Conservation Biology Job in Hawaii

Scott Miller scottm at BISHOP.BISHOP.HAWAII.ORG
Wed Jan 4 10:53:35 CST 1995



The CPSU (Cooperative Park Studies Unit) at the University of Hawaii seeks
candidates for a Research Associate to coordinate a three-year project to
better understand and manage the principal harmful non-indigenous
organisms that threaten Hawaiian ecosyste ms.  The position is designed
for the conservation-oriented biologist who will coordinate the building
of relational databases from information in various federal, state and
private organizations as well as from individuals.  The Research Associate
will be the major link between these organizations and the CPSU as well as
coordinating the field work necessary to fill in gaps in information.
Opportunities for seeking or assisting other agencies obtain funding will
be provided.  Supervision of at least three assistants is required.

Essential prerequisites include: a degree in biological or conservation
science or geography, with a strong background in systematics; background
in databases and their management, particularly data quality assurance and
control; dynamic character, as well as good interpersonal and public
speaking skills; desire for involvement in preserving Hawai`i's unique
biological heritage; willingness to maintain an active travel schedule and
camp in remote areas.

Desireable qualifications include: post-graduate degree; an understanding
of GIS.

The CPSU offers a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package.
The salary will be negotiated but is dependent on qualifications and
experience.  The range is between $30,000-$40,000 p.a.  The pension
benefits are through TIAA/CREF.  Only those meeting the stated
qualifications need apply.  Applicants should submit a letter of
application clearly outlining experience, especially that not itemized in
their formal resume or curriculum vitae, salary history and expectations,
and three letters of ref erence (contact telephone number included).  The
letter of application must identify the following recruitment number
94-324.  The application should be sent to Human Resources Division,
Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii, 2800 Woodlawn Drive
#200, HONOLULU HI 96822, USA, [Facsimile (808) 988-8369] and be postmarked
no later than 20 January 1995.

Questions can be directed to Dr. Clifford W. Smith, Department of Botany,
University of Hawaii at Manoa, HONOLULU HI 96822.  Telephone: (808)
956-8218 (voice); (808) 973-2936 (fax); email: cliff at

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