Employment Opportunities

Part-time Outreach Specialist

ECU Integrated Coastal Programs and the Coastal Studies Institute are currently hiring a part-time Outreach Specialist in the Public Engagement and Outreach Program.

Job Description and Responsibilities

The person in this position will be responsible for assisting with the implementation and instruction of CSI’s Public outreach programs, including K-12 life long learner programs and summer day camps.  This position will be required to work occasionally outdoors and assist with teaching programming onsite at the Coastal Studies Institute and in the field at offsite locations.  The position will be responsible for presenting age-appropriate programming related to the research and activities of the Coastal Studies Institute to school groups, organizational groups, professionals and the general public.

The application period is open until filled.

For more information and to apply, please click on the following link: https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/33632

 

Research Specialist

The Coasts and Oceans Observing Laboratory at ECU is seeking a Research Specialist to work on ecosystem quality, structure, disturbance, and recovery mapping of coastal regions in the tropics using remotely sensed and field collected data.

Job Description and Responsibilities

The person in this position will help pursue innovative research questions in the fields of land cover and land use change dynamics, biodiversity, remote sensing, and restoration ecology. This work will be directly involved with projects funded by NASA, the National Parks Service, and the Inter-American Development Bank to support ecosystem management and global restoration initiatives. The position will involve approximately 25% field work, 25% laboratory work, and 50% remote sensing/GIS analyses. Fieldwork activities will involve collecting data with vegetation, soils, and water quality equipment in addition to more technical instruments such as drones and terrestrial laser scanners. The candidate will assist with coordinating field campaigns, organizing and maintaining databases, image processing, data analyses, and preparation of reports and publications.

The application deadline is January 31, 2020.

Please click HERE to learn more about the position. To apply please visit https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/33206.

 

PhD Graduate Research Assistantships

Caribbean Resilience to Natural and Human Disturbances

The Integrated Coastal Sciences, Ph.D. program at ECU is seeking a graduate research assistant interested in the interactions between human and natural landscapes in the hurricane-prone region of the Caribbean Basin to assist with research projects funded by NASA and the National Park Service. The person in this position will work under the supervision of Dr. David Lagomasino and assist with the analysis of ground, airborne, and satellite observations, as well as demographic and economic data to understand the vulnerability and resilience of coastal ecosystems across the Caribbean.

For more information, please click HERE.

The deadline to apply for the Integrated Coastal Sciences program is March 1, 2020. Interested applicants are encouraged to send a brief letter of interest and a copy of their CV via email to Dr. David Lagomasino (lagomasinod19@ecu.edu) prior to formally applying to the ECU Graduate School.

Coupled Human-Natural System Dynamics

The Integrated Coastal Sciences, Ph.D. program at ECU is seeking a graduate research assistant interested in the feedbacks between land use change, river and delta processes, and human migration to assist with a research project funded by the National Science Foundation: Socioecological System Dynamics related to Livelihood, Human Migration, and Landscape Evolution in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Delta. The person in this position will work under the supervision of Dr. Kimberly Rogers assisting with mixed-methods data collection in coastal Bangladesh, data integration and analysis, and the dissemination of results.

For more information, please click HERE.

The deadline to apply for the Integrated Coastal Sciences program is March 1, 2020. Interested applicants are encouraged to send a brief letter of interest and a copy of their CV via email to Dr. Kimberly Rogers (rogerski19@ecu.edu) prior to formally applying to the ECU grad school.