Social Scientist Needed

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Integrated Statistics is looking for a Social Scientist to work with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Social Sciences Branch of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center. The Social Sciences Branch conducts research relating to economic and socio-cultural factors of fisheries management.

The Social Scientist will provide research and analysis in support of a project examining the fishing community vulnerabilities and adaptations to climate change in the Northeast US. The outputs of this research project will be a characterization of spatial and temporal changes in fishing community catch composition relative to different drivers of climate change and fishermen’s perceptions of causality, which will be used to support both fisheries management and other applied research at NEFSC.

Duties include:

Deliverables include processed dataset with appropriate metadata, analytical results, technical papers, and/or journal articles describing the models.


A Master’s Degree, Ph,D or equivalent work experience in Social Science (Anthropology, Sociology, Geography, Marine Affairs) is required.

Experience and skills

This position is full-time and the rate of pay is $35/hr. The expected duration is twelve months. The position is eligible for the benefits described on the Integrated Statistics website. The Social Scientist will be based in Narragansett, RI.

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