CSS-Inc. is seeking support marine scientists with experience with academic training in marine biology, ecology, genetics, mapping, and GIS for a Research Assistantship with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Deep Coral Ecology Laboratory (DCEL) in Charleston, SC. The goal of DCEL is to develop information for ecosystem management through research, monitoring, and assessment on the distribution and ecology of deep coral organisms and their habitats. Specifically, the Lab conducts ecological and oceanographic studies that map, characterize, assess, and model the spatial distributions of deep corals and sponges and movements of associated marine organisms across habitats, as well as human use and valuation of marine ecosystem services throughout the United States and Island Territories.
We are seeking an individual(s) who loves working in a team environment; has well-developed analytical abilities including a solid understanding of genetics; is experienced with genetic barcoding and taxonomy of deep water corals, thinks critically and communicates clearly, and who also has a background in marine science, quantitative ecology or environmental sciences. The successful candidate(s) will join an experienced scientific team at the forefront of developing informational products for resource managers by combining multiple biological data sets in creative ways. The position includes the following core responsibilities:
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