Academic position (fwd)

C. Suchman csuchman at GSOSUN1.GSO.URI.EDU
Tue Dec 3 19:01:37 EST 1996

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>Date: Fri, 29 Nov 1996 18:26:48 -0800
>From: Daniel Costa <costa at>
>To: Multiple recipients of list MARMAM <MARMAM at UVVM.BITNET>
>Subject: Academic position
>The following position is available at the University of California at
>Santa Cruz.  The closing date is December 13, 1996. The position has been
>broadly defined and we may hire either an invertebrate marine ecologist or
>a vertebrate marine ecologist.  With respect to vertebrate types we are
>particularly interested in people who can related the open ocean ecology of
>marine mammals or seabirds to the marine habitat.
>Assistant Professor
>The Biology Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz, invites
>applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Marine Ecology. We
>seek a marine vertebrate or invertebrate ecologist who will apply modern
>experimental approaches and will augment our existing strengths in marine
>biology. We especially encourage applicants who are field oriented. The
>successful applicant will be expected to take advantage of the
>extraordinary marine environments of Central California. Laboratory space
>will be provided in a newly constructed research facility located on our
>2000-acre campus at the edge of a redwood forest overlooking Monterey Bay.
>The successful candidate will be expected to establish an active,
>externally funded research program, and participate in graduate and
>undergraduate teaching in the areas of ecology and either invertebrate or
>vertebrate biology.    Postdoctoral experience preferred.
>UCSC has a strong tradition of field research and teaching in marine mammal
>biology, invertebrate zoology, behavioral ecology; physiological ecology
>and evolutionary biology, the appointee will be expected to augment these
>existing strengths.  Current UCSC faculty, students and researchers work on
>a variety of local animals, as well as animals in habitats ranging from the
>tropics to polar regions.  UCSC is located on Monterey Bay, the center of
>the nation's largest National Marine Sanctuary which protects one of the
>world's richest temperate marine biotas. The successful candidate will have
>access to resources of the Institute of Marine Sciences, the Long Marine
>Laboratory, the Monterey Bay Regional Studies Program, the A=F1o Nuevo
>Island, Landels-Hill Big Creek, and Younger Lagoon.  The Marine Biology
>program is housed on campus in a new research building with facilities for
>electron microscopy, molecular systematics and chemical analysis.  On the
>coast, four miles from campus are research vessels and the Long Marine
>Laboratory with facilities for holding marine organisms.
>UCSC is committed to the development of strong programs in ecology,
>physiology, and evolution.  In addition to the Biology department,
>colleagues can be found in allied programs in Ocean Sciences, Environmental
>Studies, and the Institute of Marine Sciences.  Other research and teaching
>institutions within approximately one hour's drive include Stanford
>University, Moss Landing Marine Laboratory, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey
>Bay Aquarium Research Institute, and Hopkins Marine Station.
>RANK:           Assistant Professor
>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or equivalent in Biology or a related field,
>and achievements in or demonstrated potential for university research and
>POSITION AVAILABLE:     Fall 1997, subject to final administrative and
>budgetary approval.
>APPLY TO:       Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief
>description of research and teaching interests, copies of reprints, and
>arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to:
>                                Chair, Marine Ecology Search Committee
>                                Department of Biology
>                                225 Sinsheimer Laboratories
>                                University of California
>                                Santa Cruz, CA 95064
>Please refer to provision #234 in your reply.
>CLOSING DATE:   December 13,1996
>UCSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
>UCSC Department of Biology
>Santa Cruz, CA 95064
>Daniel P. Costa Ph.D.
>Professor and Vice Chair of Biology
>Associate Director Institute of Marine Sciences
>Earth and Marine Sciences Bldg
>University of California
>Santa Cruz, CA 95064
>Office (408) 459-2786; FAX (408) 459-4882
>E-Mail: costa at
Cynthia Suchman
Graduate School of Oceanography
University of Rhode Island
Narragansett, RI 02882
Phone: 401/874-6482
Fax: 401/874-6613
e-mail: csuchman at

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