[Coral-List] Research geologist (climate history) position at U.S. Geological Survey

Ilsa B Kuffner ikuffner at usgs.gov
Thu Jun 14 14:17:22 EDT 2012

 Dear Coral-list, 

The USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center is looking to 
hire a research geologist in the topic area of climate history. 

**Please note in advance, this position is open to U.S. citizens only.** 

See http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/318773700 for details and 
application instructions. 

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position are as 
1.  Ability to identify research problems in the area of marine climate 
and oceanographic history studies. 
2.  Ability to formulate and conduct research projects to develop 
information on past climate, climate variation, and oceanographic 
variation in marine environments, with emphasis on the Gulf of Mexico and 
adjacent Atlantic, Pacific and Caribbean areas. 
3.  Ability to use analyses of calcareous microfossil assemblages, or 
elemental analyses of calcareous microfossil tests or coral skeletons 
along with geochronology to develop records of past sea-surface 
temperature variations for climate, oceanographic, and environmental 
history analyses of samples from marine systems. 
4.  Ability to effectively communicate results of research to colleagues 
and technical audiences through oral presentations, informal memos, and 
formal written reports suitable for publication.  

Ilsa B. Kuffner, Ph.D.
Research Ecologist
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

U.S. Geological Survey
600 4th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Email: ikuffner at usgs.gov

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