Employment Opportunities:

DIRECTOR:  The College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University is seeking a Director of the OSU Marine Mammal Institute (MMI). The MMI uses its resources to understand how marine mammals interact with their environment and human activities affecting them. MMI works to develop solutions which will benefit both marine mammals and human endeavors. The MMI Director provides leadership to a diverse faculty, staff, and students of the MMI; hires, oversees, and evaluates personnel; prepares annual work plans and budgets; reports annually to the Marine Mammal Institute Board; and cultivates/stewards donor interest in the MMI. For the complete position description and application instructions, visit https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/52816. Apply by January 15, 2018, for full consideration. Position closes February 15, 2018.

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR:  The Cetacean Conservation and Genomics Laboratory, led by Dr. Scott Baker, is seeking a postdoctoral scholar to specialize in epigenetic aging of beluga whales by next-generation sequencing. For the complete position description and application instructions, visit http://gradschool.oregonstate.edu/postdocs/open-positions. Apply by December 1, 2017, for full consideration.

For other employment opportunities within the Marine Mammal Institute or Oregon State University, visit the OSU Employment Opportunities website and click on "OSU Jobs" to begin your search. All available positions through the Marine Mammal Institute will be posted here.

Career Planning: 

Here is a useful link if you think you want to become a marine biologist. A comprehensive list of finding careers in Marine Science is also posted by the Hopkins Marine Station. Sea Grant also offers a website of information for marine careers.