Resident Lecturer in Marine Resource Management (14-08-09)

Turks & Caicos, B.W.I.

Resident Lecturer in Marine Resource Management Center for Marine Resource Studies Turks & Caicos Islands

Position Summary: Serve as part of a residential team of faculty and staff that delivers an interdisciplinary, hands-on learning experience to students spending a semester or summer abroad. On an annual basis, teach the Principles of Resource Management course during two semester programs and one-third of the two summer courses, Marine Protected Areas. Lead designated components of the Center's Five-year Research Plan and, as part of this, oversee, mentor, and grade the student directed research projects related to these research lines

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. and university-level teaching experience in Marine Resource Management, Stock Assessment, Tropical Fisheries Management, or related field Field research experience, preferably in the fields of Fishery Management; Marine Protected Areas; Marine Policy Formulation Demonstrated ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary teaching and research team Good track record of research publications Certified SCUBA diver, Divemaster highly preferred Extensive small boat handling experience Demonstrated commitment to environmental issues Preferred

Qualifications: Demonstrated experience working in collaboration with small island governments Residential student group management and risk management experience highly desirable DAN O2 provider certification Current first aid certification Other Expectations Willingness to work flexible hours and live on site at the field station with a small team of permanent staff, groups of US undergraduate students and visiting researchers or programs Participate in the residential campus activities and community outreach Represent SFS at local and international conferences At all times, work to ensure good relations between the SFS and the local community

Start Date: August 20, 2009

Salary: Salary ranges from $27,000 US to $29,000 US depending on experience and qualifications, plus comprehensive benefits and on-site room and board.

For inquiries about the field station and position, please contact John Claydon at

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TO APPLY: Email a cover letter addressing the qualifications and expectations stated above and a curriculum vitae outlining relevant experiences to: The School for Field Studies at Faxes and hard copies will not be accepted.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Syllabus and other program materials are available for review on the SFS website:

(Publicado no em 11-09-08)