[MARMAM] Job Announcement - Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Unit

Charles Littnan Charles.Littnan at noaa.gov
Fri Jan 4 01:18:00 PST 2008

Aloha Everyone-

We are seeking applications for a Research Ecologist with the NOAA  
Fisheries Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Unit in Honolulu, Hawaii.  The  
person in this position conducts and oversees scientific studies,  
provides advice, and prepares status reports and manuscripts on  
recovery research and enhancement efforts for endangered Hawaiian  
monk seals.  Some examples include participating in Hawaiian Monk  
Seal Recovery Team meetings, attending conferences and Symposia (i.e.  
Marine Mammals, Conservation Biology), working with Pacific Island  
Regional Office staff to implement the Hawaiian Monk Seal Recovery  
plan action items, overseeing preparation and publication of  
scientific manuscripts from staff conducting monk seal research.  The  
incumbent also publishes reports and scientific papers on Hawaiian  
monk seals and answers scientific questions and inquiries in a timely  
manner for partners and stakeholders (e.g., PIRO, State of Hawaii,  
WestPAC, F/PR).  Innovative and appropriate research will be required  
to meet management needs and enhance the conservation of monk seals  
through a variety of techniques which will include but are not  
limited to population assessment, characterization of monk seal  
foraging, monitoring of health and disease, and investigation of  
methods to mitigate mortality.

Specifc details about the position and application process can be  
found by searching for job # NMF-PIC-2008-0011 at http:// 

For more information regarding the Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Unit  
visit: http://www.pifsc.noaa.gov/psd/mmrp/monkseals.php

For more information on the Hawaiian monk seal recovery plan and  
mortality mitigation efforts visit: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/pdfs/ 

All qualified U.S. citizens, and current Federal employees serving  
under a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive  
service, former Federal employees with reinstatement rights, CTAP/ 
ICTAP eligibles, and applicants eligible under special authorities.   
Veterans who are preference eligible or who have been separated from  
the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of  
continuous active service may apply under the Veterans Employment  
Opportunity Act (VEOA).

Applications are due January 23, 2008


Charles Littnan
Head, Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Unit
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries
charles.littnan at noaa.gov
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