[Marmam] Alaska SeaLife Center Job Announcement

Valerie Park valeriep at alaskasealife.org
Tue Sep 6 12:36:56 PDT 2005

The Alaska SeaLife Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to marine
research, rehabilitation, conservation, and public education is seeking
applications for the following: 




This position is responsible for assisting lead scientists in conducting
Sea Otter research projects at the Alaska SeaLife Center and
independently managing designated projects. 


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

*          Assisting in all phases of assigned Sea Otter research
projects including functioning as the primary technician, developing
project plans, managing project budgets, and arranging research project

*          Working directly with internal and external collaborators and
contractors to meet project objectives

*          Reporting to lead scientist regularly on status of research

*          Providing technical support in field: population surveys,
animal capture, tagging, observations, scat collections

*          Assisting with laboratory benchwork, including scat analysis
and tooth sectioning

*          Collecting data, assisting with data entry and analysis,
maintaining sample tracking records, and database management

*          Assisting in the procurement, inventory, and maintenance of
equipment and supplies to be used in research projects

*          Drafting reports and scientific publications and preparing
posters, graphic presentation, and public presentations

*          May be required to participate in extended field research
with focus on Commander Islands (Russia) and Aleutian Islands



Master's degree in natural resources related field preferred; or
Bachelor's degree in biology, marine biology, zoology, chemistry, or
related field with two years experience in a similar position.
Experience in a research setting preferred.  Some Russian language
experience desirable.


This is a permanent, full-time position.  The SeaLife Center offers a
competitive wage (DOE) with great benefits, in a beautiful setting.
Seward is a tourist destination, located on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula,
boasting incredible recreation opportunities.  Imagine partaking in
world-class halibut and salmon fishing, rafting, and kayaking in
Resurrection Bay and on the Kenai River.  Experience icebergs calving
from glaciers in Kenai Fjords National Park.   Hike the 200 miles of
trail in the Chugach National Forest, viewing wildlife like moose, black
and brown bears, bald eagles, and Dall Sheep.  

Start Date:  open until filled          Apply by:   Monday, October 10,


Send resume & application (downloadable at www.alaskasealife.org
<http://www.alaskasealife.org/> ) to Human Resources, Alaska SeaLife
Center, P. O. Box 1329, Seward, AK  99664-1329, or fax 907-224-6320, or
email to HR at alaskasealife.org <mailto:human_resources at alaskasealife.org>




The ASLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 



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