Half Time HabCam Engineer Needed

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Integrated Statistics is looking for a HabCam engineer to work with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

The Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) is the research component of NOAA NMFS for the Northeast Region. The NEFSC Population and Ecosystems Monitoring and Analysis Division (PEMAD) collects samples and data from fishery resources and the environment. These collections create data streams used throughout the NEC, and by external users, to assess the status and trends of fishery resources and the dynamics of the ecological processes that control resource productivity.

The HabCam engineer assists NEFSC scientists with the preparation, deployment, and maintenance of the HabCam v4 system. HabCam is a towed habitat mapping camera system that the NEFSC primarily uses for monitoring the Atlantic Sea Scallop resource. The HabCam engineer provides support for the NEFSC image storage database and related image analysis software.

The main tasks include:
The HabCam engineer must possess knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in the preparation, deployment, and maintenance of a towed habitat mapping camera system. Additional knowledge related to image processing software, automatic image classification software, database construction/maintenance, and computer programming is desirable.

Specific skills and experience include:
The position is expected to be part-time for one year with the possibility of extension, working on-site in Woods Hole. The rate of pay is dependent upon experience. The position is eligible for some benefits, as described on the Integrated Statistics website.

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