Distinguished Research Scientist: Princess Anne, Maryland

University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, Maryland
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Distinguished Research Scientist Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center (LMRCSC) The Department of Natural Sciences invites applications for a twelve-month, grant-funded, full-time position beginning June 1, 2022. The Department of Natural Sciences offers B.S. degrees in various disciplines, and M.S and Ph.D. interdisciplinary programs in Marine-Estuarine Environmental Sciences (MEES), M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Toxicology, and a Professional Science Master’s degree in Quantitative Fisheries and Resources Economics. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Responsibilities: The individual who is chosen to be LMRCSC’s Distinguished Research Scientist will provide leadership to expand the Center’s research work in NOAA fisheries related areas. The individual will facilitate and coordinate research among the Center partner institutions and with NOAA Fisheries, seek and attract external funding to support the LMRCSC as well as assist and involve other faculty and students in promoting research and scholarship. He/she will also coordinate the annual LMRCSC Science meetings, Request for Proposals (RFP), and proposal review process conducted by the Center’s Technical Advisory Board. The individual will facilitate student professional development, serve as the Center’s point of contact for initiating student Experiential Research Training Opportunities at NOAA, conduct research in his/her field of expertise, recruit and mentor graduate students, publish in scholarly journals, and teach one course a semester in his/her area of specialty. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in marine science, fisheries science, biology or zoology, from a regionally accredited institution of higher education; at least five years of successful teaching and/or research experience in a university, federal or state agency, a significant record of grantsmanship, research, and publication in marine and/or fisheries sciences; demonstrated ability to lead, manage, and coordinate an interdisciplinary research program; effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and evidence of participation in professional organizations. Candidates with Advanced open-water Diving or Instructor Certifications are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required once an offer is accepted), and the names of three current, professional references to include e-mail address and telephone number. All applicants must apply using the new online application system. Please visit http://umes.peopleadmin.com to apply. The successful candidate must be able to accept employment in the United States without Employer Immigration sponsorship. UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.
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