EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: MARINE RESEARCH SCIENTIST, HUNTSMAN OCEAN SCIENCESThe Huntsman Marine Science Centre admin July 9, 2015
The Huntsman Marine Science Centre (www.huntsmanmarine.ca) is seeking an individual to complement research and management staff at its Atlantic Reference Centre (ARC), located in the historic resort town of St. Andrews by-the-Sea in New Brunswick, Canada (http://standrewsbythesea.ca). The ARC is an externally funded marine research museum with a biodiversity and systematics laboratory, involved in basic and applied research that serves a road clientele including governments, universities and industries, as part of the integrated services program provided by the Huntsman.
The Huntsman is seeking a dynamic scientist who can demonstrate clear evidence of research ability, is team work oriented, can develop and lead contracts and projects, and thrives on creating growth opportunities and meeting challenges in the areas of coastal ecology and biodiversity. Strong organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to implement, manage and successfully complete projects are required. Evidence of scientific/technical skills related to marine habitats and understanding of coastal ecology are assets. University adjunct appointments to foster research collaborations and graduate student co-supervision are also encouraged.
Conduct research, write proposals, manage contracts; train and supervise project staff; conduct statistical data analyses and write reports; manage client relations; participate in museum management.
Qualifications and skills:
Ph.D., or equivalent experience, in ichthyology or benthos/plankton biodiversity, broad taxonomic (including morphology-based specimen identification) and marine ecological knowledge, together with strong oral and written communication skills are expected. Demonstrated experience in project development, management and client liaison, particularly relating to environmental assessments involving faunal analysis techniques for diverse takeholders is an asset. Museum curatorial experience is desirable and familiarity with Geographic Information System (GIS) technology and/or molecular taxonomic techniques are also assets.
Applications are being accepted immediately until position is filled (expected fall of 2015). Salary is commensurate with experience. Send single electronic submission with cover letter, CV with names and contact details for three referees (including e-mail and telephone number) to:
Huntsman Marine Science Centre
1 Lower Campus Road
St. Andrews, NB
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Applicants should indicate current citizenship status. All qualified candidates will be given full consideration.
Centre des Sciences de la mer- Huntsman Marine Science Centre T : 506.529.1200
1 Lower Campus Road, St Andrews, NB Canada E5B 2L7 www.huntsmanmarine.ca