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October 25, 2010
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1315 East-West Hwy.

SSMC3; 13th Fl., Route F
Silver Spring, MD 20910


Phone: 301-713-9079

NOAA Aquaculture Program seeks Science Coordinator

The NOAA Aquaculture Program is seeking a candidate to serve as Science Coordinator, a position located at NOAA Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD.  Advertised as a Research Biologist, the Coordinator's focus will be to provide scientific advice as it relates to regulatory, environmental, and public policy issues addressed by NOAA for commercial aquaculture and stock enhancement.  The incumbent also will coordinate the planning and evaluation of aquaculture research conducted by NOAA scientists and through NOAA grants programs and will serve as the program spokesperson on science issues.  The incumbent will coordinate with regional NOAA Science Centers and Fisheries headquarters as well as with staff at other federal, state, and international agencies; stakeholders; and scientists in an effort to develop and refine aquaculture science policies, programs, and initiatives.

We are seeking aquaculture scientists with experience in such fields as aquatic animal health, environmental issues, genetics, and aquaculture production (commercial and restoration/enhancement).  The deadline for applications is November 5, 2010.  For additional details and applications instruction, click here or visit USAJobs and search on Job Announcement Number: NMFS-AA-2011-0007.