[MARMAM] Position opening - Cetacean Ecologist - Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center

Dave Johnston Dave.Johnston at noaa.gov
Tue Apr 29 13:33:15 PDT 2008


Position opening - Cetacean Ecologist - Pacific Islands Fisheries  
Science Center

The Protected Species Division of the NMFS’s Pacific Islands  
Fisheries Science Center in Honolulu is seeking a well-qualified  
candidate to lead their developing Cetacean Research Program. Over 24  
species of cetaceans are known to inhabit the 1.5 million sq miles of  
water in the Pacific Islands Region surrounding Hawaii, American  
Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands,  
Palmyra Atoll and Kingman Reef, Baker, Howland, Johnston and Wake  
Islands, However; very little is known about cetacean population  
dynamics, distribution and movements, and stock structure in this  
vast area. The successful applicant will lead a small research team  
to address large gaps in our knowledge of cetacean in the region,  
providing incredible opportunities for scientific discovery. Due to  
the limited support of this young program, a highly collaborative  
approach to research is required to address applied scientific  
questions in this large area. The ideal candidate will possess a  
broad background in the study of cetaceans including but not limited  
to skills in stock assessment, photo-identification, passive  
acoustics, habitat assessment, and evaluation of marine mammal/ 
fishery interactions.

Cetacean Ecologist: ZP-408-03/04
Announcement Number: NMF-PIC-2008-0019
Position: Research Ecologist
Location: Honolulu, HI
Open: 04/24/2008
Close: 05/14/2008
Salary: $48,148.00 TO $105,420.00

The Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center of the National Marine  
Fisheries Service (NMFS) is part of the National Oceanic and  
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Center administers scientific  
research and monitoring programs that support the domestic and  
international conservation and management of living marine  
resources.  For more information on The Pacific Islands Fisheries  
Science Center, please visit our website at:  http://www.pifsc.noaa.gov/

Vacancies are posted at http://www.usajobs.gov/

Questions on all vacancies may be directed to NOAA Workforce Management:
Jasmine Bayou-Young at  Jasmine.Bayou-Young at noaa.gov or (202) 526-6064

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:The United States Government  
does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color,  
religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual  
orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an  
employee organization, or other non-merit factor.




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