**TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE** These are one year, limited term positions contingent on availability of funds located at the Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center in Fairhope, AL.
The successful candidates in these positions will conduct research on marine fishes and invertebrates in the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Essential functions include, but are not limited to the following: building artificial reefs and participating in offshore research cruises; conducting ecological and assessment studies on age, growth, and reproduction of marine fish; diet analyses; performing mark and recapture, ultrasonic telemetry, reef fish surveys, interactions, hydroacoustic surveys, and SCUBA surveys; maintain and care for laboratory captive fishes and invertebrates in a controlled environment; using and maintaining laboratory equipment; maintaining and operating research vessels; and performing other duties as assigned.
Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Fisheries, Marine Fisheries Ecology, Marine Biology or related fields.
Excellent computer skills in using programs such as Excel, ArcGIS, and SAS are essential, and an expertise in the identification of northern Gulf of Mexico marine fishes.
In addition, excellent interpersonal communication skills and a commitment to an inclusive and diverse working environment are required.
Must possess or have the ability to successfully obtain a boater's operator license immediately following the start date.
Candidates selected for these positions must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States by the start date and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.
Please attach a cover letter and resume to the online application.
Only complete applications will be selected for consideration of the position.
A commitment to building a diverse and inclusive campus environment is required.
Location/Region: Auburn University, AL (36849)