEE's long-term monitoring project and assisting with program logistics.  The faculty is part of a field science program that employs shore diving to demonstrate theoretical principles in the field, which is physically demanding.  Qualifications include: a PhD in Biology (or related field) or equivalent experience; scientific diving experience;  comprehensive dive physical (AAUS); broad field experience in marine ecology  and excellent analytical skills; field experience in coral reef ecology in the Caribbean ideal; 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 vehicle.  Salary will be based on experience.

To apply, send a cover letter and a CV with 3 references to Dr. Rita Peachey (rpeachey at ciee.org<mailto:rpeachey at ciee.org>) by the deadline, 22 April 2011.  In addition, a letter of recommendation from one of the references should be emailed directly to rpeachey at ciee.org<mailto:rpeachey at ciee.org> from the letter writer.   For more information about the program and facilities, go to www.cieebonaire.org<http://www.cieebonaire.org/>.

Rita BJ Peachey, PhD
Director, CIEE Research Station Bonaire
Kaya Gobernador Debrot #26
Kralendijk, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles
rpeachey at ciee.org<mailto:rpeachey at ciee.org>

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