RSMAS-Research Associate : Miami, FL, United States
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world. The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Marine Biology and Ecology department is seeking a Research Associate for the Rescue A Reef Citizen Science Program. The employee will be required to plan and conduct Rescue A Reef expeditions and present educational materials and seminars to school groups/Citizen Science groups. The employee will also conduct field and nursery activities at the UM Acropora coral nurseries. Duties include assisting with coral monitoring and bleaching surveys, coral nursery maintenance and care, building coral nursery platforms, coral morphometric measurements, and coral transplanting and restoration activities. The employee will also assist with other projects, including SAV and fish surveys in Biscayne Bay and urban canals.
Qualifications: *Bachelor’s degree in Marine Science.
*Minimum one year of experience working in coral reef restoration and citizen science programs is required.
*The candidate must also have a current AAUS diving certification in addition to MOCC boating certification.
Apply Online. Position #: P100018850.
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