<html xmlns:v="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" xmlns:o="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" xmlns:w="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:word" xmlns:m="http://schemas.microsoft.com/office/2004/12/omml" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=us-ascii">
<meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word 15 (filtered medium)">
<style><!--
/* Font Definitions */
@font-face
        {font-family:Wingdings;
        panose-1:5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0;}
@font-face
        {font-family:"Cambria Math";
        panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4;}
@font-face
        {font-family:Calibri;
        panose-1:2 15 5 2 2 2 4 3 2 4;}
/* Style Definitions */
p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal
        {margin:0in;
        margin-bottom:.0001pt;
        font-size:11.0pt;
        font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";}
a:link, span.MsoHyperlink
        {mso-style-priority:99;
        color:#0563C1;
        text-decoration:underline;}
a:visited, span.MsoHyperlinkFollowed
        {mso-style-priority:99;
        color:#954F72;
        text-decoration:underline;}
p.MsoListParagraph, li.MsoListParagraph, div.MsoListParagraph
        {mso-style-priority:34;
        margin-top:0in;
        margin-right:0in;
        margin-bottom:8.0pt;
        margin-left:.5in;
        mso-add-space:auto;
        line-height:106%;
        font-size:11.0pt;
        font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";}
p.MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst, li.MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst, div.MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst
        {mso-style-priority:34;
        mso-style-type:export-only;
        margin-top:0in;
        margin-right:0in;
        margin-bottom:0in;
        margin-left:.5in;
        margin-bottom:.0001pt;
        mso-add-space:auto;
        line-height:106%;
        font-size:11.0pt;
        font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";}
p.MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle, li.MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle, div.MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle
        {mso-style-priority:34;
        mso-style-type:export-only;
        margin-top:0in;
        margin-right:0in;
        margin-bottom:0in;
        margin-left:.5in;
        margin-bottom:.0001pt;
        mso-add-space:auto;
        line-height:106%;
        font-size:11.0pt;
        font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";}
p.MsoListParagraphCxSpLast, li.MsoListParagraphCxSpLast, div.MsoListParagraphCxSpLast
        {mso-style-priority:34;
        mso-style-type:export-only;
        margin-top:0in;
        margin-right:0in;
        margin-bottom:8.0pt;
        margin-left:.5in;
        mso-add-space:auto;
        line-height:106%;
        font-size:11.0pt;
        font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";}
span.EmailStyle17
        {mso-style-type:personal-compose;
        font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
        color:windowtext;}
.MsoChpDefault
        {mso-style-type:export-only;
        font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";}
@page WordSection1
        {size:8.5in 11.0in;
        margin:1.0in 1.0in 1.0in 1.0in;}
div.WordSection1
        {page:WordSection1;}
/* List Definitions */
@list l0
        {mso-list-id:1706127701;
        mso-list-type:hybrid;
        mso-list-template-ids:1276922958 67698689 67698691 67698693 67698689 67698691 67698693 67698689 67698691 67698693;}
@list l0:level1
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:\F0B7;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:Symbol;}
@list l0:level2
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:o;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:"Courier New";}
@list l0:level3
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:\F0A7;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:Wingdings;}
@list l0:level4
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:\F0B7;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:Symbol;}
@list l0:level5
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:o;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:"Courier New";}
@list l0:level6
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:\F0A7;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:Wingdings;}
@list l0:level7
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:\F0B7;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:Symbol;}
@list l0:level8
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:o;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:"Courier New";}
@list l0:level9
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:\F0A7;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:Wingdings;}
@list l1
        {mso-list-id:2016766822;
        mso-list-type:hybrid;
        mso-list-template-ids:-473284448 67698689 67698691 67698693 67698689 67698691 67698693 67698689 67698691 67698693;}
@list l1:level1
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:\F0B7;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:Symbol;}
@list l1:level2
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:o;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:"Courier New";}
@list l1:level3
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:\F0A7;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:Wingdings;}
@list l1:level4
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:\F0B7;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:Symbol;}
@list l1:level5
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:o;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:"Courier New";}
@list l1:level6
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:\F0A7;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:Wingdings;}
@list l1:level7
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:\F0B7;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:Symbol;}
@list l1:level8
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:o;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:"Courier New";}
@list l1:level9
        {mso-level-number-format:bullet;
        mso-level-text:\F0A7;
        mso-level-tab-stop:none;
        mso-level-number-position:left;
        text-indent:-.25in;
        font-family:Wingdings;}
ol
        {margin-bottom:0in;}
ul
        {margin-bottom:0in;}
--></style><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml>
<o:shapedefaults v:ext="edit" spidmax="1026" />
</xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml>
<o:shapelayout v:ext="edit">
<o:idmap v:ext="edit" data="1" />
</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]-->
</head>
<body lang="EN-US" link="#0563C1" vlink="#954F72">
<div class="WordSection1">
<p class="MsoNormal">IMMS is seeking a full-time post-doctoral researcher to support ongoing wild dolphin population studies and development of additional projects
<span style="color:black">appropriate to the mission of IMMS.</span>  <span style="color:black">
Duties will include data analyses, preparation of peer-reviewed manuscripts for publication, writing grant proposals, coordination and participation in collaborative research, and preparation of research reports for state and federal agencies. 
</span>The successful applicant will also participate in other research projects at IMMS including diamondback terrapin and sea turtle research.  Other activities include, but are not limited to dolphin and sea turtle stranding response and necropsy and education
 and outreach activities at IMMS.  <o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><o:p> </o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Job Title: </b>Post-Doctoral Researcher<b><o:p></o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Organization: </b>The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS)
<b><o:p></o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Location: </b>Gulfport, MS<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Job Category: </b>Full-time, salary<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Salary: </b>Commensurate with experience<b><o:p></o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Last Date to Apply:</b> Open until filled<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><o:p> </o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Preferred Qualifications and Skills:<o:p></o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>U.S. citizenship or permanent residency status<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Ph.D. in biological or environmental science or comparable program<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Experience writing grant proposals<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Experience writing and publishing scientific manuscripts<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Thorough understanding of statistical analyses and population dynamics including modern analytical and modeling approaches<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Experience with scientific data collection and management including quality control procedures for ensuring data accuracy<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Experience with computer programs Microsoft Access and Excel, Darwin, and ArcGIS 
<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Experience operating and maintaining water quality instrumentation, GPS devices, digital cameras, boats, and jet skis 
<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Ability to work in physically demanding environments (e.g., cold weather, extreme heat, rain, humidity, prolonged exposure to biting insects)<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Attention to detail in all facets of work <o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Ability to work closely with a team of researchers<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Excellent communication skills <o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Excellent writing skills<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Positive attitude, enthusiasm, and established work ethic<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Benefits:<o:p></o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Full-time employment for a minimum of two years <b>
<o:p></o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Chance to contribute to an ongoing bottlenose dolphin photo-identification project in an understudied region within the northern Gulf of Mexico<b><o:p></o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Opportunities to participate in a variety of research projects and education programs at IMMS<b><o:p></o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast" style="text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2">
<![if !supportLists]><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">·<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">        
</span></span></span><![endif]>Opportunities to design and develop future research projects at IMMS<b><o:p></o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:black">The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies is an equal opportunity employer. You can learn more about the Institute at
</span><a href="http://www.imms.org/">www.imms.org</a><span class="MsoHyperlink"><span style="text-decoration:none">. 
</span></span>To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Jonathan Pitchford at
<a href="mailto:jpitchford@imms.org">jpitchford@imms.org</a><span style="color:black">.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
</div>
</body>
</html>