Research Coordinator NERR

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Logo Posting Number RTF00030PO18 Classification Title Research Assistant Professor Internal Title Research Coordinator NERR Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department CAS Belle W. Baruch Institute Advertised Salary Range $50,000 - $55,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Type of Grant Funded Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 9 months Job Search Category Other

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The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

This position will fill the role of Research Coordinator of the NOAA-funded North Inlet – Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, located at the Baruch Marine Field Lab in Georgetown, SC. The Research Coordinator is one of four essential Coordinator positions required of each of the 29 NERR sites located throughout the US. The position will also have a non-tenure track appointment as a Research Assistant Professor in the Baruch Institute with the expectation of maintaining an independent research program consistent with the mission of the North Inlet – Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.

Required Education and Experience

Ph. D. in any of the biological, chemical, geological, physical, or environmental sciences.
Research experience in estuarine and/or coastal ecosystems.
A record of publication in the peer-reviewed literature.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with an interest in the application and analysis of long-term monitoring data sets as well as the application of scientific information to improved coastal management will be favored. Candidates with a demonstrated record of obtaining external grant funding are highly desirable.


The design and implementation of basic and applied research. Familiarity with environmental sensors and monitoring instrumentation. Strong organizational and communication skills. Knowledge of advanced data management and data analysis tools and techniques. Understanding of field-based research.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date Position End Date Job Open Date 12/19/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

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Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

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      Posted: 12/20/2018
      Application Due: 2/18/2019
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