[MARMAM] Post-doctoral Research Associate - Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute - Florida

Daniel K. Odell dodell at cfl.rr.com
Wed Jan 14 11:43:45 PST 2009

Full Time Postdoctoral Research Associate (Ocean Health), Melbourne Beach, 

The HSWRI ocean health and marine vertebrate ecology programs are addressing
potential impacts of environmental change and human development on marine
and coastal wildlife along the eastern central Florida coast and Indian
River Lagoon. Species of interest include marine mammals, sea turtles,
seabirds and fish, with an eye toward understanding potential links between
human health and the state of marine and coastal ecosystems. We seek a
veterinarian with an interest in wildlife ecology and ecosystem health and
training or experience in epidemiology, disease ecology or related

The successful candidate will work under the direct supervision of two HSWRI
senior scientists, one of which is an aquatic animal veterinarian. The
position will involve interdisciplinary research in wildlife ecology and
epidemiology of infectious and non-infectious diseases, including the
evaluation of multi-decadal and multi-disciplinary databases on the ecology
and health of marine and coastal animal populations along the eastern
central Florida coast and Indian River Lagoon. Production of at least one
collaborative manuscript suitable for peer-reviewed publication, related to
work done at HSWRI, and presentation of findings in an HSWRI seminar are
expected. Limited clinical oversight of experimental animals (fish) is
expected, and the candidate will become a member of the HSWRI Institutional
Animal Care and Use Committee.

Benefits: Appointments are initially for one year; one-year extensions will 
be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Salary Range: $32-42k and comprehensive benefits package


Demonstrated research experience is required.
A demonstrated track record in publication of research results will be 
viewed favorably.
The ability to work cooperatively is required.
Excellent written and spoken English and communication skills are required.
Interaction with the public; some work on holidays, weekends and after 
business hours.

Degree Required: Must have a DVM or equivalent degree. An MS or PhD in
epidemiology, disease ecology or related discipline is desired.

If you are interested in applying for this position, download the
application form at:   http://www.hswri.org/getInvolved/careers.cfm.
Complete it and email to hr at hswri.org, or mail it to:

Human Resources Department
Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute
2595 Ingraham Street
San Diego, CA 92109

If you would like to receive a hard copy of an application, please email
hr at hswri.org or call 619-226-3870.

Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity and an
equal opportunity employer with offices in California and Florida.

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