FIO is a State University System of Florida Academic Infrastructure Support Organization, established by the Board of Governors. Our host institution is the University of South Florida. We are a consortium of Florida’s marine science research and education institutions and operate two Research Vessels and the Keys Marine Lab. Learn more about FIO.

Current Openings

-Director of FIO (Job Opening #24260) 

The Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO), headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL is undergoing a restructuring and searching for a new Director who will be responsible for leadership, strategic planning and operation of the overall scientific program, projects, initiatives, outreach, education, and fund raising related to the mission of FIO.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a field directly related to the program responsibilities and seven years of professional experience; or Master's degree and five years of professional experience. Thorough understanding of ocean processes and experience with oral and written presentation in scientific meetings. Familiarity with management of marine research vessels and/or marine laboratories operations.

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