Faculty Perspectives: "A not very well-planned career in marine sciences".
Target Audience: Everyone who would like to learn how to be a successful research academic.
Guest: Dr. James Davis Reimer, Associate Professor, MISE @ University of the Ryukyus.
James Davis Reimer's research focuses on the biodiversity of understudied marine invertebrate groups (so-called "minor taxa") from shallow tropical coral reefs to the deep sea. Recent research has also examined the impact of coastal development on marine diversity and ecosystems.
Session Format: Informal Q&A.
- the advantages and disadvantages of planning;
- flexibility and chances;
- working in Japan and Okinawa;
- the role(s) of a PI;
- writing, reviewing, editing.
Everyone is welcome!
About Dr. James Davis Reimer
- Ph.D. Marine Sciences (Kagoshima University) 2001-2004;
- M.Sc. Marine Sciences (Kagoshima University) 1999-2001;
- B.Sc. Ecology (University of British Columbia) 1991-1995.
- Associate Professor, University of the Ryukyus 2009-current;
- Assistant Professor, University of the Ryukyus 2007-2008;
- Researcher, Biological Institute on Kuroshio 2006-2007;
- JSPS Post-doctoral Fellow, JAMSTEC 2004-2006.
- Okinawa Research Prize 2015;
- Numerous external grants.