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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Research Assistant to join the Geology & Geophysics Department. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.   The National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (NOSAMS) Facility is looking for a Research Assistant to join our team. Characteristic duties are to log NOSAMS’ sample submissions for radiocarbon analysis and press graphite samples into cathodes for AMS 14C measurements.   Research Assistant II: With some supervision, employs established laboratory procedures, standard equipment, and fundamental concepts to conduct research tasks determined by field of study and scope of individual research project.   Research Assistant III: With little supervision, applies a broad knowledge of laboratory principles, equipment, and procedures to the completion of moderately difficult assignments determined by field of study and scope of individual research project.   *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
2020-1280
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Data Manager  to join the Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.    The National Science Foundation (NSF) created the Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO) in 2006 to serve principal investigators funded through the NSF Biology and Chemistry Oceanography Sections.  The main goal of the office is to support the scientific research community through increased accessibility to oceanographic data.   The internal working titles for this position could be Information Systems AssociateI or Information Systems Associate II, and the final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education & experience.   
Job ID
2020-1275
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Research Assistant/Research Associate to join the Physical Oceanography Department.  This is a regular full-time position, and is eligible for benefits.   This research professional will work closely to maintain operational oceanographic and meteorological instrumentation for on-going long-term monitoring studies as well as shorter term process studies.  This position will organize and carry out field deployments of sensors and sensing systems at remote land-based sites/offshore fixed structures, onboard oceanographic research vessels, and analyze data from field sensors to produce curated data products.   The internal working titles for this position could be either Research Assistant III, Research Associate I or Research Associate II. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education and experience.    
Job ID
2020-1273
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is currently searching for a Postdoctoral Investigator to join the Geology & Geophysics Department. This is a temporary (one-year), full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.   The successful candidate must be able and willing to travel internationally and conduct up to 12 weeks of drilling fieldwork in northern Botswana.   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.    
Job ID
2020-1265
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for two Postdoctoral Investigators to join the Ocean Acoustics and Signals Laboratory in the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering (AOPE) Department.  These are temporary, full-time, exempt positions, and are eligible for benefits. The initial appointments will be for 18 to 24 months. The project will investigate ocean acoustic technologies to sense, characterize and anaylize physical oceanographic environments and/or biological ecosystems. 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 with a cover letter describing research interests and career goals, a complete curriculum vitae, up to three relevant publications, and the contact information of at least three references. Applications will be reviewed starting Feb 15, 2020 and until the position is filled.
Job ID
2020-1257
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 Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Department for the 2020 summer period (May - August 2020). These positions are non-exempt, casual and are not eligible for benefits.   With direct supervision, performs routine laboratory and clerical assignments.
Job ID
2020-1240
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
The Department of Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (http://www.whoi.edu/main/aope) invites qualified candidates to apply for one or more tenure-track or tenured scientific staff positions to initiate new and expand existing programs in field robotics and machine learning with applications to marine environments. Areas of particular interest include but are not restricted to: - marine robotics - simultaneous localization and mapping - multi-robot coordination and path planning - adaptive exploration and sampling - underwater manipulation - development of novel in-situ biological, chemical and physical sensors - data exploration and visualization - machine learning applied to oceanographic data and models - machine learning applied to robotic systems - computer vision - life-long learning - autonomy - scene understanding and perception We invite candidates interested in developing new robotic/machine learning systems as well as more foundational robotics/machine learning research. An ideal candidate will have demonstrated research experience in marine environments or challenging atmospheric, terrestrial or space environments. WHOI operates two sea-going vessels and a coastal research vessel, in addition to a variety of moored, towed, remotely operated, and autonomous platforms and vehicles. Its facilities support rapid prototyping, testing and deployment of new instrumentation and robotic systems.   Applicants should have a doctoral degree, postdoctoral experience, and a record of a record of scholarly publications commensurate with their career stage. Scientific Staff members are expected to develop independent, externally-funded, and internationally-recognized research programs. They also have the option of advising graduate students and teaching courses through the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography and Oceanographic Engineering (http://www.whoi.edu/jointprogram). Opportunities for interdisciplinary research exist through collaborations with colleagues in the other science departments (Biology, Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Marine Geology and Geophysics, and Physical Oceanography; www.whoi.edu/main/departments-centers-labs), centers, and labs as well as with researchers in the broader Woods Hole scientific community. WHOI’s Scientific Staff are expected to provide for their salaries from grants and contracts. The Institution provides salary support when no other funding is available, as well as significant internal funding opportunities for developing innovative research projects. Candidates hired at the junior level will receive an initial appointment for four years. WHOI is the largest private, non-profit oceanographic institution in the world, with staff, postdocs, and graduate students numbering approximately 1,000. 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. The Institution is located in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, a world-renowned center of excellence in marine, biomedical, and environmental science. An additional 500 affiliates are associated with the scientific endeavors of the Institution, many of whom are foreign nationals from the international community.   WHOI is committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  WHOI believes diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components that support our academic excellence.   We strive for a diverse and inclusive workforce, and encourage women, minorities, veterans and those with disabilities to apply.   WHOI offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical and dental plans, child care subsidy, an employer contribution retirement plan, vacation time, flexible scheduling, and family illness days. WHOI also provides dual career services for assisting your 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 or the broader community.   Please visit http://careers.whoi.edu and respond to Job Reference 2019-1185.  Applications should include: a cover letter, CV, 3-page research statement that clearly describes your research interests and future research aspirations, names and contact information for four references, and copies of three relevant publications. A single PDF document, containing the above, should also be sent separately to the chair of the AOPE Department at aope-chair@whoi.edu.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Job ID
