[MARMAM] Research Associate Maui: Odonotocete Surveys
applications at pacificwhale.org
Fri Apr 27 11:50:44 PDT 2012
Research Associate Maui: Odonotocete Surveys
Research Associate position based in Maui, Hawaii. Primary responsibilities
include planning and overseeing Pacific Whale Foundation’s odontocete field
and survey efforts, driving the research vessel, collection and
photo-identification of images and behaviors, managing data entry and
organization, and leading the effort of cataloging and matching ID images.
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. 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 and 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.
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!
Human Resources Manager
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