[MARMAM] Research Scientist Position Open (Population Biologist/Ecologist)

Delphine Vanderpool vanderpoold at imms.org
Wed Aug 12 09:02:39 PDT 2009

Position Open:  Research
Scientist – Population Biologist/Ecologist
General:  The Institute for
Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS), a private, non-profit organization located in
Gulfport, Mississippi, is seeking to immediately fill the position of Ecological
Research Scientist.  This position is
part of a substantial interdisciplinary collaborative effort with other
universities and scientists to study marine mammals both in the wild and in a
controlled setting. This position will be for a period of two years with the
possibility of continued employment depending on performance and funding
availability.  Salary will be commensurate
with experience.
Responsibilities:  Develop
and conduct new research projects in wild dolphin population biology and
ecology appropriate to the mission of IMMS; analyze data and prepare
manuscripts for publication; write grant proposals to secure additional funding
for projects; coordinate and participate in research activities between IMMS
and collaborating scientists, document research progress; write reports for
submission to state and federal agencies.  
Qualifications:  Requires a
Ph.D. in biology, marine biology, zoology, ecology, or marine science with
experience in population dynamics and/or ecology, preferably with an emphasis
on marine mammals. We seek a candidate with ability in publishing, report
writing, designing and conducting research projects, and in securing funding.  Boat handling experience and experience in
dolphin research, husbandry, or training a plus.  Eligible candidates should also be U.S.
citizens or permanent residents.
To apply, send C.V. or a detailed
resume with three references to:
Dr. Delphine Vanderpool
Institute for Marine Mammal
P.O. Box 207
Gulfport, MS 39502
Or, attach as a Microsoft Word document or PDF and email to:  vanderpoold at imms.org
The Institute for Marine Mammal
Studies is an equal opportunity employer.  You can learn more about the Institute at www.imms.org.

 Delphine Vanderpool, M.D. 
Assistant Director of Research 
Institute for Marine Mammal Studies 
P.O. Box 207 
Gulfport, Mississippi  39502 
Main office: (228) 896-9182
Office fax: (228) 896-9183
Email:  Vanderpoold at imms.org
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