Email from NSF Directorate, September 18, 2017: “Dear Colleagues: With the second major hurricane – Hurricane Irma – to strike the United States, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and its staff remain strongly committed to supporting the people and institutions affected by these storms. Now that the consequences of these disasters are upon us, new Read More
Do you need disaster assistance? GOMURC consortia stand ready to assist marine labs hit by the recent hurricanes by connecting with other universities in the region. Consortia contacts are at http://gomurc.fio.usf.edu/index.php/about-us/organization Government assistance: FEMA direct line- https://www.fema.gov/apply-assistance USA.gov provides guidance on how to seek federal help- https://www.usa.gov/disaster-financial-help DisasterAssistance.gov provides access to many federal resources- https://www.disasterassistance.gov/ Read More
The Tampa Bay Estuary Program (TBEP) is seeking qualified applicants to succeed longtime Executive Director Holly Greening, who is retiring in February 2018. The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in effectively managing multi-entity environmental, scientific and/or engineering programs; fostering and maintaining collaborative approaches to complex environmental issues; the ability to facilitate consensus among diverse Read More
State of Alabama is now accepting applications for the vacant Marine Resources Division Director position. Announcement and application instructions at: https://www.personnel.alabama.gov/Documents/Announcements/103261_A.pdf Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, August 23, 2017.
Our friends at the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation asked us to share that they have an opening for Fisheries Conservation program manager in their DC office, “a key member of the Marine and Coastal Conservation team and will manage the implementation of the Foundation’s sustainable fisheries programs including, but not limited to the Fisheries Read More
The National Academies of Science- Gulf Research Program has position open for Communications/Media Specialist, which they need to fill right away (apply now)! Questions – call Mike Banker at 202-334-1493 and apply here (https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=NAS&cws=1&rid=8689).
The Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) is seeking a professional to serve as our Regional Coastal Ocean Observing System (RCOOS) Manager. Primary Job Duties include: Completing and maintaining a build-out plan for SECOORA’s RCOOS Leading and managing the RCOOS Leading and managing SECOORA’s Data Management and Communications Supporting proposal development, member recruitment, Read More
The Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council released solicitation for proposal for the RESTORE Act Center of Excellence Research Grant Program on May 13. Non-governmental entities and consortia, including public and private institutes of higher learning in the Gulf Coast Region can submit proposals to serve as Alabama’s Center of Excellence. Proposals are due June 30, Read More
The National Academy of Sciences’ Gulf Research Program announced a new funding opportunity in data synthesis. They are looking for “activities that will integrate or synthesize existing data from different sources that may provide additional insights, address important questions, or lead to new approaches to interpreting monitoring data.” The online application will open May 2015. Read More
Reminder: Free Webinar on Climate Change, Community Resilience and Restoration in the Gulf, April 10 GOMURC is co-hosting a free webinar on Climate Change, Community Resilience, and Restoration in the Gulf of Mexico with the Environmental Law Institute and the four Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant programs. The webinar will be Friday, April 10, 2:00-4:00PM ET (1:00-3:00PM CT) and you can register here. Don’t Read More