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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Postdoctoral Investigator to join the Ocean Acoustics and Signals Laboratory in the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering (AOPE) Department.  This is a regular, full-time, exempt position and is eligible for full benefits. The initial appointments will be for 24 months, and continuance will be determined by performance and available funding. The project will investigate underwater sound propagation physics and ocean acoustic technologies to sense, characterize and analyze marine environments. Research will be conducted both in the laboratory and at 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 via the appropriate fields in the application with a research statement describing research accomplishments, current work, future direction and career goals; a complete curriculum vitae; up to three relevant publications; and a cover letter that contains the contact information of at least three references.   Applications will be reviewed starting 9/1/2021.
Job ID
2021-1538
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Director of Award Management & Systemsto join the Grants & Contract Services Department. This position serves as the main point of contact and liaison, working collaboratively with other departments across the Institution in the administration of sponsored projects. Reports to the CFO. Peers in Research Administration are leads of Pre-Award and Agreements & Compliance areas. The role will primarily be onsite, however a flexible work arrangement is available for the successful candidate. Candidates located throughout the northeastern area are encouraged to apply. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.
Job ID
2021-1535
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution welcomes an Administrative Associate to join the Biology Department to assist with coordinating and supporting the activities related to research funding requests in the Department.  In addition to providing day-to-day administrative support for the scientific staff, the successful candidate will provide experienced and knowledgeable support focused on the preparation of grant and contract proposals. This includes budgeting and proposal package assembly, while ensuring compliance with agency and Institution policy.   Reporting to the Department Administrator, the Administrative Associate will provide administrative support to the Department Administrator, Principal Investigators (PIs) and technical staff, mainly in pre-award activities. This position will provide key support to a fast-paced, dynamic group with varied scientific funding sponsors. The ideal candidate has the ability to coordinate multiple tasks/projects, has great attention to detail, works independently and under pressure, uses tact and discretion, and maintains superior organizational skills. Successful candidates will have the ability to function as a team member while taking initiative and ownership of assigned duties and projects.   The internal working title for this position is Administrative Associate I.  It is recommended that the successful candidate submit work samples, which can include a Power-Point, Spreadsheet, Memo and/or Procedure that demonstrates an ability to perform the essential functions listed below.     
Job ID
2021-1534
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Plumber to join the Facilities Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.   Reporting to the Plant Supervisor, this position is responsible for overseeing, inspecting, repairing, and installing all plumbing equipment and related facility process systems within a group of Institution buildings and laboratories to ensure safe and efficient continued scientific and administrative operations. Systems include HVAC, refrigeration, chilled and hot water, pumps, motors, filtration, etc.; maintains compliance with state/local building and heating/cooling codes and regulations. Through training and/or work experience, is skilled in plumbing, enabling the application of technical knowledge to perform assigned tasks independent of supervision; unusual and unprecedented situations are reviewed with Plant Supervisor.   The internal working titles for this position could be either Plant Mechanic or Sr. Plant Mechanic. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate’s level of education & experience.          
Job ID
2021-1533
Category
Facilities/Trades
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a HVAC / Refrigeration Technician to join the Facilities Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.   Reporting to the Plant Supervisor, this position is responsible for overseeing, inspecting, repairing, and installing all HVACR equipment and related facility process systems within a group of Institution buildings and laboratories to ensure safe and efficient continued scientific and administrative operations. Systems include HVAC, refrigeration, and chilled and hot water; maintains compliance with state/local building and heating/cooling codes and regulations. Through training and/or work experience, is skilled in HVACR, enabling the application of technical knowledge to perform assigned tasks.   The internal working titles for this position could be either Plant Mechanic or Sr. Plant Mechanic. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate’s level of education & experience.
Job ID
2021-1532
Category
Facilities/Trades
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is currently searching for a Postdoctoral Investigator to join the Physical Oceanography Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position for one year with the possibility of 1-year extension and is eligible for full benefits.   Research will involve studying three-dimensional Lagrangian motion in eddies and fronts and its biogeochemical implications. The postdoc will be expected to participate in ship-based fieldwork, in analyzing observations, and using three-dimensional modeling for process understanding. The project offers scope to explore ocean submesoscale dynamics, microbial planktonic distributions, and will further understanding of pathways for subduction from the upper ocean, It is funded by ONR, is an international collaboration and involves several PIs. 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 thriving postdoctoral community with formal mentoring and career guidance programs. While the primary focus is research, the postdoctoral investigator will have an opportunity to participate in educational and outreach activities associated with the project.   APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:   Along with completing the appropriate fields in the application, please upload the following documents:  a cover letter, cv (resume) that includes the names and contacts of at least 3 references, statement describing research interests and career goals, up to three relevant publications (or preprints).    Applications will begin to be reviewed September 1 and until the position is filled. To be eligible for this position, applicants should not have previously held a postdoc position for more than three years. Please contact Amala Mahadevan (amala@whoi.edu) with any questions about the position.    
