Faculty Research Assistant
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL), is accepting applications for a Faculty Research Assistant to assist with a passive acoustic monitoring study for marine mammals of Maryland. This position is a contractual position for 6 months with the possibility of extension dependent upon successful performance and funding availability. Duties will include recovery of acoustic equipment at sea, and processing and analysis of acoustic data. The project involves the use of C-PODs, SM3M and Soundtrap hydrophones. Experience with these devices, or similar types, will be preferable. Applicants should be familiar with Excel and have experience with ambient and marine mammal sound analysis, including software such as PAMGUARD and Raven. Experience with the R software package and GIS mapping is also desirable. For more details about the position, please contact Dr. Helen Bailey (firstname.lastname@example.org). Minimum requirement is a B.S. degree with more than 2 years research experience, which should include marine mammal acoustic applications. Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience. Anticipated start date is 2 April 2018. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of three references (including email and phone) to be received by 8 January 2018 by email to CBL-HR@umces.edu with FRA-HB in the subject line.
UMCES is an EOE/affirmative action employer. Individuals with disabilities, veterans, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.