JIMAR PIFSC Insular Fisheries Research Associate

JIMAR PIFSC Insular Fisheries Research Associate

Institution University of Hawaii Discipline Type of position
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DUTIES: Examines methods of fishery-independent data collection for insular fish stocks (reef and bottomfish) in the Pacific Island Region (PIR). Uses non-extractive stereo-video camera techniques to obtain data on commercially valuable insular fish stocks in the PIR. Analyzes video to extract data on abundance and size structure of fish assemblages for statistical analysis and synthesizes results to provide spatially and temporally explicit fish assemblage metrics. Also participates in some field work. 
PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION/TRAINING: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Zoology, Biology, Oceanography, or a related field. EXPERIENCE: One to three (1-3) years of experience analyzing stereo-video data for reef or bottomfish assemblages in the PIR.
ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Knowledge and experience in biology and identification of insular fishes (reef and bottomfish) in the PIR. Must be able to meet and maintain United States (US) Department of Commerce (DOC) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) security requirements to access work location. Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien. Ability to use standard computer software used in science such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases (Access, Oracle, MySQL), statistical programs (Statistical Analysis Software (SAS), R), e-mail, and internet
access programs. Post Offer/Employment Condition: Must be able to meet and maintain US Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) security requirements for working in a federal facility, which includes being fingerprinted and having a federal background check performed prior to date of hire and maintained throughout duration of employment. PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to participate in field operations aboard small boats in sometimes rough sea conditions. Able to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to obtain and maintain NOAA Medical Clearance for embarking/working on NOAA research vessels which
includes providing proof of required immunizations and/or obtaining and maintaining the necessary immunizations as required by NOAA Marine and
Aviation Operations. POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS: As a condition of employment, incumbent will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and as applicable subject to University of Hawaii's and/or business entity's policies and procedures. Violation of RCUH's, UH's, or business entity's policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not
limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.). SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS: Wide range of
experience in fish biology and the use of databases. Knowledge of broad range of laboratory techniques and how to operate laboratory equipment. Some
Geographic Information System (GIS) computer experience and experience with Event Measure or similar software used to analyze stereo-video data.
INQUIRIES: Nicole Wakazuru-Yoza 956-5018 (Oahu).

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Please go to www.rcuh.com, click on "Employment"; select "Apply" and navigate to "See Job Announcements and/or Apply for a Job." You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuhhr@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or
need assistance, please call (808)956-8344. 

 

 

Submitted by Leopold Staff
June 27, 2014
Deadline July 7, 2014