[MARMAM] Research Associate Australia: Humpback Whales

PWF Applications applications at pacificwhale.org
Fri Apr 27 11:49:34 PDT 2012


Research Associate Australia: Humpback Whales


Research Associate position based in Maui, Hawaii with approximately 90
-120 days of field work in Australia each year. Primary responsibilities
include planning and overseeing Pacific Whale Foundation’s field efforts in
Australia (July - Nov), driving a research vessel, collecting
photo-identification images and acoustical recordings, managing data entry
and organization, and leading the effort of  cataloging and matching fluke
and lateral body ID’s. When not in the field, the Research Associate will
be responsible for data management and analysis, preparation of reports and
co-authorship of publications and permit reports for Australia. Other
duties may apply from time to time according to the needs of the research
department.

 Qualifications:  PhD or MS degree in Marine Ecology or comparable field
experience. At least three years of experience working in the field with
marine mammals, particularly humpback whales. Ability to handle long days
in the field, rough sea conditions, cramped spaces and long travel times.
Above average knowledge of GIS software, statistics, database and photo
management, photo-identification procedures and use of digital cameras are
a must. Excellent scientific speaking and writing skills and some
experience publishing preferable.



Pacific Whale Foundation checks references, conducts background checks and
drug screens and is an equal opportunity employer.

WE DO NOT ACCEPT UNSOLICITED APPLICATIONS OR APPLICATIONS WITH PHOTOS,
PERSONAL INFORMATION (SUCH AS MEDICAL HISTORY, AGE, MARITAL STATUS,
PARENTAL STATUS, ETC.), OR APPLICATIONS WHICH ARE INCOMPLETE OR ILLEGIBLE.

TO APPLY:

Please email a cover letter and resume to
applications at pacificwhale.orgdetailing your relevant work experience.
You may also send a hard copy to
Pacific Whale Foundation, Attn: Human Resources, 300 Ma’alaea Rd, Suite
211, Wailuku, HI  96793.  Please, no phone calls!

MAHALO FOR YOUR INTEREST IN PACIFIC WHALE FOUNDATION. WE LOOK FORWARD TO
HEARING FROM YOU AND REVIEWING YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS.

Come join our team!  Aloha!

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