[MARMAM] Alaska SeaLife Center Job Announcement

Valerie Park Valerie_Park at alaskasealife.org
Fri Sep 30 11:57:50 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: 


 


RESEARCH ASSOCIATE        

 

This position is responsible for assisting lead scientist in conducting
research projects at the Alaska SeaLife Center and independently
managing designated projects.  The focus is development and application
of biotelemetry technology to study the behavior and physiology of
Steller sea lions, northern fur seals and killer whales, and
analysis/synthesis of data.

 

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

*          Assisting in all phases of assigned research projects
including functioning as the primary position to develop project plans,
manage project budgets, and arrange research project logistics

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

*          Reporting to lead scientist regularly on status of research
projects

*          Providing technical support in laboratory and field settings:
technology design, fabrication and testing, animal capture, application
of remote-monitoring instruments to marine mammals.

*          Collecting data, maintaining data records, assisting with
data entry and analysis 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

 

Requirements:

 

Master's degree in natural resources related field; or Bachelor's degree
in biology, marine biology, zoology, chemistry, or related field with
two years experience in a similar position.  Preferred
skills/experience: familiarity with principles of biotelemetry,
experience in soldering electrical components, experience with
laboratory and field research of animals, especially in the areas of
integrative physiology and behavioral ecology.

 

This is a full-time position.  The SeaLife Center offers a competitive
wage (DOE) with great benefits, in a beautiful setting.  Start Date:
ASAP         Apply by:   October 14, 2005

 

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 .  

 

 

www.alaskasealife.org

The ASLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

 

 

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