Staff Research Associate II University of California, Santa Cruz
Physical & Biological Sciences JOB #: 1707105
FULL TIME; CAREER Minimum Starting Salary: $3,945.00/month
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Under a Cooperative Agreement between the National Marine Fisheries Service [NMFS] and the University of California, Santa Cruz [UCSC], comprehensive studies are being conducted on the biological life histories of Pacific coast salmon species. The primary purpose of these studies is to provide critical information in support of conservation and management of threatened and endangered species. The research team conducting laboratory and field studies consists of UCSC staff, faculty, and students, and collaborative researchers from the NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Fisheries Ecology Division. Actual fieldwork is conducted in streams, rivers, estuaries, and coastal waters of Central and Northern California. Results from this program are intended to benefit resource managers (e.g., Endangered Species Act Recovery, Pacific Fisheries Management Council) and fisheries and resource science in general.
Under supervision of the Project Research Associate for the Institute of Marine Sciences/Adjunct Professor for the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and in support of the Salmon Ecology Program, the incumbent will serve as a primary member of a research team investigating the migration and physiological ecology of salmon during freshwater, estuarine, and marine life cycle phases.
In order to comply with security measures at the National Marine Fisheries Service (a federal facility on the UCSC campus), the candidate will be required to participate in a federal security clearance, be fingerprinted, and wear a photo I.D. badge.
Must possess physical abilities to participate in land and sea field research, and carrying equipment.
Experience and/or knowledge such as attained through upper division coursework leading to Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a life science.
Experience in telemetry (tagging, detection) of fish, especially salmonids.
Experience managing telemetry data bases, including quality assurance and quality control of the data.
Knowledge of fish anatomy, ecology, and physiology.
Ability to lead field research teams conducting telemetry research.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite 100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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