Visiting Scientist Awards - Rutgers University Marine Field Station
Thursday, May 12, 2016 02:02 PM

Rutgers University Marine Field Station

Visiting Scientist Awards for 2016 & 2017

Visiting Scientist Awards support investigators interested in spending 2 to 4 weeks in residence at the

Rutgers University Marine Field Station on the Mullica River – Great Bay estuary (Tuckerton, NJ) during

the summer and fall of 2016 and 2017 field seasons.

Faculty level investigators who are interested in the close proximity of a variety of estuarine habitats are

encouraged to apply. Proposals for field‐based studies that can be supported by existing infrastructure

and extant long‐term databases will be given higher priority. Information on the facilities, the study site,

current research projects, and the faculty associated with RUMFS and the Department of Marine and

Coastal Sciences can be found at http://marine.rutgers.edu/rumfs/. A history of this unique facility and

its environmental setting is also available (Able, K. W. 2015. Station 119: From Lifesaving to Marine

Research. Down the Shore Publishing, West Creek, NJ. 128 p.)

Each award will provide up to $3,000 of support for research expenses and travel. In addition, we are

offering laboratory/office space, access to equipment, use of small boats, and accommodations onsite at

no charge. Awardees will be expected to present a research seminar during their stay.

A letter of introduction and intent with the following information:

• current area of research and work you would initiate while on site,

• previous or potential collaborations with resident of campus‐based researchers,

• period(s) you would like to spend in residence,

• specific field and equipment access you would require.

A budget for the planned expenditure of the $3,000 award

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but must be received at least six weeks prior to the desired

start date of the research. Email submissions are preferred.

Please direct inquiries and applications to: Dr. Ken Able

Rutgers University Marine Field Station

800 c/o 132 Great Bay Blvd

Tuckerton, NJ 08087

609‐296‐5260 X230/able@marine.rutgers.edu