[MARMAM] Acoustician positions

Emma Dvorak edvorak at integratedstatistics.com
Fri Jun 11 09:38:41 PDT 2021

Integrated Statistics is seeking several Acousticians to support the 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine 
Fisheries Service (NMFS) Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC). The 
Acousticians will support the Protected Species Branch's Passive 
Acoustic Group, working on projects focused on anthropogenic noise, 
marine mammals, and fishes. The projects typically involve running 
acoustic detectors and analyzing data as well as graphic generation and 
writing up components of the project. Opportunities to participate in 
fieldwork are possible.

*Duties *
The Acousticians participate in one or more of these tasks:

  * Analyze bottom-mounted and mobile passive acoustic data to assess
    the distribution, occurrence, and habitat use of cetacean species
    along the US eastern seaboard using a combination of manual and
    automated detectors.
  * Analyze passive acoustic data to describe marine soundscapes,
    including biological, geological and anthropogenic contributions.
  * Analyze passive acoustic data to describe the occurrence and
    distribution of fishes.
  * Analyze passive acoustic data to describe the occurrence,
    distribution and relative source levels of vessels.
  * Assist with field collection of passive acoustic data as needed.
  * Assist in maintenance of a passive acoustic literature database in
  * Assist with PSB Passive Acoustic Group webpage content and maintenance.
  * Assist in synthesizing and where applicable present results at
    relevant venues.
  * Assist with education and outreach activities conducted by the
    Passive Acoustic Group.

The Acoustician should possess:*

  * Undergraduate degree in marine biology or a related biological
    science. A Master's degree in a relevant field is a bonus.
  * Some experience in analyzing acoustic data. Prior experience with
    Raven Pro software is a bonus.
  * Able to participate in fieldwork.
  * Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  * Ability to work collaboratively with a large group and multifaceted
  * Basic understanding and prior experience with programming and data
    management is a bonus.

The positions will be full-time for one year, with the possibility of 
extension. They are eligible for the benefits described on the 
Integrated Statistics website. Authorization to work for any employer in 
the USA is required. To apply for this position, go to 
https://jobs.intstats.com/JobDetails.jsp?jobListingId=281 or visit 
www.integratedstatistics.com, click Employment Opportunities, click the 
job name and click the Apply Here link.

Integrated Statistics is an equal opportunity employer and will not 
discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, 
color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, gender 
identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification 
protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its 
obligations under federal law, Integrated Statistics is committed to 
taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified 
women, minorities, disabled individuals, special disabled veterans, 
veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans. For assistance 
with accessibility of applications, posters, forms, and/or documents, 
please email the Integrated Statistics office.

Integrated Statistics, Inc.
16 Sumner Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Cell: (508) 648-8308
Office: (508) 540-8560
Fax: (508) 721-6841

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