Faculty Research Assistant I – Fisheries and Oceanography

The Chesapeake Biological Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (www.umces.edu/CBL) seeks a person to provide technical support for research programs on estuarine fishes and coastal ecology. The appointee will join a research team conducting work on black sea bass in the Atlantic ocean and on blue crab and oyster in the Chesapeake Bay. It is expected that the appointee will spend about 20 days at sea each year, and must be able to work under adverse conditions. The successful applicant will have experience in data management and statistical analysis. The successful applicant will also be responsible for duties supporting CBL’s research and outreach program including running a CTD on oceanographic cruises, and maintaining an integrated water quality/weather station. 

A B.S. degree is required.  Salary range is from $32,000 p.a. dependent upon education and experience. Health benefits are available. The duration of appointment is contingent on continued funding. Applications should be received by July 17, 2017 for full consideration. To apply, please send a curriculum vitae, a summary of your professional experience and contact information for 3 potential references in a single PDF file to personnel@cbl.umces.edu with Fisheries FRA in the subject line. For more details about the position or CBL in general, please contact Dr. Thomas Miller (Miller@umces.edu). 

 UMCES is an EOE/AA employer. Individuals with disabilities, veterans, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.