Large Whale Biologist Needed

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Integrated Statistics is looking for a Large Whale Biologist to work with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC). The position supports the Protected Species Branch. The position may  begin with a period of remote work to accommodate COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, but will be on-site in Woods Hole, MA after that.

The Large Whale Biologist assists with the collection and analysis of aerial and shipboard survey data, including researching the distribution of right whales and other large whale species in relation to ecological conditions and human activities, and the impacts of those factors on right whale behavior, health, population dynamics, and ecology. The visual survey information collected by NOAA is used to assist in the management of protected species, evaluate the impacts of various human activities on the species, and aid in education and conservation efforts.

Duties
The Large Whale Biologist will engage in these tasks:
Qualifications
This is a full time position for one year, with the possibility of extension. The position is eligible for the benefits described on the Integrated Statistics website. Some projects will require travel, spending up to three weeks at a time at sea or away from home, including abroad (primarily Canada).

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