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Assistant Prof., Marine Conservation Biology, UGA

The University of Georgia (UGA) Dept. of Marine Sciences in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences seeks to hire a marine conservation biologist. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, with an expected start date of August 1, 2020.

Field Research Technician, Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER

The Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research program seeks a research technician to assist with studies of coastal ecology. Work will involve studies of water quality, soils, and wetland plants and animals. This Research Technician II position is based at the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island, GA. The selected individual will work with other technicians, faculty and students at the field site.

Scientist Senior at SFWMD

The Coastal Ecosystem Section at the South Florida Water Management District seeks a senior level scientist responsible for conducting coastal watershed analyses to support the protection and restoration of south Florida’s coastal and estuarine ecosystems using tools such as ecological models, multiple statistical approaches, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Scientist Lead at SFWMD

The Coastal Ecosystem Section at the South Florida Water Management District seeks a Lead Estuarine Systems Ecologist with experience using multivariate statistical analyses and modeling tools to understand the influence of freshwater inflow on the ecosystem function and biotic responses of estuaries and coastal systems. Although the specific area of expertise is open, individuals whose research focuses on water column communities with demonstrable abilities in linking 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.

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.