Job ID
2021-1530
Category
Science/Research
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 regular, full-time time, exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of a one-year extension depending on performance and funding availability.   We invite applications for a postdoctoral researcher in the area of environmental metabolomics and/or environmental analytical chemistry. The Kujawinski lab uses analytical chemistry to explore the intersection of microbial biology and chemistry within marine systems.   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/contact information of three potential  recommendation letter writers uploaded as a separate cover letter.   Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until position is filled. Inquiries should be addressed to ekujawinski@whoi.edu.
Job ID
2021-1527
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Shuttle Driver to join the Facilities Department. This is a regular, casual, non-exempt position, and is eligible for casual benefits.   Reporting to the Distribution Supervisor and under general direction provides transportation to and from our Quissett campus to our Village Campus.   The consistent shift for this position is 1:30-4 pm every Friday and pick up additional hours as needed.  This position will be approximately 4-19 hours a week depending on the needs of the organization.
Job ID
2021-1524
Category
Facilities/Trades
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Research Assistantto join the Biology Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.   We are seeking a highly motivated individual with prior laboratory and field experience to assist with multiple research projects.  The successful candidate will serve as the main point of contact and coordinator of Don Anderson’s lab at WHOI, and will be expected to oversee, carry out, and troubleshoot/refine laboratory techniques and approaches as needed, and will help other students/lab members with their research.  This position involves supervisory responsibilities for a part-time helper, co-supervision of a research assistant, and helping to supervise summer guest students.  The successful candidate will be involved with multiple ongoing research programs on harmful algal blooms, including projects to characterize the species diversity and structure of Gambierdiscus communities using fluorescent in situ hybridization, assess the distribution and toxicity of Alexandrium blooms in the Gulf of Maine and Arctic regions, and evaluate bloom mitigation using clay flocculation.  In addition, this RA will oversee lab-based physiology experiments and culturing efforts. This person also will also be expected to train other students and investigators in these techniques, and to assist other researchers in our lab with their projects as necessary.    Specific field requirements include participating in a month-long oceanographic research cruise in Arctic waters as well as participation in an annual oceanographic research cruise in the Gulf of Maine.  Please visit the Anderson lab’s web-page for more information about our research programs:  https://www2.whoi.edu/site/andersonlab/     This position is full-time and is renewable annually depending on performance and funding availability. On-line application forms should be submitted, along with a detailed cover letter that outlines your prior experience as it pertains to this position and full curriculum vitae including contact information for three references.  The position is available immediately.  We would like to have the new hire in place by the end of 2021 (or earlier), so please state your availability in the cover letter.  The hiring level will be commensurate with experience.   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
2021-1517
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Technology Trade and Export Officer (TTEO) to join the Administration Department for less than 20 hours per week. This is a casual, non-exempt position, and is eligible for casual benefits. Reporting to the Woods Hole Operational Security Manager, the TTEO is responsible for engaging with scientific and engineering researchers to facilitate adherence to appropriate regulations and laws regarding trade, export, important, and acquisitions. In particular, the TTEO is the focal point for sensitive trade, export, and acquisitions efforts across the Institution.
Job ID
2021-1516
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Machinist to join the Facilities Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.   This position performs routine and production machining of metals and plastics.
Job ID
2021-1515
Category
Facilities/Trades
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Security Guard to join the Facilities Department.This is a regular, half-time, non-exempt position and is eligible for full benefits.   Under direct supervision, performs routine security checks during the night and on weekends throughout the entire Institution.   Shift: Saturday & Sunday 8 am - 4 pm & Wednesday, 12 am - 8 am with opportunity to pick up additonal shifts.
Job ID
2021-1512
Category
Facilities/Trades
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Senior Business Analyst to join the Information Services department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position and is eligible for full benefits.   Reporting to the Senior Manager, Business Systems, the Senior Business Analyst will work primarily with internal G&A (Finance, HR, Legal, Development, Facilities, Ship Operations, etc.) customers in support of the ERP system and related business applications. The successful candidate will identify requirements, assist in the development of practical solutions, and troubleshoot problems while working in collaboration with customers and fellow IS associates. This position utilizes extensive experience to provide high level technical support to the community as well as mentorship to the Business Systems group and acts as a back-up to the Senior Manager, Business Systems in his/her absence.
