[MARMAM] Job Announcement

Jenelle Gilding JenelleG at alaskasealife.org
Fri Sep 29 17:13:57 PDT 2006





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


Research Technician


This position is responsible for aiding in the development and
application of innovative tools and techniques for remotely monitoring
the behavior and physiology of Steller sea lions, northern fur seals and
killer whales.


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

*          Participate in and occasionally lead field projects to deploy
biotelemetry instruments on Steller sea lions, northern fur seals, and
killer whales.

*          Assist in construction and testing of electronic biotelemetry
instruments on captive Steller sea lions.

*          Perform data analysis on movements, behavior and physiology
of sea lions, fur seals and killer whales using computer software
including Geographical Information Systems.

*          Arranges logistics and leads field crews in the absence of
the lead scientist and research associate.

*          Supervises personnel matters, including training for interns,
volunteers and junior technicians.  

*          Assists in drafting reports and scientific publications and
takes a lead role on reports and publications as assigned.

*          Keeps proper records in accordance with the ASLC and permit

*          Prepares and presents public presentations.




Bachelor's degree in a natural or health sciences related field; or at
least 8 years experience working in the marine mammal field.  Ability to
withstand long field deployments (up to 3 months) is preferred.
Experience in handling wild animals, using biotelemetry instruments, and
boat operation is also preferred.  


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 31, 2006


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>


www.alaskasealife.org <http://www.alaskasealife.org/> 

The ASLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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