Fisheries and Offshore Wind Scientist ; Integrated Statistics

Job Title: 
Fisheries and Offshore Wind Scientist
Job Location: 
Gloucester, MA
Duration: 
Full-Time
Description: 
Integrated Statistics is looking for a scientist to work with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Wind Energy Team, which is a joint effort of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) and the Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO).
 
The scientist will support scientific needs related to the co-existence of fisheries and offshore wind energy, helping to address the large volume of projects and expedited processes, by providing additional scientific capacity to more effectively engage in the science and management activities related to offshore wind development. 

Tasks

The tasks undertaken by this person may include:

  • Assisting with technical reviews of offshore wind project-specific regulatory submissions.
  • Assisting with efforts to advance cooperative research activities with NOAA collaborators, including regional fishing industry partners.
  • Supporting the technical needs of and participating in the scientific committee(s) of regional fisheries and offshore wind bodies.
  • Through collaboration with experts, evaluating and addressing the impacts of pending developments on NOAA Fisheries Surveys, assessments, and management measures.
  • Formulating and supporting technical analyses of regional monitoring programs and site specific plans.
  • Analyzing and presenting NOAA Fisheries data, including spatio-temporal analyses of cooperative research and regional fishery and ecosystem data.
  • Developing manuscripts for publication, technical memorandums/reference documents, and presentation materials.

Qualifications and Skills 

  • Advanced knowledge of fisheries/marine ecosystem sciences, including its theories, principles, and methods.
  • Advanced experience in statistical applications in fisheries research and survey design/methods, impact assessment, and modeling.
  • Proficiency in data processing and visualization in both relational and GIS data applications.
  • Experience working with fisheries dependent and fisheries independent data.
  • Experience working with a broad diversity of fisheries entities-fishing industry, fishery and marine scientists, and government levels.
  • Ability to conduct and direct an advanced program.
  • Experience in formulation and execution of research programs of considerable scope and complexity.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member. Experience in leading, collaborating, or consulting to contribute to multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate research results in reports, including peer-review publications, and presentations to other scientists, managers, policy makers, related industry groups, or the public.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Experience and expertise working on fisheries science within the context of offshore wind or other marine uses is preferred.

The rate of pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications, and the position is eligible for the benefits described on the Integrated Statistics website.

Integrated Statistics is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, Integrated Statistics is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans. For assistance with accessibility of applications, posters, forms, and/or documents, please email the Integrated Statistics office.

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