California Sea Grant is seeking a resourceful, innovative scientist with a background in marine or estuarine aquaculture (freshwater expertise considered). The Aquaculture Specialist will provide research-based information and leadership in topical areas related to aquaculture husbandry, nutrition, genetics, diseases, systems design, or policy.
Reporting to the CASG Extension Director, the Aquaculture Specialist will be based at the California State University’s Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML); however the Specialist will be a full-time employee of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.
Sea Grant Extension Specialists work individually and as part of a team of specialists distributed throughout California. The role of an Extension Specialist is to develop solutions to high-priority coastal and marine issues, and disseminate information through diverse extension methods. Extension Specialists utilize research as an outreach and education tool.
The ideal candidate must have a Ph.D. (preferred) OR a master’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of post-graduate experience. Some experience with teaching at the college level is desirable.
Application Deadline: January 6, 2017