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Last Update: November 16, 2022

Full time positions

Postdoctoral Scientist, Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute (Massachusetts

  • Full Time Position
  • Duties:
    • Lead research projects related to whole genome DNA methylation analysis
    • Whole genome bisulfite sequencing library preparation for Illumina sequencing
    • Sample preparation and sequencing using Oxford Nanopore platform
    • Bioinformatic analysis of sequence data to identify genomic sites with age-correlated DNA methylation
    • Utilize comparative genomics/methylomics to identify age-correlated methylation sites that are highly conserved among fish species
    • Organize and maintain a tissue sample archive and database
    • Analyze data with high proficiency using appropriate bioinformatic and statistical approaches
    • Clearly and efficiently communicate project results to a variety of audiences, including project collaborators and the general public
    • Lead the publication of results in peer-reviewed scientific journals and present research findings at scientific conferences
    • Contribute to grant proposals, institutional fund-raising activities and community outreach activities
  • Qualifications:
    • PhD in molecular biology, genomics, biology, fisheries science, or a related field
    • Experience generating and analyzing Illumina and Oxford Nanopore data
    • Experience with standard molecular biology techniques such as DNA/RNA purifications, PCR/qPCR, library preparation
    • Experience with DNA methylation sequencing techniques and analysis
    • Experience with comparative genomics
    • Experience and understanding of fisheries biology, management, and the stock assessment process
    • Strong computational skills and experience with standard bioinformatic and statistic software packages for analyzing genomic data
    • Proficient with the Linux environment and knowledge in command line interface, writing shell scripts, and applying scripts of commonly used languages for biological data analysis (i.e. Perl, Python, R)
    • Strong publication record representing innovative, high-quality research
    • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
    • Demonstrated record of leadership, integrity, and flexibility
  • Link to GMGI Application
  • Link to Postdoctoral Scientist Posting

Program Assistant – Fiscal Sponsorship Program (DC/Remote)

  • Full Time Position
  • Salary: $50,000 - $60,000
  • Duties:
    • Answer phone calls and respond to emails
    • Handle client and team queries regarding networks, systems and applications, and manage online resources
    • Establish or oversee support platform
    • Continuously identify new ways to improve TOF’s knowledge management systems and procedures
    • Schedule team and project meetings, prepare equipment accordingly
    • Proofread documents and other content
    • Support contracts and grants management for all fiscally sponsored projects
    • Prepare acknowledgment letters and tax receipts for all Fiscal Sponsorship Program revenue including individual donors and foundation grants
    • Draft Purchase Orders (PO) and provide procurement support for fiscally sponsored projects, including travel and equipment related purchases
    • Assist program staff with monitoring and evaluation of quarterly and annual data collection and analysis
    • Act as a liaison between departments
    • Support efforts to foster greater diversity and inclusion among fiscally sponsored projects and personnel
  • Qualifications:
    • No degree required
    • Strong planning and organizational skills
    • Computer literacy skills
    • Ability to multitask
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
    • Salesforce or any CRM experience is a plus
    • Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite experience is a plus
    • Spanish language is a plus
  • Link to Job Posting
  • Link to Apply

Gulf Ecosystem Initiative 2023 Postdoctoral Fellowship (California) 

  • Full Time Position
  • Salary: $65,000
  • Last Date to Apply: 01/31/2023
  • Duties: 
    • Research related to the Gulf of Mexico synthesis working groups (50% time) and independent research (50% of time) on fisheries, climate change, or ecological impact of management actions
  • Qualifications:
    • Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
      • At the time of application, applicants must have completed all requirements expect the dissertation for a Ph.D. in environmental science, ecology, fisheries, climate science, environmental policy or a relevant discipline.
      Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
      • Ph.D. in environmental science, fisheries, climate science, environmental policy or a relevant discipline at the time of hire.
      Preferred qualifications
      • Strong analytical and modeling skills, including data science, database management, data visualization, etc.
      • Strong publication record
      • Experience working on subjects related to one or more of three main research themes: fisheries, climate change, and the ecological impact of management actions.
      • Regional knowledge of the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and people
      • Knowledge in policy, economics, and/or other social science related to marine and coastal systems
      • Ability to review and synthesis large amounts of literature and complex information
      • Ability to take initiative and work both independently and part of a research team
      • Strong organizational skills
      • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
      • Ability to translate complex scientific information and effectively communicate with a variety of audiences
      • Strong networking and relationship-building skills and interest in building broad collaborations
      • Experience working with groups outside of academia (agency, industry, NGOs, etc.)
      • Demonstrates an understanding and acceptance of diversity, equity, and inclusion concepts that are broader than only race, ethnicity, and gender.
  • Contact Person: gulfeco@nceas.ucsb.edu or ikclark@ucsb.edu
  • Link to Gulf Ecosystem Initiative Website
  • Link to Apply

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