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Position Announcement: Fisheries Specialist, Wisconsin Sea Grant



WORKING TITLE: Fisheries Specialist
AGENCY: University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
LOCATION: University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Serve as Advisory Services Fisheries Specialist for
the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, a state-wide program of
research, outreach and education dedicated to the protection and wise use
of Great Lakes and ocean resources.  Provide the public, industry, and
agency personnel with instruction, applied research, practical
demonstration, field-testing and consultation on fisheries problems and
issues related to the Great Lakes.

For a full description of responsibilities, see:

http://www.seagrant.wisc.edu/Advisory/FISHERIES/position.html

This position is located in Green Bay and will require overnight travel to
Wisconsin's Great Lakes communities.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in fisheries-related discipline, with at
least four years of professional experience or Ph.D. in fisheries-related
discipline with at least two years of professional experience.  Must show a
demonstrated ability to:  (1) initiate and complete projects with minimal
supervision; (2) communicate and work effectively with diverse audiences;
and (3) interpret technical information and relate it to local concerns.

SALARY:  This position is a full-time, fixed-term renewable appointment to
the University of Wisconsin-Madison academic staff.  Salary is commensurate
with professional qualifications and experience.  Minimum: $35,150.

CONTACT: Allen H. Miller, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, 1800
University Avenue, Madison, WI 53705-4094.  To apply, please submit a
letter describing your interest in the position; a resume of relevant
education and professional experience, and three letters of recommendation,
or the names and phone numbers of at least three references we may contact
for a recommendation.  A search and screen committee will review all
applications and recommend a selection of candidates to the Director of the
UW Sea Grant Institute.  Those recommended will be invited to Madison for
an interview.

CLOSING DATE: July 20, 1998.
START DATE: September 1, 1998 (projected).

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding
applicants and nominees must be released upon request.  Finalists cannot be
guaranteed confidentiality.  The University of Wisconsin is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity employer.