[Coral-List] Vacancy: JIMAR PIFSC Reef Fish Researcher

adel heenan adel.heenan at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 19:18:25 EST 2013

*JIMAR PIFSC Reef Fish Researcher*
*The Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research is recruiting for
one or possibly two 'Reef Fish Researchers'. The position(s) will be
located at the NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystems Division (CRED) in Honolulu.
These are contract positions, continuation of funds is dependent on program
needs and availability of funds, but have strong potential to be long-term.
Applicants with a Masters degree and additional professional experience may
be considered, but a PhD is strongly preferred.

Please note that as well as, or instead of, other fish team work described
in the job posting, there is a strong potential for qualified applicants to
become involved in CRED's growing work in Southeast Asia on an Ecosystem
Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM). Applicants who have prior
experience in EAFM, Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) and / or
fisheries management are encouraged to apply.

Position overview and application information given below. Please direct
questions about employment conditions and application procedure to Nicole
Wakazuru-Yoza (US) 808-956-5018 (nwakazur at hawaii.edu). For information on
the work of the CRED fish team please email Ivor Williams, NOAA CRED Fish
Team lead (ivor.williams at noaa.gov).

Overview and Duties
In brief, JIMAR/NOAA PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystems Division (CRED) in
Honolulu, Hawaii is looking for a practically-minded reef fish ecologist
with good quantitative skills to join the fish team. Much of our work
involves conducting long-term monitoring of US-affiliated coral reef areas
in the Pacific. In addition, we work closely with local and federal
agencies on a variety of management focused programs. There is some
flexibility, but likely the position will involve considerable amounts of
fieldwork, including participation in research and monitoring cruises on
NOAA vessels which involve several weeks or more at sea.

Core duties involve analysis of survey data to improve understanding of
coral reef fish ecosystems in U.S. Pacific Islands. Implementation of
underwater visual survey programs to assess and monitor coral reef fish
communities and essential fish habitats. Application of data management and
advanced statistical techniques to analyze coral reef fish and related
ecological data. Preparation of technical reports and scientific
manuscripts summarizing results of these analyses, and presentation of
findings at national and international meetings. The position involves
working closely with partners in local jurisdictions and research
institutions to build strong collaborative relationships. Assistance with
management of the CRED including proposal writing, administrative
functions, and supervision of personnel.

Closing Date: Feb 1st 2013

ENQUIRIES:  Nicole Wakazuru-Yoza 956-5018 (Oahu) <nwakazur at hawaii.edu>.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment”;
select “Apply” and navigate to “See Job Announcements and/or Apply for a
Job.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for
the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory
References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online
applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M.
Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If
you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you
may send additional documents to rcuhhr at rcuh.com.

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