[MARMAM] Seeking paid research assistant (marine mammal, acoustics)-Maryland, USA

Amber Fandel adfandel at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 07:44:25 PDT 2021

Hello MARMAMers,
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 5 months with the possibility of extension
dependent upon successful performance and funding availability. Duties will
include verifying automated detections of whale calls, working within a
research team, analysis of acoustic data to compare detections with
previously collected data, and writing reports and manuscripts. Experience
with whale acoustics and statistical analysis in R software will be
preferable. Applicants should be familiar with scientific writing and have
good writing and communication skills. For more details about the position,
please contact Dr. Helen Bailey (hbailey at umces.edu).

Minimum requirement is a B.S. degree with more than 2 years research
experience, which will preferably include marine mammal acoustics and data
analysis with coding ability. Salary dependent upon qualifications and
experience. Anticipated start date is 1 February 2022. 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 1 December 2021 will receive

*UMCES is an EOE/affirmative action employer.  Individuals with
disabilities, veterans, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.*
Location: Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, Maryland
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