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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Security Guard-Casual to join the Facilities Department.    Under direct supervision, performs routine security checks throughout the entire Institution. This a casual position, and is eligible for casual benefits.   
Job ID
2023-1991
Category
Facilities/Trades
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is currently seeking an experienced Financial Analyst in the Financial Planning & Analysis Department to support Central Services. This position will be a key participant in providing value-added financial/business information and analysis and recommendations for the Institution. The Financial Analyst position will provide routine reporting & analytical support to management and will assist with the annual budget and interim forecasts, including the budgeting system administration and maintenance.  This position has a flexible work arrangement, and can be either hybrid or remote. This is a regular, full-time position, and is eligible for benefits.
Job ID
2023-1988
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Process Improvement Analyst to join the Human Resources department. This position reports into the Manager, Data Analytics & HRIS and is responsible for identifying and implementing improvements to HR processes and workflows. This includes analyzing current practices, designing solutions, and managing change to ensure the Institution's ongoing performance. The role is focused on streamlining and simplifying HR processes, fostering a culture of continuous improvement, and implementing systems and tools to increase productivity and user experience. This is a temporary, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits. This position can be fully remote, on-site, or hybrid.
Job ID
2023-1985
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Information Services Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits. This position is eligible for flexible work arrangements: hybrid partially remote, or fully onsite.   Reporting to the Director, IS Science and Engineering, the Senior Software Engineer will work within with the IS AI and Embedded team to develop, maintain, and enhance software programs, interfaces, and databases required to support the Science and Engineering departments at WHOI.    
Job ID
2023-1984
Category
Information Technology
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Operator and Technician to join the Advanced Engineering Lab within the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for beneļ¬ts. The position will be at the Engineering Assistant II/III or Senior Engineering Assistant level, depending on skills, education, and experience.   This position involves fieldwork in the United States, in the Arctic, and other locations around the world.   The Advanced Engineering Laboratory, located in a waterfront facility in Woods Hole, consists of engineers and technicians who work on a wide range of oceanographic systems including autonomous undersea vehicles, autonomous surface vehicles, underwater acoustics and communications, and complex sensors for physical oceanography, chemistry and biology. Within the lab, multiple groups develop cutting-edge technology for scientific and US Navy applications, and take that technology from initial prototype to complete product.   The AUV Operator will work with an engineering and operations group and will participate in and lead field tests.  This position will support maintenance, testing and repairs to AUV electrical/mechanical systems including power and logic infrastructure as well as other oceanographic instrumentation and support equipment.  The role also includes participation in all aspects of vehicle operations at sea including mission programming, vehicle check out, vehicle monitoring and post mission analysis, including electrical and mechanical troubleshooting in the field as required.
Job ID
2023-1983
Category
Engineering
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Communications Department is looking for a project coordinator/account manager to join our team. This is a full time, exempt position, is eligible for full-time benefits, and reports directly to the Director of Creative and Web, splitting time with the Chief Communications Officer.  Do you want to use your organizational talents to help make a difference in the world? Your opportunity is here. The Communications Department and Creative Studio at the world-renowned Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is seeking a project coordinator/account manager, with a proven track record of turning complex projects into a clear road to success. The right candidate will know how to organize multiple projects, communicate effectively, and be familiar with creative and marketing fields. We work in a fast-paced environment, so the ideal candidate should be able to hit the ground running, balance several different projects at once, and have the ability to work equally well alone or as part of a team.
Job ID
2023-1981
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Postdoctoral Investigator to join the Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department. This is a temporary, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits. The initial appointment will be for two years with the possibility of a third year extension.   Ocean alkalinity enhancement (OAE) is a promising marine carbon dioxide removal approach identified by a recent National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine report. Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Investigator position in developing and executing a scaled series of ship-based ocean alkalinity enhancement field trials. The successful candidate will work with an interdisciplinary set of colleagues in the Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry and Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Departments to select appropriate deployment sites; plan the trials; and analyze and synthesize field data to characterize the alkalinity and carbon budgets of the deployed plumes. Additional opportunities include developing devices and methods for shipboard tracer and alkalinity deployment, understanding the biogeochemical response to the deployment, and synthesizing multiple shipboard data streams to contextualize the trials within the region. The position will entail field and lab work in Massachusetts and opportunities to go to sea.   The institution has a top-rated postdoctoral program (www.whoi.edu/postdoctoral/) that supports a dynamic postdoctoral community with formal mentoring and career guidance programs. While the primary focus of the work will be in research, the Postdoctoral Investigator will have the opportunity to participate in educational and outreach activities associated with the project.   Online application forms should be submitted with a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, and the names of three individuals willing to write a letter of recommendation for the candidate. Applications will be reviewed starting February 15, 2023 and until the position is filled. The position can start immediately. Interested applicants can contact Dr. Adam V. Subhas (asubhas@whoi.edu).
