The laboratory position is available to assist with a long-term study on the trophic dynamics during the early ocean residence of Pacific salmon. The position is primarily lab-based work, with opportunities for short duration oceanographic survey work. The position will be based out of Newport Hatfield Marine Science Center. The position is for 40 hours per week through the end of December 2022. The position could be split into two part-time 20 hours per week, depending on applicant pool, note preference in your letter if you would like part-time. Duties include identification and quantification of frozen and preserved biological samples including juvenile marine fishes, forage fish, crab larvae and krill. Preparation and analysis of samples for energy density using micro-bomb calorimetry. Necropsy of frozen specimens. Position requires the ability to complete repetitive tasks, attention to detail, and ability to work independently after training and instruction.
Excellent attention to detail and able to work independently with good organizational skills. At least two-years college level courses in fisheries/marine science; preferred undergraduate. If interested, submit a resume/vita listing your relevant experience and a brief letter explaining why you are interested in the position.