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Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or related field.
Scientific diving experience.
Scientific Diving Certification
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The primary purpose of this position is to work on an NSF-funded project aimed at understanding the role of sponge metabolism on the composition of dissolved organic matter on coral reefs.
Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:
Lead data collection, analysis, and integration.
Maintain data for the project organized and submit data to online repositories when appropriate and in a timely manner.
Lead presentation of the work at scientific conferences and write manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals.
Work closely with the external researchers on the project and with undergraduate and graduate students at ASU.
Experience in bioinformatics and/or analytical chemistry preferred.
Type of Position: Full Time Position
Work Schedule/Hours: Mon. -Fri., 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.