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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a temporary relief QMED Oiler to join the Ship Operations Department. This is a temporary, casual, non-exempt position, and is eligible for casual benefits.   Reporting to the Engineering Officer on Watch, assists engineers with the proper operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment, performs general engine room duties, and stands watches.
Job ID
2021-1603
Category
Marine Crew
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a temporary relief First Assistant Engineer to join the Ship Operations Department. The assignment date range will be 4/5/2022 to 7/15/2022. This is a temporary, casual, non-exempt position, and is eligible for casual benefits.   Reporting to the Chief Engineer and assisting with duties, the First Assistant Engineer is responsible for the proper operation, maintenance, and safety of all engine department machinery, equipment, and spaces; for the conduct and performance of engine personnel; and for economical use of consumable supplies and stores.
Job ID
2021-1601
Category
Marine Crew
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Research Assistant to join the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department.  The Research Assistant will participate in a research cruise from January to March 2022. This position is temporary, casual, non-exempt and eligible for casual benefits.   The Research Assistant will assist at sea with the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Sentry deployments, recoveries and data processing. The cruise, on the R/V Thompson (U. Washington) will depart San Diego on or around January 14, 2022, and sail south for about 9 days to the GOFAR transform fault (4 degrees south) and will be on station for about a month. We then sail back to San Diego.   Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.   The internal title for this position is Research Assistant I.
Job ID
2021-1598
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Research Assistant to join the Biology Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.   Under close supervision, is responsible for the care and maintenance of the Institution’s zebrafish (Danio rerio) research facility. Also provides assistance with experimental work and sample analysis involving zebrafish. Excellent communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently, effectively, and productively are required. The successful candidate needs to work as part of a team and be able to coordinate effectively with the zebrafish facility users. This is a Woods Hole, land based position.   The internal working title of this position will be Research Assistant I/II.
Job ID
2021-1597
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is seeking to grow its scientific, tenure-track staff * with up to 10 new hires to join the Institution. We are seeking candidates at all ranks with potential to complement or diversify our existing strengths in any of our six academic departments: Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering, Biology, Geology & Geophysics, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, Marine Policy, and Physical Oceanography. We invite expansive interpretations of our research, teaching, and scholarly pursuits and welcome interdisciplinary approaches.   WHOI is located on Cape Cod in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, a world-renowned center of excellence in marine, biomedical, and environmental science, with proximity to the research hubs of Boston, MA and Providence, RI. Its mission is to advance our understanding of the ocean and its interaction with the Earth system, and to communicate this understanding for the benefit of society. WHOI is the largest private, non-profit oceanographic institution in the world, with staff and students numbering approximately 1,000. Together with an additional ~500 affiliated personnel associated with the scientific endeavors of the Institution, WHOI is home to a vibrant scientific community that has a strong international component.   WHOI offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes but is not limited to relocation assistance, medical and dental plans, childcare subsidy, housing assistance, tuition assistance, an employer contribution retirement plan, vacation time, flexible scheduling, and family illness days. The Institution also provides dual career services for assisting the applicant’s spouse or partner should they be impacted by your career decision. We have a dedicated team who will work with applicants to identify and explore available options within WHOI and the broader Woods Hole community, as well as in Boston and Providence.   *Tenure-track staff are positions equivalent to ladder-rank professorial posts and tenure-track group leader positions.  
Job ID
2021-1595
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is seeking a qualifed Sr. Administrative Assistantto join the Human Resources (HR) Department.  This position provides critical administrative support for the Human Resources staff, and provides important customer service to employees and the WHOI Community at large. In many points of contact, this position is the “first WHOI impression” for inquiries from candidates and importantly for new employees joining the Institution. This position is the central hub of the team, working to support the various HR disciplines by performing a variety of administrative tasks.  This is a regular, full-time position and is eligible for full benefits.     The internal working title for this position could be Sr. Administrative Assistant I or Sr. Administrative Assistant II, and the final title will be determined commensurate with the candidates skills and experience.  
Job ID
2021-1593
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for an Mooring Fabricator to join the Physical Oceanography Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits. The role of the position is to work with the Mooring Lab team, contributing to the fabrication of deep ocean moorings and preparing equipment to support the research conducted by the oceanographic community. This position will require the selected candidate to work onsite.   The internal working title for this position could be either Engineering Assistant I or Engineering Assistant II. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education and experience.  
Job ID
2021-1591
Category
Engineering
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to temporarily support our FInance & Accounting Department due to a leave of absence.  As a member of the Accounts Payable Team, this position is responsible for reviewing invoices timely for accuracy and completeness, and processing invoices for payment in an automated workflow system. This role examines records of amounts due to make sure invoices are paid according to terms and discounts taken. Coordinates the accounts payable (AP) function within established Institution policies.  Performs the appropriate data entry into our accounting and internal systems.     This is a temporary, full-time position and is eligible for limited benefits.  The duration of this assignment is anticipated to be between 3 - 6 months with possibility of extension depending on the needs of the department.  We are open to a hybrid working model where the successful hire can be remote for some days and then onsite for the rest.  We anticipate needing onsite presence during an initial training period.
