I am posting the following for FL Department of Environmental Protection,
Florida Marine Research Institute, please do not email me regarding this
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT:
Position: ASSOCIATE RESEARCH SCIENTIST ($3114.42 monthly + Benefits)
Position Number 02130
Location: ST. PETERSBURG/Resouce Health & Assessment Subsection
Jan Landsberg, Supervisor.
Apply by May 19 to:
M.S. # J2N-PRS
FLORIDA MARINE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
100 8TH AVENUE S.E.
ST. PETERSBURG, FL 33701-5095
How to Apply: A state of Florida Employment Application is required.
Applications can be downloaded at
NOTE: This position is 100% federally funded by a Wallop-Breaux grant
through May 31, 1998.
BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: Coordinate the fish health project for USFWS
Wallop-Breaux "Fish Health Monitoring of Florida's Sportsfish". Design
and conducts experiments, surveys, or diagnostic procedures to
elucidate disease and mortality processes in Florida's sportfish.
Supervise and train health diagnostics personnel to assist in this goal.
Prepare proposals, reports, and manuscripts for grant requirements and for
publication in peer -reviewed journals. Conduct research on specific fish
diseases of Florida's sportfish. Coordinate the fish kill response network
and associated interactions with other governmental agencies,
universities and private labs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelors degree with a major course of study in
one of the physical or natural sciences or math and four years of
professional experience in one of the same; or a masters and 3
years exp.; or doctorate and 1 year exp. as described above.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid drivers license; certification of a boater
safety course is required within probationary period.
Required Entry Level Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of aquatic
health issues, disease and mortality processes, pathology, microbiology,
parasitology, ultrastructure, statistics, ecology, toxicology, and database
management; general scientific techniques and methods; principles of
scientific writing; management and supervisory principles, practices,
and procedures. Skill in diagnosing disease and mortality processes;
analysis of results of field and laboratory research; preparation of
scientific manuscripts, review of written materials; administrative practices
and supervisory procedures. Ability to design, coordinate, and conduct
scientific research programs; plan, organize, and coordinate work
assignments; establish and maintain effective working relationships
with others; supervise others effectively; use word processing programs.
Stock Assessment and Modeling
Florida Marine Research Institute
St. Petersburg, Florida