Job ID
2023-1980
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Reporting to the Director, the Business Systems Analyst will work primarily with internal G&A (Finance, HR, Legal, Development, Facilities, etc.) customers in support of s Business Transformation Initiative.  He/she will gather requirements, evaluate products, recommend solutions, implement and integrate systems and resolve problems while working in collaboration with customers and fellow IS associates.This position utilizes extensive knowledge, skills and experience to provide the highest level of technical support and system uptime to the user community as well as mentorship to the Business Systems team. 
Job ID
2023-1979
Category
Information Technology
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is looking for a Supervisor, Accounts Receivable & Billing, to join the Finance Department.   This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits. The Supervisor, Accounts Receivable & Billing will oversee the recording of award billings, drawdowns and collections, ensuring accurate and prompt processing and payment.  
Job ID
2023-1978
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Research Associate to join the Biology Department. This is  a regular, full-time, exempt postion and is eligible for benefits.       Numerical ecosystem modeling of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean   Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) invites applications for a research associate or research specialist (depending on experience) to develop biophysical ecosystem models for application to the Northwest Atlantic marine ecosystem. The research will be directed by Dr. Gregory Britten (WHOI) with potential opportunity to develop independent, externally funded projects. The primary goal of the research is to develop a regional biophysical ecosystem model for the Northeast shelf and broader Northwest Atlantic using size-based and trait-based modeling approaches. The model will build from the ‘Darwin’ ecosystem model developed at MIT. Model development will involve extensive collaboration with MIT researchers and other labs at WHOI, including physical oceanographers, computational scientists, and marine ecologists. Scientific applications of the model (to be carried out in collaboration with this position) will include i) characterization of net primary productivity patterns in the Northwest Atlantic, ii) modeling of zooplankton and ichthyo-planktonic (fish larvae) dynamics in the model, and iii) assimilation/validation with chemical and biological data to generate state estimates for use by ecosystem and fisheries management. A priority will be placed on development of a reproducible software pipeline for coupling physical and biological ocean processes that can be used by graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, PIs, and the broader community. The successful applicant will be involved in all aspects of this research, while primarily responsible for designing and implementing model simulations and associated software. Initial hire is for one year with an option to extend the appointment to a long-term position upon satisfactory progress and continuation of funds.   Depending on experience, we are considering applicants at both the Research Associate III and Research Specialist levels. The characteristics of each position are as follows.   Research Associate III: Requires limited technical supervision; works creatively and independently to establish objectives, meet deadlines, and complete difficult assignments by demonstrating full competency in one or more areas of the scientific investigation; assists substantively in planning technical aspects of experiments as well as identifying and developing techniques for scientific investigations in the laboratory. Applications for Research Associate III should include a cover letter, CV, up to three relevant work examples, and contact information for up to three professional references.   Research Specialist: High degree of independence; applies a broad view of principles and practices in the research setting; contributes substantially to the conception, organization, execution, management, and reporting of significant technological projects. A Research Specialist is recognized within the Institution as an authority in his/her field of specialization or in management of complex projects. Applications for Research Specialist should include a cover letter, CV, up to six relevant work examples, and contact information for up to six professional references.   The position can either be based at WHOI in Woods Hole, MA, or remote. This position is full-time and eligible for benefits. The initial appointment will be for one year with the expectation of renewal for a second year, conditional on satisfactory progress. The possibility of a longer-term appointment is also anticipated depending on job performance.  Funding for this position is available into December 2024, with the possibility of extension.  Start date is flexible with a suggested date of March or April, 2023. Applications from individuals who can improve the representation of diversity in oceanography are particularly encouraged.   Initial consideration will be given to applications received before February 17, 2023, but the position will remain open until it is filled.   Questions about the position are encouraged. Please reach out to Dr. Gregory Britten (gregory.britten@whoi.edu). The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education & experience.     