Job ID
2021-1590
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a temporary relief Chief Mateto join the Ship Operations Department. This is a temporary, casual, non-exempt position, and is eligible for casual benefits.    Reporting to the Master, the Chief Mate is head of the Deck Department, and assumes responsibility and command of ship in absence or disability of Master; is responsible for personnel, and the proper operation, maintenance, and safety of equipment and spaces under Deck Department jurisdiction; shares responsibility of handling scientific gear with Chief Scientist.
Job ID
2021-1589
Category
Marine Crew
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a temporary relief Third Assistant Engineer to join the Ship Operations Department. The assignment date range will be 2/5/2022 to 3/18/2022.  This is a temporary, casual, non-exempt position, and is eligible for casual benefits.    Reporting to Chief Engineer, is responsible for the proper operation of the main propulsion and ship's service generators and, during watch, of the main engines; also supervises un-licensed watch stander.
Job ID
2021-1588
Category
Marine Crew
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is currently searching for an Engineering Technician to join the Operational Scientific Services Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.   The internal working titles for this position could be either Engineering Assistant III or Sr. Engineering Assistant I.  The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate’s level of education & experience:   Engineering Assistant III: Reporting to the Operations Manager of the Shipboard Scientific Services Group (SSSG), this position provides at-sea electronic and mechanical technical support for science programs utilizing WHOI ships. The individual selected will be expected to perform with minimum supervision, tackling both routine and non-routine assignments on their own initiative.    Senior Engineering Assistant I: Reporting to the Operations Manager of the Shipboard Scientific Services Group (SSSG), this position provides at-sea electronic and mechanical technical support for science programs utilizing WHOI ships. The individual selected will be expected to perform with little supervision, tackling both routine non-routine assignments their own initiative.  Incumbents will assist with training of other Marine Technicians (Engineering Assistant IIIs).   THIS IS PRIMARILY A SEA-GOING POSITION AND REQUIRES AS MUCH AS 8 MONTHS PER YEAR ABOARD RESEARCH VESSELS.  THERE IS NO NEED TO RELOCATE TO THE WOODS HOLE AREA (travel costs to ships is generally covered by WHOI).
Job ID
2021-1581
Category
Engineering
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a temporary relief QMED Oiler to join the Ship Operations Department. This is a temporary, casual, non-exempt position, and is eligible for casual benefits. This position requires you toprovide proof that you are fully covid vaccinated. Fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks after your second shot.  The Moderna, Pfizer and J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccines are accepted.   Reporting to the Engineering Officer on Watch, assists engineers with the proper operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment, performs general engine room duties, and stands watches.
Job ID
2021-1580
Category
Marine Crew
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a temporary relief Cookto join the Ship Operations Department.  The position will start January 10th 2022 for aproximately 3 months. This is a temporary, casual, non-exempt position, and is eligible for casual benefits. This position requires you toprovide proof that you are fully covid vaccinated. Fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks after your second shot.  The Moderna, Pfizer and J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccines are accepted.   Reports to the Steward; Assists Steward in preparation of menus and daily meals; Assists Steward in maintenance of adequate inventory, and preparation of requisitions. Works with Steward and Mess Attendant to insure sanitary conditions of the galley and all departmental spaces.
Job ID
2021-1579
Category
Marine Crew
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Research Assistant to join the Biology Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.   The successful applicant will support annual deployments of instrument platforms, including maintenance of electrical and communication systems, transport of platforms by trailer to deployment sites, and organization for and participation in multiple research cruises per year. The individual may also be asked to coordinate additional field surveys on an as-needed basis.  Good troubleshooting skills, effective time management, ability to work independently, and attention to detail are essential.   The Brosnahan lab at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is seeking a new member for its technical team. The successful candidate will be hired as a Research Assistantat a grade that is commensurate with their level of training and experience. This person will support efforts to deploy in situ imaging and toxin measurement sensors to support research efforts throughout the U.S. and abroad. Prior experience in sensor applications and development, computer networking, and/or mooring deployments is desirable but not required. Candidates should have relevant experience in biological oceanography, phytoplankton research, and operation/maintenance of small boats.   The lab currently deploys or supports installation of robotic instruments and observatory platforms in the Gulf of Maine (GOM), Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Florida. These include installations of the Imaging FlowCytobot (IFCB) and the Environmental Sample Processor (ESP), both manufactured by McLane Research Labs, Inc. (MRL, Falmouth, MA). These sensors are deployed from various platforms including moorings, observatory barges, and autonomous boats.   The internal working title for this position could be either Research Assistant II or Research Assistant III. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education & experience. 
