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The James H. Oliver, Jr., Institute for Coastal Plain Science in the College of Science and Mathematics invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Marine Science. The home campus for this position will be the Savannah campus but may require teaching on the other campuses including those in Hinesville, GA and Statesboro, GA.(more…)
The Board of Directors of Satilla RiverWatch Alliance, Inc., seeks an outgoing professional to serve as Satilla Riverkeeper® and Executive Director (RK/ED). The RK/ED is responsible for both the business matters of the organization and its environmental action. The RK/ED answers to the Board of Directors and is expected to live somewhere in the watershed. The job involves a normal workweek plus several events per year that occur in evenings or on weekends, including river paddles, fundraisers, workshops, and community outreach events.
To accomplish the mission, the RK/ED must establish rapport with the general public and policy makers throughout the watershed, industry environmental professionals, environmental agency personnel, potential funding organizations, and partners throughout Georgia and beyond, including the Georgia Water Coalition, the Georgia River Network, Georgia Coast Collaborative, and other Riverkeepers. These various bodies bring diverse points of view to a given issue.(more…)
The School of the Coastal Environment at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a nine-month tenure track assistant professor position in the Department of Marine Science beginning in August 2021. Applicants with experience in coastal marine ecosystems are invited to apply. We are especially interested in candidates who specialize in quantitative ecosystem ecology with focus on nearshore western Atlantic habitats. Teaching responsibilities may include quantitative upper level ecosystems ecology/dynamics course(s), a sophomore level marine biology course, and an interdisciplinary introduction to marine science/oceanography course for undergraduate majors as well as graduate course(s) in ecosystem dynamics/modeling or biological oceanography. The applicant is expected to develop a viable externally funded research program in their specialty that actively involves graduate and undergraduate students. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in marine science or related field with post-doctoral and undergraduate teaching experience preferred.(more…)
The SFWMD Coastal Ecosystems Section is seeking a Supervisor- Environmental Scientist. Through a combination of monitoring, research and modeling, the Coastal Ecosystems Section provides the scientific basis for management of freshwater flows to estuarine systems in South Florida. This includes real time management of flows and establishing inflow requirements for water protection rules. The Supervisor will work with staff in the section and contribute to a program focused on District priorities, which include Lake Okeechobee operational protocols, water reservations, minimum flows and Levels, Northern Everglades and Estuaries Protection Program, and the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Program. This position is responsible for development of research plans, budgets, personnel and project management, and oversight of complex and multi-phased applied science projects in support of District priorities.(more…)
The Coastal Ecosystems Section at the South Florida Water Management District seeks a Staff Environmental Scientist with extensive experience in data management using large, complex databases. Technical skills should include knowledge in concept of metadata and metadata standards, specifically Ecological Metadata Language (EML) and Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC). Demonstrable organization skills in creating and managing large, complex databases comprised of abiotic and biotic data to elucidate ecosystem function and biotic responses of estuaries and coastal systems is preferred. Individuals whose experience focused on water column parameters, with data interpretation that links ecosystem processes, habitat responses, and external drivers in estuaries, are especially urged to apply. Knowledge of and experience working in tropical or subtropical estuarine systems are desirable.(more…)