Job ID
2021-1510
Category
Information Technology
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for an Electrical Engineering Technician to join the Applied Ocean Physics and 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 assembly environment primarily supporting the Applied Propagation Physics (APP) group in the Ocean Acoustics & Signals Laboratory (OASL) of the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering (AOP&E) Department.  This role will also support the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Electrical Engineering Laboratory and the AVAST (Autonomous Vehicle and Sensor Technology) program.  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, as well as a variety of satellite based, and line of site telemetry. The AVAST program is an initiative providing subject matter expertise and specialized fabrication and testing spaces for multiple highly technical projects at WHOI.   The primary role of this position is that of an Engineering Assistant in an electronics assembly environment reporting to a Research or Senior Engineer from the individual project.  Responsibilities include; building new electro-mechanical assemblies, and wiring harnesses, maintenance, testing, troubleshooting, and repair of all electronic, electrical, and computer-based equipment.  Skill level requirements vary from electronics troubleshooting, to board or component-level repair.  Candidate must be familiar with most electronics test equipment; oscilloscopes, multi-meters, and command line interfaces.   3D-AT: https://www.whoi.edu/press-room/news-release/whoi-awarded-1-million-3d-acoustic-telescope/   The internal working title for this position could be Engineering Assistant III.  
Job ID
2021-1509
Category
Engineering
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for an Electrical Engineerto 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 Applied Propagation Physics (APP) group in the Ocean Acoustics & Signals Laboratory (OASL) of the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering (AOP&E) Department.  This role will also support the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Electrical Engineering Laboratory and the AVAST (Autonomous Vehicle and Sensor Technology) program.  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, as well as a variety of satellite based, and line of site telemetry. The AVAST program is an initiative providing subject matter expertise and specialized fabrication and testing spaces for multiple highly-technical projects at WHOI.   The primary role of this position is that of an Electrical Test 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 to complete these duties.  Candidate must be familiar with a wide variety of electronics test equipment; oscilloscopes, multi-meters, and command line interfaces.    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.  
Job ID
2021-1508
Category
Engineering
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
The National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (NOSAMS) facility at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is seeking a Research Associate or Research Specialist for the maintenance, development, and operation of two 14C Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) systems. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position and is eligible for full benefits.   The first AMS system is based upon a 500 kV Pelletron accelerator and incorporates both a conventional graphite sputter source and a unique, gas-accepting, microwave ion source. The second AMS system is based upon a 2.5 MV Tandetron. The Tandetron system is scheduled to be retired in 2022 to be replaced by a Mini Carbon Dating System (MiCaDaS) currently under construction at Ionplus AG. The new MiCaDaS system comes with several sample-to-gas-to ion source interfaces to allow enhanced NOSAMS capabilities and unique research directions.   The level of appointment and supervision will depend on the candidate’s relevant prior experience. The candidate will work within the NOSAMS team to provide high quality 14C measurements and expertise to the ocean science community, and to enhance NOSAMS capabilities. In particular, the candidate is expected to assist in the operation and maintenance of the AMS system for sample analyses to obtain the highest quality measurements. Participation in technology development in one or more of the following topics is anticipated: accelerator physics, ion source operation, ion optics, and sample-to-source interfaces.   The internal working title for this position could be either Research Associate III or Research Specialist. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education & experience. 
Job ID
2021-1502
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering (AOPE) Department plans to hire a Administrative Associate to assist with coordinating and supporting the activities and functions of the Department research enterprise.  The successful candidate will provide experienced and knowledgeable administration support of grants and contracts, executing tasks related to the whole life cycle of the project, from the initial proposal phase through award and close out. The role includes financial monitoring, forecasting, and reporting elements associated with research projects, as well as day-to-day administrative support for scientific and engineering staff.  The work is varied and rewarding.   Reporting to the Department Administrator, the Administrative Associate will provide complex administrative support to the Department Administrator, Principal Investigators (PIs) and technical staff related to both pre- and post-award related activities. This position will provide key support to a fast-paced, dynamic group with varied scientific and engineering funding sponsors. The ideal candidate has the ability to coordinate multiple tasks/projects, work independently and under pressure, use tact and discretion, and maintain superior organizational skills. Successful applicants will have the ability to function as a team member while taking initiative and ownership of assigned duties and projects.   The internal working title for this position is Administrative Associate I.   
Job ID
2021-1498
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is searching for a qualified Administrative Assistantto join the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering department.  This position will provide day-to-day administrative support for scientific and engineering staff. This position offers opportunity for growth and promotion. This is a regular, half-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits.   The internal working title for this position is Administrative Assistant II. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education and experience.
Job ID
2021-1497
Category
Administrative
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Postdoctoral Investigatorto join the Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits. The initial appointment will be for one year with possible second and third year extension(s) contingent on performance and funding.   We are looking to hire a highly-motivated and independent scientist for Postdoctoral Investigator position in the Saito laboratory of the Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. The postdoctoral position is part of a NIH funded project on understanding the metallome of bacteria.   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.   Application materials should be submitted online to the appropriate fields in the application with a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, brief statement of research interests and career goals, up to three relevant publications, and names and contact information for at least three references (to be uploaded as a separate cover letter). Position is available immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by August 31, 2021 but applicants will be considered until the position is filled.
Job ID
2021-1491
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for Seasonal Part Time Helpers and Laboratory Assistants to join the Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Department for the 2021 summer period (June - August). 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
2021-1473
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole