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GLIN==> Job Opp: Sea Grant Extension Associate in NY



POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Extension Aquatic Animal Health Specialist - Sea Grant Extension Associate
IV - A06
Location:  SUNY Stony Brook, Long Island, New York

The State of New York has established a Marine Disease and Pathology
Consortium at the State University of New York at Stony Brook's Marine
Sciences Research Center (MSRC) for the purpose of performing research and
outreach on marine diseases and pathology.  The Laboratory will be jointly
staffed by the Marine Sciences Research Center, SUNY Stony Brook; the
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University; and New York Sea Grant.
This position is for a New York Sea Grant Extension Specialist who will be
located at the Marine Sciences Research Center, SUNY Stony Brook.  He/she
will be responsible for developing and implementing an outreach program
focussing on establishing and maintaining effective communications between
the Laboratory at Stony Brook, the fishing community, and government
agencies.  The specialist will also coordinate efforts with the Aquatic
Animal Health Program located at the College of Veterinary Medicine,
Cornell University.

The position requires at least a masters degree and substantial knowledge
and experience with matters of aquatic animal health.  The ideal candidate
will have expertise in diseases of marine invertebrates.  At least five
years of experience is required after receipt of the MS degree or two years
after the Ph.D.  Experience in Sea Grant extension or the equivalent is
desirable.  Desired professional experience would include disease
diagnosis, conduct of field investigations of disease outbreaks in wild
populations and/or in the mariculture environment.  This position requires
excellent communication skills with interested parties ranging from
academics, fishermen, and government officials.  It is expected that this
position occasionally will involve some laboratory work as well as joining
lobster fishers at work.

Review of applications will begin June 1, 2001, but applications will be
accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants should send statement of
interests, CV, names of three references, and official college transcripts
to:

Nancy Greenawalt
New York Sea Grant Extension Program
340 Roberts Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853-5905
Telephone 607-255-2832, e-mail nag3@cornell.edu
Fax 607-255-2812

For more information about New York Sea Grant visit its web page at:
http://www.nyseagrant.org

Cornell University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and
employer


Paul C. Focazio, Assistant Communicator
New York Sea Grant
115 Discovery Hall
SUNY at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5001
Phone: 631-632-6910
Fax: 631-632-6917
E-mail: Paul.Focazio@stonybrook.edu
Internet: http://www.nyseagrant.org

New York Sea Grant- 30 Years of "Bringing Science to the Shore"
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