Job ID
2023-1977
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for an Electrical Engineer to join the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.   The role of this position consists of working in an electronics design and manufacturing environment primarily supporting the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Electrical Engineering Laboratory and the AVAST (Autonomous Vehicle and Sensor Technology) program.  This role will also support the Applied Propagation Physics (APP) group in the Ocean Acoustics & Signals Laboratory (OASL) of the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering (AOP&E) Department.   The work for the OASL-APP group would be the next phase in the development of the 3-Dimensional Acoustic Telescope (3D-AT), upgrading the data collection and signal processing components as well as the power systems. The OOI Electrical Engineering Lab is responsible for maintaining a wide array of electronics, telemetry systems, wiring harnesses, and sub-sea cables.  The electrical hardware consists of distributed embedded systems, Linux single board computers, primary and rechargeable batteries, solar and wind generation, as well as a variety of satellite based, and line of site telemetry.   The primary role of this position is that of an Electrical Engineer, reporting to a Lead Electrical Engineer from the individual project.  Responsibilities include, with limited supervision; design and build of components, develop and implement test procedures, troubleshooting and repair of all electronic, electrical, and computer-based equipment.  Responsibilities may include the management of technicians or engineers to complete these duties.  Candidate must be familiar with a wide variety of electronics test equipment; oscilloscopes, Digital Signal Processors, Frequency generators, PCB design software and command line interfaces.  The AVAST program is an initiative providing subject matter expertise and specialized fabrication and testing spaces for multiple highly-technical projects at WHOI.   3D-AT: https://www.whoi.edu/press-room/news-release/whoi-awarded-1-million-3d-acoustic-telescope/   The internal working title of this position could be Research Engineer or Senior Engineer.        
Job ID
2023-1976
Category
Engineering
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Research Assistant to join the Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department. This is a temporary, casual, non-exempt position, and is not eligible for benefits.   Dr. Zhaohui Aleck Wang’s Lab at WHOI is seeking a motivated individual with prior experience in environmental sampling and chemical sample analysis.  Research in the Wang lab at WHOI aims to better understand the marine/aquatic CO2 system. Specifically, we study ocean acidification, the inorganic carbon cycle in marine and other aquatic systems, and CO2 fluxes across the air-sea interface by developing and deploying cutting-edge in-situ sensors to measure CO2 system parameters, including dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC), pH, partial pressure of CO2 (pCO2), and alkalinity. The Research Assistant will be mentored by Z. Aleck Wang (Associate Scientist, MC&G) and the technician will be a participating member of the lab group.   Funding for this position is available through May of 2023 with the possibility of extension.  
Job ID
2023-1972
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Postdoctoral Investigator to join the Physical Oceanography Department. This is a temporary, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of a one-year extension.   The postdoc would be hired to analyze moored oxygen observations in the subpolar North Atlantic and improve our understanding of biogeochemical cycling and ventilation in this region. This would be achieved through preparing scientific publications and presentations at conferences and seminars. The primary goal of this position is career development, and support will be provided to advance the postdoc’s career goals. The postdoc will gain training and experience in and have opportunities to write their own scientific proposals.   The institution has a top-rated postdoctoral program (www.whoi.edu/postdoctoral/) that supports a dynamic postdoctoral community with formal mentoring and career guidance programs. While the primary focus of the work will be in research, the Postdoctoral Investigator will have the opportunity to participate in educational and outreach activities associated with the project.   Online application forms should be submitted with a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed upon submission.
