We are currently searching for a new managing director for the University of
Massachusetts Boston Nantucket Field Station. The NFS is located on the island of
Nantucket, 50 km south of Cape Cod, and sits on a wonderful marsh reserve with nearby
field sites for marine and terrestrial research. The incumbent is responsible for 107+ acres
of ground, 10 buildings including a newly renovated wet laboratory facility, field and
laboratory research equipment, computational and internet systems, vehicles, and
Master’s Degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Natural Sciences or a closely related
field, PhD preferred, and a minimum of five-seven (5-7) years of experience with field
research is required. Experience with operations at a remote field station, including
supervising staff, handling fiscal and personnel needs and interacting with the public and
state agencies, preferred.
Closing date for applications: April 19, 2016.