[MARMAM] Scientist 2 at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Cindy Ecklund cindye at alaskasealife.org
Thu Jan 29 17:12:33 PST 2015

The Alaska SeaLife Center generates and shares scientific knowledge to
promote understanding and stewardship of Alaska’s marine ecosystems is
seeking applications for the following:
*Scientist 2*

This position is responsible for conducting research at the Alaska SeaLife
Center.  Areas of research interest should marine mammals but may also
include seabirds, fish and other areas of marine biology.  This is a
soft-money position; some start-up funding may be available, but obtaining
funding for future research is expected.

*Education and Experience Requirements:*

PhD. degree in zoology, wildlife biology, marine biology or a related
animal research field, and 2 years professional experience in lab or field
marine mammal research in addition to graduate studies or the equivalent.
Project budgeting and management experience preferred.

*Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):*

1.       Prepares and submits competitive grant proposals to prospective
funding opportunities.

2.       Independently manages, or assists collaborating scientists, on
designated research projects including project planning, data collection,
data analysis, publications, budgets, and permits.

3.     Conducts field and/or laboratory based research activities that may
include arranging logistics and supervising field or laboratory staff.
Field research may involve work at remote locations.

4.       Designs experiments and data collection systems; carries out
scientific data collection and statistical analysis of data collected.
Manages record keeping and data for research projects.

5.       Prepares reports, posters, presentations, and peer-reviewed
publications relating to research conducted.

6.       Develops collaborations with external scientists to maximize the
scientific impact of research projects.

7.       Applies for and manages research permits as required to conduct
research projects.  Maintains compliance with all applicable permits.

8.       Supervises personnel matters as assigned.

9.       Maintains a valid driver’s license.  Travels within the U.S. to
work with partners and collaborators and present scientific results.

10.   Represents research projects to private, local, state, or federal
agencies in coordination with the Science Director.

This is a full-time position. ASLC offers a competitive wage (DOE) and
benefits package.

*Apply by:*             February 12,
2015                                            *Start Date:*  ASAP

Send cover letter, CV & ASLC application with professional references
(downloadable at www.alaskasealife.org) to HR at alaskasealife.org.  Please
submit requested documents as one PDF if possible.

All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression,
sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran


*EO/AA** Employer*

Alaska SeaLife Center

*Cindy L. Ecklund*

*Human Resources Director*

P.O. Box 1329 • 301 Railway Ave • Seward, AK 99664

Direct: (907) 224-6895

Mobile: (907) 362-2276
Fax: (907) 224-6320



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