2019-1185
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
The Biology Department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Scientist level on our Scientific Staff (www.whoi.edu/biology). We seek outstanding candidates to complement our existing interdisciplinary strengths in biology, biological oceanography, and marine ecology. We are particularly interested in applicants who conduct research in behavioral ecology of marine top predators; areas of focus may include (but are by no means limited to) social, ecological, evolutionary and anthropogenic determinants of behavior.    Applicants should have a doctoral degree and a record of scholarly publications commensurate with their career stage. Scientific Staff members are expected to develop independent, externally-funded, and internationally-recognized research programs. They also have the option of advising graduate students and teaching courses through the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography and Oceanographic Engineering.   Opportunities for interdisciplinary research exist through collaborations with colleagues in the other science departments, centers, and labs as well as with researchers in the broader Woods Hole scientific community. WHOI’s Scientific Staff are expected to provide for their salaries from grants and contracts. The Institution provides salary support when no other funding is available, as well as significant internal funding opportunities for developing innovative research projects. Candidates hired at the junior level will receive an initial appointment for four years.   WHOI is the largest private, non-profit oceanographic institution in the world, with staff, postdocs, and graduate students numbering approximately 1,000. 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. The Institution is located in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, a world-renowned center of excellence in marine, biomedical, and environmental science. An additional 500 affiliates are associated with the scientific endeavors of the Institution, many of whom are foreign nationals from the international community.   WHOI is committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  WHOI believes diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components that support our academic excellence.   We strive for a diverse and inclusive workforce, and encourage women, minorities, veterans and those with disabilities to apply.   WHOI offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical and dental plans, child care subsidy, an employer contribution retirement plan, vacation time, flexible scheduling, and family illness days. WHOI also provides dual career services for assisting your 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 or the broader community.   Please visit http://careers.whoi.edu and respond to Job Reference 19-10-06. Applicants should include, as a single PDF document: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three-page research statement, names and contact information of four references, and copies of up to three relevant publications or preprints. In addition to the online application, please email the PDF document directly to the chair of the Biology Department at biologychair@whoi.edu with the subject “Biology Scientist Application”. Applications received by Dec 16 2019 will be given full consideration.
Job ID
2019-1177
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole
The Marine Policy Center at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is seeking to hire two, full-time, tenure-track, Scientific Staff members and invites qualified candidates to apply.  The staff at the Policy Center conducts social scientific research that integrates economics, policy analysis, and law with the Institution’s basic research in ocean science. The successful candidate will have research interests that complement our existing interdisciplinary strengths in marine resource economics.  We welcome applications from social scientists and others who use either empirical or theoretical approaches to address questions in any area of marine policy. Candidates whose research lies at the intersection of marine science and the economics of public health; food, water, and energy; climate change; or ecosystem management are particularly encouraged to apply.   Applicants should have a doctoral degree and a record of a record of scholarly publications commensurate with their career stage. Scientific Staff members are expected to develop independent, externally-funded, and internationally-recognized research programs. They also have the option of advising graduate students and teaching courses through the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography and Oceanographic Engineering.   Opportunities for interdisciplinary research exist through collaborations with colleagues in the other science departments, centers, and labs as well as with researchers in the broader Woods Hole scientific community. WHOI’s Scientific Staff are expected to provide for their salaries from grants and contracts. The Institution provides salary support when no other funding is available, as well as significant internal funding opportunities for developing innovative research projects. Candidates hired at the junior level will receive an initial appointment for four years.   WHOI is the largest private, non-profit oceanographic institution in the world, with staff and students numbering approximately 1,000. 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. The Institution is located in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, a world-renowned center of excellence in marine, biomedical, and environmental science. An additional 500 affiliates are associated with the scientific endeavors of the Institution, many of whom are foreign nationals from the international community.   WHOI is committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  WHOI believes diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components that support our academic excellence.   We strive for a diverse and inclusive workforce, and encourage women, minorities, veterans and those with disabilities to apply.   WHOI offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical and dental plans, child care subsidy, an employer contribution retirement plan, vacation time, flexible scheduling, and family illness days. WHOI also provides dual career services for assisting your 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 or the broader community.   HOW TO APPLY:   Please visit http://careers.whoi.edu and respond to Job Reference 19-09-03. Applicants should include, as a single PDF document: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three-page research statement, names and contact information of four references, and copies of up to three relevant publications or preprints. Review of applications will begin on November 15 and will continue until the positions are filled.   Ph.D. required 
Job ID
2019-1064
Category
Science/Research
Location : Location
US-MA-Woods Hole