The University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant program seeks a Marine Economics Specialist with broad interest in marine and coastal resource economics, policy and management. This position will provide statewide leadership and coordination for developing, maintaining, and evaluating a comprehensive marine economics extension and applied research program that serves Georgia. Primary targeted audiences include, but are not limited to, commercial and recreational fishermen, marine aquaculture operators, state and federal resource managers, seafood dealers, marine-related businesses and trade organizations, local governments, and interested public. Information provided to these groups will support business-related and resource management decisions that promote the sustainable use and conservation of Georgia’s coastal and marine resources. This is a full time, benefits eligible, non-tenured Public Service Faculty track position. This position is based in Brunswick, Georgia with travel to other locations as needed. Considerable local and regional in-state travel will be required to ensure the most critical needs of the programmatic area are met.
Education and Experience Requirements:
To be considered at the level of Public Service Assistant, or Public Service Associate, a Ph.D. or M.S. degree in natural resources, agricultural or general economics; business, finance, marine/coastal policy or closely related field is required. Professional background working with maritime-related industries, resource managers and/or policy and decision makers is required for a Public Service Associate.
The direct link to the posting is: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/34137
Posting number is F0190P
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information, including phone numbers, for three professional references. All applications received by December 20, 2018, will be assured consideration.