Job ID
2021-1576
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join the Ocean Bottom Seismometer Instrument Center (OBSIC, https://obsic.whoi.edu) within the Geology and Geophysics Department. This is a regular, casual, non-exempt position, and is eligible for casual benefits. The internal working title for this position could be either Part-time Helper or Laboratory Assistant, and the final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education and experience. The initial term will be up to one year, renewable based on performance and funding availability.   The successful candidate will provide assistance with the assembly and testing of Ocean Bottom Seismographs and related support equipment. With direct supervision, helps an engineering team in all phases of project development related to OBS. Duties may include mechanical assembly, basic electrical assembly, routine laboratory and clerical assignments, organizing parts and supplies, packing and shipping, moving equipment, helping with testing in the lab, on the dock, or on small boats in local waters.   Candidates should have an aptitude and interest in basic mechanical and/or electrical assembly from previous employment, vocational school, high-school projects or hobbies (automobile work, boat building or repair, audio-visual equipment, gaming computers, maker-space 3D printing, etc.). Manual dexterity and familiarity with basic hand tools is highly desirable. Familiarity with computers is desirable. Strongly recommended that you upload a cover letter / This role can be a minumum of 8 hours and up per week.  
Job ID
2021-1574
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is a world leader in all things subsea, from groundbreaking ocean science and discoveries, to cutting edge subsea technology for the government, military and private sector.   The Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is searching for an Electrical Engineerto join the Advanced Engineering Lab (AEL). The AEL comprises a diverse, world class team of engineers working on a wide variety of oceanographic projects including developing optical communication systems for autonomous underwater vehicles and sensors that help scientists and engineers understand the ocean for research and practical applications. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.   The internal working title for this position could be either Engineer I or Engineer II. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education & experience. 
Job ID
2021-1573
Category
Engineering
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Patent Agent to join the Office of Technology Transfer. This is a regular, part-time, exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits. The selected candidate has the option of working remote or onsite.   Reporting to the Assistant Director, Technology Transfer, the Patent Agent is responsible for managing a robust intellectual property portfolio, including intellectual property (IP) record-keeping and database management, IP metrics tracking, Invention disclosures, and iEdison invention reporting. The Patent Agent is registered to prosecute patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Job ID
2021-1572
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is currently searching for a Licensing Associateto join the Office for Technology Transfer. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits. The selected candidate has the option of working a hybrid remote schedule or onsite. The successful candidate must be available for 20-30% travel to both Woods Hole & Boston area as needed.   Reporting to the Assistant Director of Technology Transfer, the Licensing Associate is responsible for the identification of commercially attractive technologies developed by WHOI Inventors, collaboration with WHOI staff to evaluate and prioritize technologies for commercial potential, and development and implementation of strategies for licensing technologies to commercialization partners. The Licensing Associate also have a strong business development role and will leverage industry expertise to foster and deepen key relationships and communications with WHOI researchers and work to advance the development and commercialization of ground-breaking technologies by fostering strategic relationships with industry partners. As a liaison to industry resources, the Licensing Associate will have a service-oriented role, continually developing and effectively communicating a working knowledge of WHOI’s capabilities to the outside world.  This position requires a highly motivated and professional individual who enjoys collaborative opportunities, occasional public speaking, and a dedication to the ocean sciences. A combined strategic and execution-oriented mindset will be most successful in this role.
Job ID
2021-1571
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for an Institution Archivist to join the Library Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits. The Archivist acquires, accessions, arranges, catalogs, preserves and makes accessible the contents of the WHOI Archives.  With little supervision, the successful candidate will work creatively and independently to establish objectives and meet deadlines by demonstrating full competency in one or more areas of information systems as well as developing appropriate solutions to increase access to information.   The internal working title for this position will be Information Systems Associate II or Information Systems Associate III. The final title will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's experience and skills.  
Job ID
2021-1569
Category
Information Technology
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Scientific Illustration Intern to join the Creative Services Department. The temporary Scientific Illustration Intern is a paid internship and will approximately last three (3) months. This is a temporary, casual, non-exempt position, and is eligible for casual benefits. The selected candidate has the option of working remote or onsite.   WHOI Creative Studio is looking for a talented early-career scientific illustrator as part of its dedication to training future generations of ocean science visual communicators. Since the success of the first oceanographic expedition of the HMS Challenger, ocean science has needed visual storytellers to communicate this wild planet-defining feature that connects us all. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is committed to understanding all facets of the ocean by advancing technology and discovery in order to provide unbiased information about the importance of the global ocean and its resources. Scientific communicators play an essential role in this mission as illustrations can be the only way to capture the vastness and complexity of ocean science or ideas.   As a Scientific Illustration Intern, early-career professionals will collaborate with scientific/engineering staff, administrative clients, editors, and marketers to build their skills and portfolios while producing work that aligns with the WHOI mission. The selected candidate will learn how to apply their education in a fast-paced environment to meet the highest quality standard under continuously ambitious deadlines. Work has the potential to be published regularly in a breadth of diverse platforms including scientific publications and/or presentations, whoi.edu, as well as Oceanus magazine.   Only applications including electronic portfolio's will be considered.  When applying, please upload your portfolio to the "Publications" section on the Candidate Profile, which should be on the first screen of your application.  
Job ID
2021-1568
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole