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(Press Release) — Johnston Applied  Marine  Sciences,  in  collaboration  with  Dr.  Laurie  Raymundo and  the University of Guam Marine Laboratory, is recruiting a master’s student to start fall semester 2021.

The position is fully funded and supported by a NOAA Ruth  Gates Coral Restoration Innovation  Grant.

The  project  is  aimed  at  investigating  how   ecological  processes  and resilience  influence  coral  reef  restoration  outcomes using  sexually  propagated corals.

We seek a highly motivated, critical thinker who is enthusiastic about pursuing a career in marine science, environmental conservation, natural resource management, or related field.

To help build  long-term  capacity  in  the  CNMI,  preference  will  be given  to  candidates  from  the Northern  Mariana  Islands  or  Guam.

Additionally,  the student will  be expected to  spend summer and winter breaks in Saipan to conduct field work for the project.

In  order to  qualify for  the position, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from  an accredited four-year institution and meet all other requirements for the University of Guam Graduate School  Admissions. 

Scuba   certification  and experience  on  small  boats are preferred but not required.

To apply

Please email the following (preferably as a single PDF document) to Dr. Lyza Johnston at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

1)   A statement of interest

2)   CV or résumé

3) Contact information for two references

4) Copy  of unofficial undergraduate transcripts

Application deadline: Oct. 5, 2020

For more information check out:

www.jamssaipan.com

www.uog.edu/ml/

www.uog.edu/ml/labs/raymundo

https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/feature-story/nearly-1-million-noaa-funding-recommended- ruth-gates-coral-restoration-innovation


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