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PISCO-ODFW Marine Science Integration Researcher.

Posted:  October 4, 2013.  For full consideration, apply by October 31.  Full position description document.

The Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans (PISCO) and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) are pleased to announce a joint 2-Year position, to be filled by a marine scientist skilled in ecological analyticsand research-to-management communicationswith an interest in novel and adaptive resource management.  This new position will serve as a formal bridge between ODFW’s Marine Reserves Program and the PISCO academic program.   

We seek a post-graduate marine scientist (minimum Master's degree) with a strong foundation of ecological knowledge, and the skills and attributes to bring together teams of researchers to advance approaches for assessing marine ecosystem condition and synthesizing monitoring data into useful products for scientists, managers, and the public.  This position is offered through the Zoology Department at Oregon State University as a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month fixed term Professional Faculty position with funding for two years (24-months).

The Researcher will be responsible for (i) conducting analyses and facilitating communications among scientists involved in monitoring studies and research within Oregon's marine reserves, (ii) developing an analytical framework for integrating ecological and environmental data across diverse monitoring programs, and (iii) contributing to the creation of communication products for disseminating monitoring information on Oregon's marine reserves. Additionally, the position fosters coordination and information exchanges between ODFW's Marine Reserves Program and the MPA Monitoring Enterprise, a program of the California Ocean Science Trust.

Recently filled positions:

2013-2014 Science Integration Fellowship:  Developing and Using Ocean Ecosystem Condition Assessments (Santa Cruz, CA). 


The California Ocean Science Trust (OST) and the Partnership for the Interdisciplinary Study of Coastal Oceans, Santa Cruz (PISCO) are pleased to announce the availability of an 18-month Science Integration Fellowship, to be filled by a creative, skilled, outgoing individual with a demonstrated commitment to developing innovative approaches for science integration into ocean resource policy and management. This Fellowship represents an exciting opportunity to advance assessments of the nation’s first statewide MPA network and foster new scientific approaches to integrate MPAs into ocean and coastal resource management in California.  For more information about California Ocean Science Trust careers and this Fellowship program:  http://calost.org/about/?page=careers#fellowships


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