Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center

Monday, May 13, 2019

The Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR) is currently recruiting an Oceanographer within the NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Ecosystem Sciences Division based in Honolulu, Hawaii.  As a part of a team of researchers in the Ecosystem Sciences Division, the Oceanographer will assess ecological impacts to the coral reef ecosystems in the U.S. Pacific Islands (Hawaii Archipelago, Marianas Archipelago, American Samoa, and the Pacific Remote Islands Areas) from multiple environmental drivers with a focus on local warming and changes in the coastal carbonate system. 
DUTIES: Applies advanced statistical techniques to analyze and interpret oceanographic data with the purpose of examining the relationship between oceanographic processes and coral reef ecosystem dynamics. Prepares technical reports and scientific manuscripts summarizing results of these analyses and presents findings at national and international meetings. Designs and develops software tools and data management procedures to analyze, integrate, and visualize ecosystem data. Assists with planning and implementing oceanographic surveys and field operations. Participates in research cruises, marine ecosystem surveys, and observation networks to assess and monitor coral reefs. Assists with management of the project, including proposal writing and training and guidance of junior-personnel in operating equipment, conducting field surveys, and processing data. Travels to workshops, conferences, and meetings to gather information and present results of the project to interested parties. Field surveys will typically require a significant amount of time at sea (~30 days per year).

CLOSING DATE: May 24, 2019
A full position description and more information about applying to this position can be found by navigating to and clicking on "Job Postings" and Project Name "JIMAR" (position 19214).

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