[MARMAM] Research assistant position in Maryland USA

Bailey, Helen hbailey at umces.edu
Tue Mar 5 11:22:55 PST 2019

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES),
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL), is accepting applications for a
Laboratory Research Assistant to assist with a passive acoustic monitoring
study for marine mammals offshore of Maryland. This position is an hourly
contractual position for 6 months with the possibility of extension
dependent upon successful performance and funding availability (
Duties will include deployment and recovery of acoustic equipment at sea,
and processing and analysis of acoustic data. The project involves the use
of C-PODs, SM3M, Soundtrap and Loggerhead Instruments hydrophones.
Experience with these devices, or similar types, will be preferable.
Applicants should be familiar with Excel and have experience with ambient
and marine mammal sound analysis, including software such as PAMGUARD and
Raven. Experience with bioacoustics, dolphin whistle analysis, and
calculating ambient noise levels is desirable. The ability to format and
analyze data in the R software package and perform GIS mapping is also
preferable. Minimum requirement is a B.S. degree with more than 2 years
research experience, which should include marine mammal acoustics. Salary
dependent upon qualifications and experience. Anticipated start date is 13
May 2019. To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and the names and
contact information of three references (including email and phone) in
a *single
PDF file* to: cbl-hr at umces.edu.  Resumes received by 29 March 2019 will
receive consideration. For more information about the position, please
contact Dr. Helen Bailey (hbailey at umces.edu).

Dr. Helen Bailey
Research Associate Professor
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
P.O. Box 38
Solomons, MD 20688
Tel: (1) 410-326-7284
Website: http://www.umces.edu/helen-bailey
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