[MARMAM] Marine Mammal and Turtle Positions Available in Hawaii

Charles Littnan - NOAA Federal charles.littnan at noaa.gov
Tue Dec 17 07:30:39 PST 2019

Aloha All-

We are announcing two Federal positions open only to U.S. Citizen or
Nationals at the NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center.   Both
positions can be found and applied for through the USAjobs.gov website.
Positions opened on Dec 16 and close Dec. 23 due to the recruitment type.

Position 1:  Research Mathematical Statistician, ZP-1529-3/4
Weblink: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/553483100

As a Research Mathematical Statistician, you will perform the following
• Conduct statistical analyses, designs, codes, documents, runs and
summarize various model outputs in the stock analysis and population
studies using standard software applications/environments.
• Develop guidelines and goals for research work, and support the
conservation and management of cetaceans, marine turtles and Hawaiian monk
seals in the Pacific Islands region.
• Guide project teams and junior scientists in the development of new
methods for the statistical analysis of data for stock assessments and
other supporting analyses for protected species studies.
• Analyze line-transects, mark recapture and other data collection methods
to present abundance estimates for protected species at scientific meetings
and in scientific reviews and journals.
• Collaborate research issues and advice with Pacific Islands Region
agencies and stakeholders, interacting and serving with various committees
and/or technical working groups.

Position 2:  Supervisory Research Biologist, ZP-0401-4. (Marine Turtle
Biology and Assessment Program Lead)
Weblink: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/553483400


As a Supervisory Research Biologist, you will perform the following duties:
• Lead a multidisciplinary science program for the management and
conservation of the endangered and threatened sea turtles in the Pacific.
• Provide program staff with guidance in the identification and
implementation of studies to monitor, model, and enhance the status of
turtle populations.
• Oversee the program’s performances of research in protected species,
ecosystem-based science, population assessment, life history, physiology,
health and disease, climate impacts, and mortality mitigation.
• Participate in field data collection operations including remote camps
and research cruises.

Please share broadly.  If you have any questions about the positions please
let me know.  If you questions about how to apply please contact the
persons listed on the website. There are no exceptions to the citizenship


*Charles Littnan, PhD.*
Division Director
Protected Species Division

NMFS/PIFSC/PSD/Charles Littnan
1845 WASP Blvd., Building 176
Honolulu, HI 96818
PH:  (808) 725-5711
Fax: (808) 725-5567
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