[Coral-List] Staff Position at the Lirman Lab (University of Miami)

Lirman, Diego dlirman at rsmas.miami.edu
Thu Nov 30 16:53:30 EST 2017

Research Associate Position at the University of Miami/RSMAS

The Lirman Lab at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS), Miami, Florida, is seeking to hire a Lab and Field Manager to support our ongoing projects on coral reef ecology, coral restoration, and seagrass ecology and monitoring.

The successful candidate’s duties will include, but are not limited to the following: 1) coordinate and lead all coral restoration activities, including tank and nursery maintenance and coral outplanting, 2) conduct coral reef and reef-fish monitoring surveys, 3) coordinate and conduct submerged aquatic vegetation surveys, 4) maintain field and lab equipment, 5) secure scientific permits, 6) complete quarterly and annual reports, including statistical and GIS analyses, 7) manage the lab’s database, 8) present research findings at scientific meetings and give classroom lectures, 9) arrange all field logistics, 10) manage the lab’s grants, including purchasing, reimbursements, and hiring, 11) participate in the lab’s education and outreach activities through our Rescue A Reef Citizen Science Program, and 12) supervise and train staff, undergraduate and graduate students, and lab volunteers.

Applicants must: 1) have a Master’s degree in marine science and research experience in Caribbean coral reef and seagrass environments, 2) be highly motivated, organized, and have the ability to adapt to a dynamic lab and field environment, 3) have strong analytical and laboratory
skills, 4) be able to conduct physically demanding field work, and 5) hold a valid driver’s license and passport. Only applicants with US citizenship or permanent US residence will be considered.

Required skills: 1) current AAUS SCUBA diving certification (please do not apply if you DO NOT have this certification), 2) extensive experience handling small boats (MOCC certification highly desired), 3) strong GIS and statistical skills, 4) species identification skills (benthic reef organisms, reef fish, seagrasses, macroalgae).

To apply, please send a CV and statement of interest to: dlirman at rsmas.miami.edu

Diego Lirman, Ph. D.
Associate Professor
University of Miami
4600 Rickenbacker Cswy.
Miami, FL. 33149
Tel: (305) 421-4168
Email: dlirman at rsmas.miami.edu<mailto:dlirman at rsmas.miami.edu>

Lab Webpage: http://www.rsmas.miami.edu/groups/benthic-ecology/
Rescue A Reef Program: <http://rjd.miami.edu/donate/rescue-a-reef>
Webpage: <http://rjd.miami.edu/donate/rescue-a-reef> www.rescueareef.com<http://www.rescueareef.com>
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RescueAReef
Twitter: https://twitter.com/rescueareef
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