Department:Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Rank:Research Assistant Annual Basis:12 Month
Review of Applications Begins Applications will be reviewed as needs arise
Special Instructions to Applicants Complete online applications must include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and will continue until positions are filled.
Department Summary The Oregon Institute of marine Biology (OIMB) is the University of Oregon's outpost at the edge of the Pacific Ocean. OIMB supports teaching, graduate training and research in marine biology. The OIMB currently includes 6 professors and their research groups, and 9 graduate students.
Position Summary The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology seeks qualified applicants for its Research open recruitment pool. Positions are limited duration appointments that are part time or short term, contract not to exceed one year. Possibility of renewal up to a total of three years, depending on programmatic need, funding, and performance.
Research Assistant positions will conduct research under the direction of the Principal Investigator(PI). In addition, to further research learning, the research assistant will receive an annual performance evaluation.
Research Associate positions will conduct research with only general guidance from the PI. In addition, to further research learning, the Research Associate will receive an annual performance evaluation.
Postdoctoral Scholars will conduct research under the direction of a faculty member to acquire research training. In addition, to further career development, the postdoctoral scholar and PI will create and follow mentoring and individual development plans.
Salary is dependent upon education, experience, and available funding.
Minimum Requirements Research Assistant - Bachelor's degree in marine science or related field.
Research Associate - A terminal degree by the start of the position with relevant professional experience in a research lab.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar - A PhD by the start of the position with relevant professional experience in a research lab.
Professional Competencies Successful candidates for research positions will have research background in marine science or a closely related field and will have professional experience, demonstrated ability or potential for quality research.
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