This is a 9-month tenure-accruing position that will be 30% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) and 70% extension (Florida Cooperative Extension Service), available in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida. The desired focus of the position is the influence of land-sea interactions on the well-being and sustainability of coastal natural resources and communities. These interactions relate to a wide range of challenges facing Florida’s coastal environment, including harmful algal blooms, eutrophication, hypoxia, climate change, sea level rise, pollutants, hydrologic and physical alterations, and habitat losses. The successful candidate will develop, coordinate, and implement a science-based and user-driven coastal watershed extension and research program. The candidate will identify and clarify challenges facing coastal systems, including land influences, and participate in the development of novel approaches for the management and mitigation of these challenges. The candidate’s extension program shall be developed in consultation with key stakeholders.The candidate is expected to collaborate with multi-disciplinary UF/IFAS faculty and provide program leadership within the Florida Sea Grant College Program, including effectively interacting with extension agents in coastal counties.
A doctorate (foreign equivalent acceptable) in coastal ecology, watershed management or related disciplines. Candidates should have demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication, interpersonal relationships, and procurement of extramural funding.
To apply: http://apply.interfolio.com/61880
Paul F. Kemp[ASLO Staff and Support] @ Apr 02, 2019 - 04:04 PM (America/Mountain)