Restoration of the Chesapeake Bay requires talented and passionate individuals and the CRC seeks such a person to support the EPA Chesapeake Bay Program’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee. Since its creation in December 1984, the Chesapeake Bay Program’s (CBP) Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) has worked to enhance scientific communication and outreach throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed and beyond. STAC provides independent scientific and technical advice in various ways, including (1) technical reports and position papers, (2) discussion groups, (3) assistance in organizing merit reviews of CBP programs and projects, (4) technical workshops, and (5) interaction between STAC members and the CBP. Hence, STAC serves as a liaison between the region’s scientific community and the CBP. Through professional and academic contacts and organizational networks of its members, STAC ensures close cooperation among and between the various research institutions and management agencies represented in the Bay watershed. For more information about STAC activities, visit http://www.chesapeake.org/stac.
The candidate selected for this position will be involved in committee activities and will be responsible for organization and support of meetings and workshops, coordination and communication, task tracking, synthesis activities, and additional special projects as assigned. The STAC Staff support position is located at the Chesapeake Research Consortium’s office in Edgewater, Maryland. The position is available immediately and will continue through May 31, 2017.