Biological Scientist II
Job no: 515504
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:60880000 - AG-NATURE COAST BIOLOGICAL STA
Advertised: 13 Jan 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 26 Jan 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Biological Scientist IIJob Description:
This position will be expected to use their expertise to contribute to accomplish the goals of the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve (NCAP) and adjacent Aquatic Preserves. Specifically, this position will be expected to:
-Participate in NCAP water quality and natural resource monitoring. Follow field and lab procedures in accordance with SOPs.
-Participate in water quality and natural resource data entry. Enter data according to appropriate format and QA/QC plans. Assist with the preparation of quarterly reports and data summaries.
-Participate in NCAP management tasks such as:
Support NCAP Management Plan development
Stakeholder education and communication
Commensurate with education and experienceMinimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in biology or a closely related field and three years of relevant experience; or a Master’s degree in biology or a closely related field and one year of relevant experience; Doctoral degree in biology or a closely related field.
Valid Florida driver licensePreferred Qualifications:
Graduate training (MS, PhD) in related area. ABD will be considered.
Five years of research experience in marine and estuarine ecosystems.
Knowledge of scientific methods including experimental design, data collection, and statistical and/or spatial analyses, especially for applied management applications.
Experience in both field and laboratory-oriented procedures, especially those relevant to water quality and benthic habitat sampling in shallow water (e.g., outboard motor and airboat operation, instrument calibration, seagrass transect and quadrat experience).
High-level communication skills, both oral and written
In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
This is a time-limited position.Health Assessment Required: