OTS Course Coordinator Job Opening

Peter Rauch anamaria at GRINNELL.BERKELEY.EDU
Wed Jul 17 12:51:30 CDT 1996

Date  Wed, 17 Jul 1996 14:30:40 -0400 (EDT)
To  TAXACOM-Request at cmsa.Berkeley.EDU
>From  "Shaun M. Bennett" <sbennett at acpub.duke.edu>
Subject: Please post

I would be grateful if you would post the following message:

                          in the course,
                Tropical Biology: An Ecological Approach.
                   in Costa Rica, January-March, 1997

The Co-coordinator works with the OTS Instructor of Tropical Biology, Dr.
Deedra McClearn, to lead the 8-week OTS flagship course with 22 bright and
motivated graduate students from institutions that are members of the OTS
consortium.  The course is intellectually and physically demanding.  The
Co-coordinator is expected to travel through the course itinerary in a
separate trip or by arriving early enough to do so, as well as to carry out
course preparation tasks beforehand and follow-up after the course.
Tentative course dates are January 19 through March 15, 1997. The following
qualifications are sought:

Ph.D. in an appropriate aspect of tropical biology.
Substantial field experience, preferably in Costa Rica.
Knowledge of OTS courses or similar offerings.
Excellent teaching abilities including lectures, research design, data analysis.
Excellent organizational, logistic, abilities.
Ability to be a leader under field conditions.
Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish (at least orally).
First aid certification (can be obtained following acceptance of position).

Travel and subsistence costs are covered by OTS and an honorarium is provided.

To apply, or for more information, contact Dr. Shaun Bennett, Academic
Director, OTS,
Box 90633, Durham, NC, 27708-0633, 919-684-5774, <sbennett at acpub.duke.edu>.
Applications will be considered until the position is filled.


Thanks very much.
Shaun Bennett, Ph.D.
Academic Director
Organization for Tropical Studies
Box 90633
Durham, NC 27708-0633
sbennett at acpub.duke.edu

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