Assistant or Associate Researcher (Marine Biology)
Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology / SOEST Location: Coconut Island, Kaneohe

Closing Date: November 14, 2016

The Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) seeks candidates with demonstrated research expertise in elasmobranch ecology and physiology, preferably with emphasis on conservation and management

Salary Information: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Monthly Type: 11 Month Tenure Track: Non Tenure Full Time/Part Time: Part Time – Full Time Equivalency: 70% Temporary/Permanent: Temporary – Not to Exceed: May 31, 2017 Funding: Extramural Other
Contingent on extramural funds awarded to HIMB, and position clearance. Annual renewal dependent on satisfactory performance and availability of funds. FTE may be increased with extramural funding subject to availability of funds. To begin approximately November 2016, or as mutually acceptable.
Duties and Responsibilities

The Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) seeks candidates with demonstrated research expertise in elasmobranch ecology and physiology, preferably with emphasis on conservation and management. Candidates will be expected to develop and maintain an active research and publication program, advise graduate students and teach advanced courses, participate in HIMB governance, and provide service to the State of Hawaii.

Assistant Researcher Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. earned no later than 1 May 2016 in the area of marine biology or a closely related field.
Excellent communication skills.
Demonstrated capability for creative, high quality research.
Associate Researcher Minimum Qualifications
In addition to the minimum qualifications stated above, applicants must have four years of experience at the rank of Assistant Researcher or equivalent, with evidence of increasing professional maturity; scholarly achievement judged competent and adequate for the rank in comparison with peers active in the same field at major research universities; proven record of outstanding research; and continued evidence of participation in the scholarly and academic affairs of a university or other appropriate organization.
Desirable Qualifications
Research interests in understanding the patterns of movement, abundance and distribution of marine organisms, in the context of improving marine resource management. Knowledge of telemetry and biologging tools to understand the role of elasmobranchs in coastal or oceanic ecosystems is desirable. Research skills and interests in the areas of Marine Protected Area science, and shark-human interactions, as well as development of new biologging tools is a plus.
To Apply: Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications; a detailed curriculum vitae; the names and addresses, email and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references; and transcript(s) showing degrees and course work appropriate to the position (copies are acceptable, however, official transcripts will be required prior to employment) to the address below. All requested documents/information must be postmarked by the closing date and become property of the University. All minimum qualifications must be met by the closing date. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete and will not be considered. Electronic submissions will not be accepted. Address:
Attn: Steff (Pos 0070113T)
PO Box 1346
Kaneohe, HI 96744
Kim Holland;
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