AOI is currently recruiting for new graduates that could begin a North Pacific Groundfish Observer Program training in Seattle on 12/26/17. Candidates willing to travel and begin work close to the holidays are urgently needed.
If any alumni or recent graduates are still looking for marine science field positions please have them contact me directly at: 888-317-9343
Alaskan Observers, Inc.
I was wondering if you could share a job opportunity with the SAFS community.
The position is in in my lab fisheries research lab with Oregon Dept of Fish & Wildlife in Newport Oregon. The person will assist with a project to develop a novel nearshore fishery-independent survey to improve assessment and sustainable management of nearshore rocky reef fish stocks off of Oregon.
Colleagues – I anticipate funds to support (one) Postdoctoral Scientist and (one) PhD Assistantship to begin late Spring or early Summer 2018. These positions are part of a larger project with goals to develop a better understanding of the effects of fire and climate change on boreal aquatic ecosystem dynamics. Position descriptions and application instructions are attached.
I will also hire a B.S.- or M.S.-level Senior Technician/Lab Manager as part of this project.
Are you interested in gaining a full-time, part-time, or an internship opportunity with a government agency? Then you will definitely want to attend the UW Seattle campus Government Job & Internship Fair sponsored by the Career and Internship Center with support from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance Career Development Office.
Government Job & Internship Fair
Thursday, October 26th, 2-5pm
Mary Gates Hall Commons – Seattle campus
Open to all students and alumni from all 3 campuses
Click HERE for more details about the fair or download The Fairs App (available to download for FREE to your iphone/ipad from the Apple App store or from Google Play store for Android phones).
NMFS is advertising for a research Ecologist in Newport Oregon
Here are two jobs that might be of interest to recent fisheries grads, if you can send them in to the SAFS jobs page as well as any people you know who might be interested, that would be great. One is for a person to work at a remote NMFS field station in SE Alaska, namely Little Port Walter. The job title is Field Research Leader/Fish Culturist, and here’s a photo of the site.
The following position is being offered at the Western Fisheries Research Center-Seattle, WA.
As a Biological Science Technician (Microbiology) in the Fish Health Section of the Western Fisheries Research Center, some of your specific duties will include:
Designs and completes laboratory experiments including the expression of recombinant proteins and characterizing immunological tools for freshwater fish.
Test fish immune responses by quantitative RTPCR and flow cytometric analyses.
The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs is seeking a Fisheries Technician to help monitor fish habitat and restoration projects on two Tribal conservation areas in Eastern Oregon near John Day. This is a 9-month limited duration position perfect for recent grads or those interested in gaining experience in stream restoration, monitoring, and aquatic sciences. For details and to apply, please go to
Position is listed as “Fish Tech II Monitoring— Prairie City.”
Field Technicians in Freshwater Fish Ecology – University of Washington (Apr – Aug 2017)
We are looking for a field technician to join the Freshwater Ecology and Conservation Laboratory (Dr. Julian Olden, University of Washington) to assist with a field project in Arizona and local lab and field work in Washington. The Arizona project is an investigation of food web ecology and interactions of native and non-native fishes in dryland streams of the Lower Colorado River basin.
Job Opening – Fish Monitoring Research Assistant – Temporary, Wells Maine*____
The Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve in Maine is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time (40 hours per week) seasonal Research Assistant position. The position will last for ten weeks from March 20, 2017 to May 26, 2017. ____