[Coral-List] National Coral Management Fellowship Position Announcements

John Tomczuk john.tomczuk at noaa.gov
Thu Jun 25 16:03:34 EDT 2015

The National Coral Reef Management Fellowship Program is a partnership 
between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Coral Reef 
Conservation Program, U.S. Department of Interior’s Office of Insular 
Affairs, the U.S. All Islands Coral Reef Committee and the National 
Coral Reef Institute. The program seeks to build the next generation of 
coral reef conservation leaders and supports two-year positions that 
strive to address both current capacity gaps, as well as to build 
longer-term management capacity in the jurisdictionsby placing highly 
qualified individuals whose education and work experience meet each 
jurisdiction’s specific coral reef management needs.

The partnership is recruiting for seven Coral Reef Management Fellowship 
positions: U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Florida, Hawaii, the 
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and American Samoa, 
for two-year positions beginning January 2016.

Each position has its own distinct work plan, responding to specific 
needs for increased coral reef management capacity in each coral reef 
jurisdiction and provides training and professional development 
opportunities. Fellows will work on issues affecting U.S. coral reef 
ecosystems including climate change, land-based sources of pollution and 
fishing. They will also work to address local needs such as the 
development of management plans for marine managed areas, stakeholder 
and public engagement in management programs, climate change adaptation, 
and the monitoring of coral reef ecosystems*. *

*Deadline for application is July 31, 2015.

Please visit the following links to access application instructions.



Puerto Rico-








American Samoa-


US Virgin Islands-


Qualified candidates meeting stated educational requirements with 
relevant working experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants need to 
have completed posted educational requirements by December 2015. 
Multiple applications will be accepted.

For additional information or questions about the fellowship positions, 
please contact John Tomczuk, (john.tomczuk at noaa.gov 
<mailto:john.tomczuk at noaa.gov>).

Cheers, John


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