Job ID
2023-1971
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Postdoctoral Investigator to join the Physical Oceanography Department. This is a temporary, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of a one-year extension.   Research on air-sea interaction using three-dimensional modeling, observational data sets and satellite data. The project offers scope to explore ocean submesoscale dynamics, air-sea coupling at meso- and submeso-scales, ocean and atmosphere boundary layer physics and internal waves, along with opportunities to participate in fieldwork. The project will further the understanding of energy transfer between atmosphere and ocean, and between different spatial and temporal scales in the ocean. The postdoc will play a key role in the design and execution of research and the interpretation of scientific results.   The institution has a top-rated postdoctoral program (www.whoi.edu/postdoctoral/) that supports a dynamic postdoctoral community with formal mentoring and career guidance programs. While the primary focus of the work will be in research, the Postdoctoral Investigator will have the opportunity to participate in educational and outreach activities associated with the project.   Online application forms should be submitted with a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed upon submission.
Job ID
2023-1970
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for an Associate General Counsel, Contracts and Agreements to join the Administration Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits. This position would report to the General Counsel and VP, Business and Legal & CRO.    Assist the General Counsel in providing legal advice and counsel to WHOI. Incumbent has a support role in areas of actual and potential legal liability, including but not limited to, reviewing and drafting contracts, advising on federal contracting rules, regulations, and compliance, interpreting federal and state laws and regulations, interpreting WHOI policies, regulations and rules, developing and drafting policies and procedures, assisting in legal transactions. Work is performed under the administrative direction of the General Counsel with limited supervision and occasional general supervisory review. Provides hands-on counsel to all levels of staff and takes projects to completion. Identifies and analyzes legal issues, drafts documents, presents clear recommendation to staff, senior leadership, and assures legal compliance.   This is a hybrid role, 2-3 days per week required on site. 
Job ID
2023-1968
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently looking for a Robotics Engineer  to join the WARPLab in the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.   WARPLab (http://warp.whoi.edu)  is developing novel approaches to monitor complex marine ecosystems using underwater robots, AI, and machine learning. Ideal candidates will have demonstrable experience with software development in the context of robotics and computer vision. Prior experience with marine or field robotics is desirable but not required. The main technologies used by lab include: C/C++, Python, ROS, PyTorch, and OpenCV.   Please include links to code samples with the application.   Job Summary   Engineer II:   With some supervision to achieve assigned objectives, identifies and participates in engineering projects in support of scientific and research activities through the demonstration of one or more specialized skills. Will be expected to work on tasks requiring creativity and independent thinking, along with a proven understanding of fundamental research and engineering principles.   Research Engineer:   With little supervision, works creatively and independently to establish objectives, meet deadlines, and complete difficult engineering assignments by demonstrating full competency in one or more engineering areas; assists substantively in planning technical aspects of experiments, as well as design, testing, and use of major system components.   The internal working title for this position could be either Engineer II or Research Engineer. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education & experience.   
Job ID
2023-1966
Category
Engineering
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching forPart Time Helpers and Laboratory Assistants to join the Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Department for the 2023 summer period (June - August) or perhaps for a longer period. These positions are non-exempt, casual and are not eligible for benefits.   With direct supervision, performs routine laboratory and clerical assignments.  In general, duties will include washing laboratory glassware, general lab organization and maintenance, data entry, and other project-specific duties as required.   *Position level will be based on the selected candidates' education and experience.  
