Past Job Opportunities:
Position: Biological Sciences Research Technician 2 (Port Orford Field Station Operations Assistant)
This position is based at Oregon State University’s Port Orford Field Station and supports year-round station operations and field work. This position assists the Station Manager with all aspects of operations: laboratories, classroom, offices, housing, education, outreach, field work and SCUBA diving air fill station, with a focus on participant safety and risk management. Field work includes on-water and in-water activities aboard small, motorized vessels and paddle craft, as well as support for snorkel and SCUBA diving activities. Provides administrative support to the Station Manager to ensure appropriate record-keeping and maintenance of required documentation.
The person in this position will be expected to obtain and maintain the following certifications as a part of their position:
AAUS Scientific Diver Certification (must obtain within 12 months of the start date of the position)
Certification in Basic Life Support (must obtain within 3 months of the start date of the position)
Professional SCUBA Inspectors (PSI) Fill Station Operator certification (training provided)
These positions are part of OSU’s ongoing commitment to leadership in marine-related research, education, and outreach and engagement, including in support of the Marine Studies Initiative.
Oregon State University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) are pleased to announce the availability of two, jointly supported, collaborative, OSU faculty positions to be based at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon. The successful candidates will work in collaboration with OSU and NOAA scientists to advance understanding of the role of the physical and biogeochemical ocean environment on the population dynamics, behavior, survival, and adaptation of managed and protected marine species in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem, with applicability to other systems and species. They will also support the NWFSC Estuarine and Ocean Ecology Program’s mission through direct involvement in research projects important to the NWFSC and increase collaboration between OSU and the NWFSC. The faculty members will participate in teaching, and student and postdoc mentorship in support of OSU’s Marine Studies Initiative.