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Dr. Morgan L. Vis vis-chia at oak.cats.ohiou.edu
Wed May 3 07:29:24 EST 2000

Please respond to the address below. Thank you, Morgan

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>Date: Mon, 01 May 2000 09:31:32 -0500
>To: psa at psaalgae.org
>From: Alan Lewitus <lewitus at belle.baruch.sc.edu>
>Subject: job announcement
>Biologist II ($28,944 to $36,133/year, depending on qualifications)
>We are seeking applications from qualified, self-motivated, and organized
>individuals interested in a full-time technical position (Wildlife
>Biologist II) to participate in a harmful algal bloom research program
>conducted jointly by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and
>the University of South Carolina. The candidate would work with Dr. Alan J.
>Lewitus on a project to evaluate the impacts of anthropogenic activities on
>nutrient dynamics and microbial processes in South Carolina estuaries,
>including the potential stimulation of harmful algal blooms. The successful
>candidate will help plan, coordinate, and conduct laboratory experiments
>and field sampling efforts associated with the research, and assist in
>chemical and biological analyses of collected water samples.  The latter
>include nutrient analyses, HPLC analyses of algal pigments, and microscopy
>associated with identification and quantification of microbial (bacteria,
>phytoplankton, microzooplankton) communities.  Laboratory-based experiments
>will examine physiological properties of phytoplankton and microzooplankton
>(e.g. heterotrophic flagellates such as Pfiesteria, ciliates) isolated from
>local estuarine waters.  Expertise in isolating and culturing phytoplankton
>and microzooplankton, and experience in identification and physiological
>characterization of these groups are desired.
>The successful candidate will operate out of the Marine Resources Research
>Institute (SC DNR) in Charleston, SC, and/or the Baruch Marine Laboratory
>(USC) near Georgetown, SC.  Minimum requirements include a Master's degree
>in biology, chemistry or a related field, or a Bachelor's degree in
>biology, chemistry or a related field and two years of experience relevant
>to the job. The position requires a basic level of analytical chemical
>skills, knowledge of spreadsheet software, and an ability to operate
>analytical equipment.  Experience with HPLC analysis or knowledge of
>phytoplankton taxonomy is a plus.  Small boat (17-25 feet) experience is
>also desired.
>Applicants should obtain a South Carolina Government Application either off
>the internet, http://www.state.sc.us/jobs/application or by calling
>Margaret Lentz at (843) 762-5107.  Refer to Vacancy Number MRD-20000028.
>Also, candidates should include a detailed résumé, a letter indicating
>qualifications, availability, and career objectives, and a list of three
>references.  Applications should be submitted to:
>Office of Human Resources
>Department of Natural Resources
>P.O. Box 12559
>Ft. Johnson Rd.
>Charleston, SC 29422-2559
>Applications will be reviewed starting immediately until the position is
>For further information, contact Dr. Alan Lewitus at (843) 546-3623 or
>lewitus at belle.baruch.sc.edu

>The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is an EEO/AA Employer.
>Dr. Alan J. Lewitus
>Baruch Marine Laboratory
>University of South Carolina
>P.O. Box 1630
>Georgetown, SC 29442
>Tel: (843)546-3623
>Fax: (843)546-1632

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