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Research II (Research Systems Manager)

Location: Carbondale, Illinois
Company: Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Date Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017


Master’s degree in Biology, Zoology, Natural Resources, or a related discipline with an applied aquatic emphasis or bachelor’s degree with three years relevant experience. Formal coursework in fisheries and aquaculture, and experience in conducting and overseeing aquatic research are required. Experience managing aquatic research equipment and facilities is preferred, including construction and maintenance of intensive and extensive aquaculture systems, fisheries field equipment operation and maintenance. Experience designing research projects, producing reports, and coordination with regulatory authorities regarding animal welfare and worker safety compliance is required. Must have a valid driver’s license.


Researcher II (Research Systems Manager) is a full-time position in the Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences (CFAAS) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. This position is contingent on available funding. Duties and Responsibilities: Supervise the CFAAS research systems, including aquaculture ponds and recirculation/life support systems, boats and motors, and associated field and laboratory equipment. Assist in the training of students and staff in fisheries and aquaculture techniques. Lead efforts to ensure CFAAS research activities comply with the SIU Carbondale Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and Center for Environmental Health and Safety requirements. Other duties may be assigned as necessary to facilitate the research and graduate training mission of the Center.
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Other Contact Information: Effective Date of Appointment: Position begins as soon as possible and is expected to continue for one year with additional years contingent on funding. ***** Application Deadline: November 30, 2017, or until filled. ***** Application Procedure: Apply via e-mail or US mail to the person listed below. Include the position title and submit letter of application, resume, and three letters of recommendation to: Edward J. Heist, Ph.D. Associate Director and Professor Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture, & Aquatic Sciences Department of Zoology - Life Sciences II Southern Illinois University Carbondale 1125 Lincoln Drive, Mail Code 6504 Carbondale, IL 62901-6510 ***** (electronic applications preferred)

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