[MARMAM] Database Analyst
researchdirector at pacificwhale.org
Mon Dec 27 16:39:19 PST 2010
*Database Analyst:* The Pacific Whale Foundation is a non-profit
organization based in Hawaii. It was founded in 1980 and, today, it has
approximately 150 employees and the capability to tackle a wide range of
issues, projects and programs in its ongoing efforts to promote marine
conservation, research and education.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the full-time permanent
position of Database Analyst and assist with our ongoing marine mammal
research in in Hawaii and the Pacific. The position is based on Maui,
Hawaii. Primary responsibilities include supporting a variety of research
projects focusing on marine mammals. The majority of the research takes
place around the island of Maui. Primary responsibilities are managing data
entry and organization and analyzing large volumes of data both current and
historical. Emphasis will be given to ecological parameters driving
distribution and abundance of odontocetes, influence of anthropogenic
factors, social structure and behavior. Responsibilities include managing
data-entry work performed by interns and students. Work in the field will be
secondary to the office responsibilities and will include assisting the
Director of Research and other staff members when necessary. The Research
Associate will also prepare reports and co-author publications under the
supervision of the Director of Research. Other duties may apply from time to
time according to the needs of the research department.
Qualifications: an MS degree in Marine Ecology or comparable field.
Excellent knowledge of GIS software and database management. Excellent
knowledge of statistical software and current analytical methodologies. Some
experience using SocProg, Distance, and Mark-Recapture software preferable.
At least 3 years of experience working in the field with marine mammals,
particularly odontocetes. Ability to handle long days in front of a computer
entering and interpreting large volumes of data. Excellent scientific
speaking and writing skills and some experience publishing preferable.
Closing Date: 15 Jan 2011
Candidates should be US citizens or residents. Interested applicants should
send a cover letter, resume and the names of three references to
researchdirector at pacificwhale.org.
Daniela Maldini, Ph.D.
Director of Research
Pacific Whale Foundation
300 Ma'alaea Rd., Suite 211
Wailuku, HI 96793
Email: dmaldini at pacificwhale.org
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