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Director of Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory (FSUCML)

Job Description:
The successful candidate will lead the FSUCML as it embarks upon an exciting period of growth and development. The Director will foster research, education, and a spirit of entrepreneurship, inspiring new collaborations and interdisciplinary efforts across the Laboratory, the university, and the scientific community. Potential candidates must have a record that demonstrates leadership, accomplishment in research and scholarship, and a strong commitment to achieving the vision for the Laboratory. The academic credentials of the candidate must be suitable for appointment at the rank of at least Senior Research Scientist, including an academic doctorate or highest-level terminal degree from an accredited institution, although highly accomplished and experienced mid-level candidates will also be considered for the position. Exceptional candidates, currently holding tenure, or a substantially equivalent designation, may be considered for tenure upon appointment. Candidates must be committed to: 1) strengthening the research, education, outreach and policy engagement activities of the Laboratory; 2) facilitating a diversity of partnerships in science and policy; and 3) communicating the mission of the laboratory and the achievements of its scientists to a variety of stakeholders. The Director and the FSUCML staff offices are located at the Laboratory in St. Teresa, FL. The Director will report directly to Vice President for Research, Gary K. Ostrander.

3 Faculty Coastal Scientists/Ecologists at FSUCML

Initial review of applications will commence on September 22, 2019. Recruitment is ongoing and will continue until filled.

Candidates are sought at the Assistant or Associate level in the broad areas of community ecology, restoration ecology and ecophysiology with all positions focusing on processes that are critical for maintaining and rebuilding ecosystem resilience and function of coastal ecosystems.

Coastal Ecosystem Section Administrator, South Florida Water Management District

The South Florida Water Management District is recruiting for the position of Section Administrator for the Coastal Ecosystem Section within the Applied Sciences Bureau. The Coastal Ecosystems Section is composed of 18 biologists/ecologists and estuarine modelers. The goal of their work is to quantify the responses of estuarine ecosystems to changes in the quality and quantity of freshwater inflow. The Coastal Ecosystems Section provides the scientific information to support management of estuaries, bays and lagoons within the SFWMD boundaries, with emphasis on the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee and Loxahatchee estuaries, Lake Worth Lagoon, Indian River Lagoon, and Biscayne Bay.

Outreach Coordinator at Old Dominion University

The Old Dominion University/ Virginia Sea Grant Climate Adaptation and Resilience Program in partnership with the Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System (MARACOOS) is searching for an Outreach Coordinator to be located at Old Dominion University.

Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Coordinator

Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for a Volunteer Monitoring Coordinator in the Burroughs and Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies’ Environmental Quality Laboratory. This facility conducts research and monitoring in the coastal and inland waters of northeastern South Carolina. This position is an annual appointment with benefits. (more…)

Water Quality Analyst at Indian River Lagoon Observatory

This position will participate in the Indian River Lagoon Observatory (IRLO), a multi-disciplinary research program to investigate the ecological relationships in the Indian River Lagoon (IRL) and how they are impacted by natural and human-induced stressors. This scientist will work primarily on the IRLO Network of Environmental Sensors (IRLON) with the IRLO Principal Investigator and team, with an emphasis on overseeing and facilitating all analytical requirements in support of continuously monitored water quality instrumentation.  The Analytical Coordinator is expected to pursue this work with general guidance from the immediate supervisor. (more…)