The Center seeks to hire two marine- science, research, and policy professionals
–Marine Research Associate IV
–Marine Research Associate III
Associates will be focused on CRC’s international programs and support one or more theme areas: 1) Safe, local, abundant, and sustainable seafood; 2) Thriving coastal communities; 3) Vibrant, well-managed oceans, coasts, and watersheds.
These positions are for the calendar year and limited to 03-02-2019 with anticipated renewal. For complete details and to apply, please find these opportunities on the URI Web site at:
A Marine Research Associate IV performs applied research and technical work of an advanced and independent nature. The top three requirements are:
1. PhD in a natural resources management, marine policy and/or related field with a minimum of two years’ combined experience in Ocean spatial planning, Coastal climate adaptation, Food security, Public-private partnerships, and/or Fisheries management, OR, a Master’s degree in a natural resources management, marine policy and/or related field with a minimum of four years of combined experience in Ocean spatial planning, Coastal climate adaptation, Food security, Public-private partnerships, and/or Fisheries management.
2. Demonstrated international development assistance experience.
3. Demonstrated ability to identify funding opportunities and develop successful proposals.
A Marine Research Associate III provides substantial technical, research, and program management support, and will assume budget and administrative responsibilities for a project/program. The top three requirements are:
1. Master’s degree in Marine Affairs, Coastal or Fisheries oriented Natural Resources Science, or related field.
2. Minimum of three years of combined experience working in international coastal, marine or fisheries management, livelihoods, value chains, and/or development assistance.
3. Demonstrated experience working with the private sector in fisheries management.
The searches are open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by March 9, 2018. Second consideration may be given to applications received by March 23, 2018. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (March 23, 2018) may not be given full consideration.