Research Assistant Professor of Marine Science ~

23 de agosto de 2004

Research Assistant Professor of Marine Science

School of Fisheries and Ocean Science & Alaska Sea Life Center.
PCN NUMBER:924095 REQ NUMBER: FF92409501 GRADE: Commensurate with experience and qualifications EMPLOYMENT: Term Funded, Full Time, Faculty (Non Tenure) OPENING DATE: 7/23/04 CLOSING DATE: 8/30/04 by 4:30 p.m.
TYPICAL DUTIES: The School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences is seeking qualified professional scientists to conduct research on sea otters. The position available is designated as research faculty and all support for the research activities and salary will be derived from federal appropriations to the Alaska SeaLife Center. An important part of the assignment is the management and active development of sea otter research program. The duties also include the preparation and submission of research proposals, reports, and peer-reviewed manuscripts to external funding sources, permitting agencies and international journals. While subject to annual review, the appointments are expected to be ongoing, subject to the continuation of funding. Funding is currently available to support this position; the incumbent may be expected to help secure competitive funding.=20

CAPABILITIES: The School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences has coastal facilities with laboratory space and field support capabilities in Seward (the homeport of the R/V Alpha Helix) and a working agreement with the Alaska SeaLife Center. The facilities of the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward offer unique opportunities for marine mammal and sea bird research, with a developing program in sea otter biology. The majority of the Institute of Marine Science faculty are located on the Fairbanks campus, including oceanography, limnology, fisheries, fishery oceanography, marine biology, aquaculture, and fisheries and seafood technology.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate must have earned doctorate in a biological science, such as zoology, biology, oceanography, marine science, fisheries, or a related field. Experience with marine mammals is essential. He/She must have demonstrated success in obtaining support for and conducting research programs, and must have a strong publication record in national or international peer-reviewed journals.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Marine mammal experience is essential. Areas of expertise in the physiology, nutritional, foraging ecology, population dynamics, body condition, or effects of contaminants on sea otters in free-ranging habitats are desirable.

APPLICATION: Please follow specific instructions provided on the University of Alaska Fairbanks Vacancy Announcement at

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