Employment Opportunities

Position Availability:

California Sea Grant Extension Aquaculture Specialist

California Sea Grant is seeking a resourceful, innovative scientist with a background in marine or estuarine aquaculture (freshwater expertise considered) and will provide research-based information and leadership in topical areas related to aquaculture husbandry, nutrition, genetics, diseases, systems design, or policy.  Reporting to the CASG Extension Director, the Aquaculture Specialist will be based at the California State University’s Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML); however the Specialist will be a full-time employee of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.  Sea Grant Extension Specialists work individually and as part of a team of specialists distributed throughout California. The role of an Extension Specialist is to develop solutions to high-priority coastal and marine issues, and disseminate information through diverse extension methods. Extension Specialists utilize research as an outreach and education tool. The ideal candidate must have a Ph.D. (preferred) OR a master’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of post-graduate experience. Some experience with teaching at the college level is desirable.

Deadline to apply is January 6, 2017.

More details and how to apply: https://caseagrant.ucsd.edu/jobs/ca-sea-grant-extension-aquaculture-specialist

Full or Part-time Temporary Academic Year Visiting Position in Marine Science

Qualifications: A Ph.D. is required. Experience at one of the consortium campuses preferred. Applicants should be scientists in good standing and have research interests (to be pursued independently or in cooperation with specific faculty member) that are of overall interest to the MLML faculty and student body. In lieu of research, the applicant may propose teaching courses generally not offered at MLML but that would be of value to the MLML student body. Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
Responsibilities: Responsibilities include ability to teach effectively and perform research in the applicant’s area of expertise. Candidate will be expected to coordinate the weekly seminar series with assistance from the faculty and students. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement. Candidates should have proven record of peer-reviewed research publications.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: Beginning of Fall 2018 semester. Appointment may be for one semester or for one academic year.
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Procedures:  Applicants are encouraged to contact appropriate MLML faculty members to discuss possible participation at the Labs. For full consideration send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests / philosophy and research plans, professional goals and accomplishments, and contact information for at least three references to the address below:

Assistant to the Director
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
8272 Moss Landing Road
Moss Landing, CA 95039

Deadline to apply is July 1, 2017.

MBARI Communications Director

NOTE: This position is located at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI).  This position will supervise the library services to MBARI that are provided by the joint MLML/MBARI Research Library.

Job Posting:  http://www.mbari.org/communications-director/

Qualifications: PhD degree in a scientific or technical field, or the equivalent, plus a minimum ten years experience in professional communications and digital media management (preferably working in scientific or technology development-based organizations).  Must possess extensive background working with copyright, licenses, and permissions necessary for the legal use, reuse, and re-purpose of informational resources. Must have experience with print and electronic publications, audio and video productions and equipment, as well as demonstrated experience in educational activities. Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills are required, as well as a strong capacity to recognize and respond with discretion and diplomacy to sensitive situations. The successful candidate must be able to develop, plan, and execute divisional programs efficiently, including developing and managing program budgets appropriately. Experience in managing resources, such as staffing and scheduling needs, is required. The Director serves as mentor for DMCS staff and supervisors and must be comfortable and effective working collaboratively with diverse groups in a high-paced, multi-activity environment.
Responsibilities: This position reports to the President/CEO and directs the activities, personnel, and products of the Digital Media and Communication Strategies (DMCS) Division. The incumbent is responsible for strategic planning related to MBARI communications and digital media management, and works with the MBARI Management Team to review policies and procedures in support of MBARI’s mission and non-profit status. The Communications Director works closely with researchers and engineers to produce and disseminate information on MBARI research and technology development, and oversees the annotation and curation of digital and video media and related data. In addition, the Director works with MBARI’s President/CEO, Chief Financial Officer, Science Chair, Director of Engineering, and Director of Marine Operations to communicate information about major institutional events, such as high profile research findings, upgrades to MBARI’s facilities, research vessels, etc. to the MBARI Board of Directors, Packard Foundation representatives, and the public.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Procedures:  Prospective applicants should send a cover letter, resume, names and contact information of four professional references, and a work sample to:
MBARI, Human Resources, Job Code C-DIR
7700 Sandholdt Road
Moss Landing, CA  95039
or email to jobs@mbari.org.  MBARI offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. 

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