[MARMAM] Job Opening: Research Associate with FWC's North Atlantic right whale research team

Crum, Nathan Nathan.Crum at MyFWC.com
Thu Jan 11 07:51:29 PST 2024


The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Fish and Wildlife Research Institute is seeking a Research Associate for their North Atlantic right whale research team.

Description: The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and analyzing right whale and vessel traffic spatial and relational databases to improve knowledge of the distribution of right whales and the threats they face in the Southeastern U.S. The successful candidate will also be responsible for developing and managing web mapping applications to serve relevant spatial data to collaborators and other stakeholders. Additionally, the successful candidate will have supervisory responsibilities. The position is located in St. Petersburg, FL and includes a salary of $47,000 (USD) per year. FWC is an EO/AA/ADA/VP Employer.

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course of study in one of the physical or natural sciences or mathematics and two years of experience in one of the physical or natural sciences or mathematics; or two years of experience as a Research Assistant - FWC. A master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course of study in one of the educational areas listed above can substitute for one year of the required experience. A doctorate from an accredited college or university with major course of study in one of the educational areas listed above can substitute for the required experience.
*4 years professional experience in a direct related biological field or laboratory program can substitute for the required bachelor's degree; additional years of experience as described above are also required.

Preferred Experience: Applicants with any of the following demonstrated experiences are encouraged to apply and may be given preference: applying scientific programming languages, such as R and Python; processing, managing, and analyzing AIS vessel traffic data or other large geospatial databases; developing and managing web mapping and data visualization applications; and conducting ecological analyses using hierarchical models, such as distance sampling, mark-recapture, and spatial capture-recapture.

Other Requirements: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To apply please visit the following job posting webpage and submit your application by 22 January 2024.
https://jobs.myflorida.com/Florida%20Fish%20and%20Wildlife/job/ST-PETERSBURG-RESEARCH-ASSOCIATE-FWC-77072846-FL-33701/1114928900/

Nathan Crum
Associate Research Scientist
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
100 8th Ave SE, St Petersburg, FL 33701

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