[Coral-List] Entry level technician position in coral biology at CSUN

Edmunds, Peter J peter.edmunds at csun.edu
Fri Mar 4 11:05:02 EST 2016


We are pleased to post the announcement below for an entry level technician position in the general area of coral reef ecology/biology.


Pete Edmunds and Bob Carpenter
CSUN Position – 5326

Apply at –http://www-admn.csun.edu/ohrs/employment/

NSF Research technician – Coral reef ecology

Start date: 1 June 2016

Salary: $33,000

Applications  The successful candidate will work under the supervision of technical staff as well as RC Carpenter and PJ Edmunds (grant PIs, robert.carpenter at csun.edu and peter.edmunds at csun.edu), and will support research conducted mostly in Moorea, but also throughout the Pacific and St. John (US Virgin Islands).  Their primary responsibilities will be supporting all aspects of the logistics required for near-shore marine research focused on the ecology and physiology of coral reefs and involving extensive use of scuba.  Candidates are expected to have a BS in a field-based marine biology topic, experience in the biology/ecology of marine organisms, and strong experience with fieldwork (maintenance of equipment, operating small boats, AAUS scuba training, etc.), preferably in tropical locations.  The research involves significant periods of work overseas in Moorea, French Polynesia, as well as other tropical locations.

The salary includes benefits.  Applicants should submit a covering letter in which they describe their research training and interests, CV, and arrange to have two letters of reference submitted.  All applications must be made through the CSUN web site (see above).
Dr. Peter J. Edmunds
Department of Biology
California State University
18111 Nordhoff Street
CA 91330-8303
Phone: 818.677.2502
Research web pages:
OA Research - www.crco2.org
Moorea - http://mcr.lternet.edu
Virgin Islands - http://mcr.lternet.edu/vinp/overview/
CSUN web page - http://www.csun.edu/science-mathematics/biology/peter-j-edmunds

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