Job ID
2023-1965
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is searching for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Embedded Software Engineer to join the Scibotics Lab within the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department (AOPE). This is a regular full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.   The Scibotics Lab at WHOI develops autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and new capabilities with innovations in hardware and software that help scientists and society better understand the ocean. We invented the SharkCam, an AUV that locates, tracks, and films marine animals like the North Atlantic white shark.  Our team strives to develop non-proprietary software that is accessible to the wider scientific community. Although our focus is on AUVs and their applications, our team works with ROVs, UAVs, biologger tags and novel sensor development such as the midwater oil sampler.    In the spring of 2023, we are opening a brand new, cutting edge robotics lab in WHOI's newest building: The David Center for Ocean Innovation.  Our team has access to cutting-edge maker space equipment, large test tanks, advanced machining, and collaborative collision spaces just to name a few.    We are seeking a highly motivated software engineer to join our team and help us develop embedded software for a series of ambitious projects: protecting the arctic from environmental damage with an AUV capable of detecting and mapping out oil spills under ice; marine megafauna following algorithms in the deep sea; benthic habitat surveys in rough terrain; obstacle avoidance in and around wind turbines; and much more.  The ideal candidate will both contribute to existing ideas and technologies as well as bring their own creative ideas to our lab.    You will help the team by:   - Developing ROS nodes to interface with various instruments such as sonars, navigation systems, and depth sensors attached to an embedded Linux computer - Designing autonomous navigation, perception, and mapping behaviors to allow the vehicle to respond to environmental stimuli like the presence of oil droplets or obstacles - Developing ROS-based interfaces for AUV data and control management - Writing and utilizing software tests, including unit tests and functional tests using tools such as Gazebo - Building visualization and user interface software that allows users to interact with the data being passed through the ROS interfaces - Integrating the vehicle’s computers with other hardware components such as GPS sensors, power management units, custom digital circuit boards, etc. - Participating in at-sea expeditions as well as local field operations and testing on large and small boats - Operating the vehicle during field deployments and testing   We value candidates who excel in multidisciplinary contexts; our ideal candidate will bring both software and electrical engineering experience, but will be prepared to step out of their comfort zone to contribute wherever challenges arise.   A successful candidate, with little supervision, works creatively and independently to establish objectives, meet deadlines, and complete difficult engineering assignments by demonstrating full competency in one or more engineering areas; assists substantively in planning technical aspects of new developments, as well as design, testing, and use of major system components. The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.  We are looking for a team player who values open and frequent communication.   The ideal candidate would fit many (but not necessarily all) of the following qualifications..   - 3+ years of software development experience in Python and/or C++ - Experience developing software using ROS, LCM, or a comparable robotics middleware - Experience working with embedded Linux systems (Raspberry Pi, etc.) - Working knowledge of robotics system design (navigation and planning methods, sensing technologies, perception algorithms, etc.) - Familiarity with electronics: RS-232 communication, microcontrollers, DC power distribution, acoustic transducers, sonar, oscilloscopes, CPU BIOS configuration - Familiarity with oceanographic sensing technology such as sonar, ADCPs and IMU’s - Experience creating graphical user interfaces (GUIs) or data visualization tools - Experience with version control within a team software development environment.   The internal working title for this position could be either Engineer II or Research Engineer.  The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate’s level of education and experience.  
Job ID
2023-1958
Category
Engineering
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Join our team studying the paleoclimate and marine geochemistry! Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Research Assistant to join the Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.  This position is available for a period of up to two years from date of hire, with funding available through December 2025.  Desired approximate start date is March, 1 2023 or sooner.   We are seeking a scientifically curious, reliable, and detail-oriented individual to assist with a variety of lab- and field-related activities in the Hines and Dunlea labs. Our labs perform cutting-edge research on long-term climate change and how it relates to the ocean over major climate transitions.  The individual will assist with general research needs and activities. Responsibilities for prepping samples (fossil deep-sea corals, foraminifera, seawater, porewaters, and marine sediment from around the world) for analysis would include acid-cleaning labware; high precision weighing; pipetting; acid digestions; flux fusion digestions; and elemental separation for isotopic analysis. An ideal candidate would be diligent about documenting protocols used, data entry, and visualization of experimental results. Additional responsibilities would include analyzing element concentrations and isotopic ratios on mass or emission spectrometers under the supervision of facility staff and up-dating and maintaining a comprehensive database of marine sediment geochemistry.   Online application forms should be submitted with a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please include information about your previous lab experience, previous experience with Excel and/or other programming languages, and why you are interested in this position.  Also include contact information for at least 3 individuals who are willing to provide a reference for you.   This is a two-year position that could be an opportunity to help recent college/university graduates develop skills and transition into the geosciences workforce or graduate school.    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
2023-1954
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Postdoctoral Investigators to join the Biology Department to study marine planktonic ecosystems. This is a regular, full-time exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits. The initial appointment is from April 1, 2023 until September 1, 2023 with the possibility of a year continuation.   The institution has a top-rated postdoctoral program (www.whoi.edu/postdoctoral/) that supports a dynamic postdoctoral community with formal mentoring and career guidance programs. While the primary focus of the work will be in research, the Postdoctoral Investigator will have the opportunity to participate in educational and outreach activities associated with the project.   Online application forms should be submitted with a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references. Applications will be reviewed upon submission.
Job ID
2023-1952
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole