Job Opportunities

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Graduate Job Opportunities


This position is now open for public application through October 04, 2023. 

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Are you ready for a Career Change? If you want a meaningful career in vegetation managament in Florida's natural areas, Aquatic Vegetation Control, Inc. is looking for you in the Miami-Dad, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Brevard, and Okeechobee County areas. We are hiring Crew Supervisors and Applicators to work in conservation areas, targeting invasive vegetation.


We utilize airboats, swamp buggies, ATV's, Argoas, mowers and weedeaters, trucks, skiffs, and other specialised equipment to manage vegetation, restore Florida's environment and protect Florida's ecosystems.


We are an employee-owned company that offers its employee-owners excellent benefits, competitive wages, and an opportunity to make a difference with Florida's natural resources.


Qualified applicants must have experience working outdoors, have a valid and clean Florida driver's license, be able to pass drug and background screening, and ability to obtain a certification from the Florida Department of Agriculture.


If you want to be Teacm AVC, visit our website.  

Graduate Research Project in Environmental Toxicology (M.S.) –
Potential long-term impacts of brevetoxin exposure on manatee


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Mobile Baykeeper recruiting for AmeriCorps members to fill spots on Patrol, Environmental Education and Volunteer Engagement Teams. There are a total of 10 positions open across all the teams. You can find out more about these positions on our website at

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The Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Postdoctoral Associate to work at NOAA-AOML in Miami, Florida. The function of the postdoc is to use a regional ocean-biogeochemical model for South Florida to characterize patterns in relevant marine ecosystem stressors (ocean acidification, hypoxia, harmful algal blooms, warming, and eutrophication) impacting marine resources and coastal ecosystem services. The postdoc will be part of a multidisciplinary team that aims to investigate multi-stressor impacts under present and future climate change scenarios. Duties include but are not limited to: 1) Configure a regional ocean-biogeochemical model; 2) Conduct numerical model experiments; 3) Analyze and describe simulated patterns; 4) Participate in regular team meetings; 5) Present research results in scientific conferences and workshops; 6) Submit manuscripts to peer-reviewed journals. 


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The project aim is to conduct solutions focused research that investigates the mechanisms and consequences of depredation and post-release predation on recreational fishery species in the region. The scope of work is open ended, but will be co-designed with resource managers and for-hire fishers. 

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MS student to work in the Transboundary Aquatic and Coastal Ecology
(TRACE) lab of Dr. Steve Midway at Louisiana State University. 

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The Mississippi Sound Estuary Program (MSEP) is currently looking to fill the Science Coordinator position. The purpose of this position is to lead the development and implementation of MSEP’s science program and facilitate the application of research into conservation, restoration, and community resilience. This position will be heavily supported by local communities and leveraged with activities within the MSU Coastal and Marine Extension Program

Initial review of applications will begin on September 18th.

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Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) is hiring a Communication and Digital Marketing Specialist


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The Donelan lab in the Biology Department at UMass Dartmouth is recruiting 1-2 PhD students interested in evolutionary ecology in marine invertebrates. We are especially interested in legacy effects -- how past environments shape organism performance in response to stress.


Students will be part of the PhD program in Integrative Biology based on main campus and have access to experimental seawater facilities at the School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) in New Bedford, MA. Students will be fully funded, with at least two years of research assistant (RA) support.


Project 1: Carryover effects in eastern oysters

Are you interested in how marine species are responding to climate change? We are looking for a student to join an NSF funded project investigating how oysters (Crassostrea virginica) perform in response to low dissolved oxygen and warming after repeated exposures across their lifetimes.


The student will be co-advised by Tom Miller at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. The position will start before the fall semester (January-June 2024).


Project 2: Transgenerational effects in intertidal snails

Are you interested in how organisms can acclimate to stress over time? I am looking for a student to work on questions related to transgenerational effects of predation risk in prey snails in the New England rocky intertidal. The position will start in September 2024.


More info on both positions can be found here!

Saltwater Inc. is hiring Fisheries Observers. Check out the flyer or their website for full details and email your CV/Resume to
If you have questions about the position and what it is like to do this line of work, you can contact Sean with any questions at

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NOAA is accepting applications for the 2024-2025 NERRS/NOAA Margaret A Davidson Graduate Fellowship Program from now until December 2023. This two-year, paid research fellowship is an exciting opportunity for students and research institutions that want to build a stronger relationship with the NERRS and national funding opportunities like the NERRS Science Collaborative. Each Reserve has identified management needs that can be the focus of a fellow’s research.

  1. MSEP Director – For a full job description and instructions for applying, please see the ad linked HERE. The purpose of this position is to lead the development and implementation of MSEP. The ad says we are hiring at payband 13, but this one could be hired anywhere between band 13 and 15 depending on qualifications.
  2. MSEP Community Engagement Specialist – For a full job description and instructions for applying, please see the ad linked HERE. The purpose of this position is to lead MSEP community engagement activities and assist the MSEP Director with other activities.

NOAA is recruiting candidates for the 2023 Coastal Management Fellowship Program.  This program's mission is to provide on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management agencies.

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The University of Oregon's Institute of Marine Biology maintains a pool of applicants for temporary instructional positions. Courses may be taught in the following areas: marine birds and mammals, biology of fishes, invertebrate zoology, and short courses in marine biological invasions, marine biodiversity, seaweed biology, ocean acidification and biological illustrations. Information on courses offered is available at

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