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NASA Network Resources Training Site at Elizabeth City State University-To establish a Regional Network Resource and Training Site at Elizabeth City State University to serve the North Carolina Region and the Virginia Region. The NRTS at ECSU will provide network training and facilitate HBCU/MI network opportunities in research and education for Math, Science, Engineering Technology (MSET) faculty and students; and for the teachers of predominantly minority-attended elementary and secondary schools in ECSU's region. The NRTS also serves as an expert site in High Performance Networking and Earth System Science.

Office of Naval Research (ONR)-The Office of Naval Research (ONR) coordinates, executes, and promotes the science and technology programs of the United States Navy and Marine Corps through universities, government laboratories, and nonprofit organizations. It provides technical advice to the Chief of Naval Operations and the Secretary of the Navy, works with industry to improve technology manufacturing processes while reducing fleet costs, and fosters continuing academic interest in naval relevant science from the high school through post-doctoral levels.

Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research (CERSER)-Elizabeth City State University seeks an outstanding researcher with substantial publications record to serve as Director of Research for the Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research. The Director of Research will guide the development of the scientific program of ECSU’s Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research. The Director is expected to conduct his/her own research and to design and implement a strategy that will make the Center a regional hub for the use of satellite imagery in environmental studies.
Successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program that encompasses marine, coastal, and environmental sciences. Preference will be given to the candidate who can interact across disciplines and lead the development of research themes which are highly visible among appropriate research funding institutions, and which are designed around the new Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research. Themes may include marine science, fisheries, coastal habitats, estuaries, flood plain studies, and marine mammals.

Undergraduate Research Experience in Ocean, Marine and Space Science-The URE OMS program objective is to promote the professional development of minority undergraduate students through their participation in ocean, marine and space science research. The program consists of ten undergraduates. Each student is assigned to a specific research team, where he/she will work closely with the faculty. In addition, seminars, lunch meetings, and social functions are organized to facilitate undergraduate interaction. The project will be conducted for eight weeks during summer 2003, with on-line mentoring and follow-up during academic year 2003-04.

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