Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center Employment Opportunities

Mendenhall Research Fellowship

Mendenhall Research Fellowship

The Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program provides Fellows research experiences that enhance their scientific stature and credentials.  Announcements for Round 19 coming early fall 2020

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Join the Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center team! 

The Center is part of the USGS Coastal/Marine Hazards and Resources Program, which is the primary federal marine geology and physical science research program. The Center's staff of 100 provides scientific information that contributes to decisions by other federal agencies, state and local entities, private organizations, industry, and the public about hazards, resource use, and protection.




2020 Employment Opportunities

Position Group Description Application Status Apply Here
Physical Scientist Sediment Laboratory  Prepare and analyze sediment samples to determine grain size, carbonate and mineral content.  Prepare and analyze water and rock samples for sediment and mineral composition.   September 14, 2020-September 25, 2020 Detailed job description and application details are available at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/578650200
Oceanographer Coastal and Esturarine Dynamics Provide expertise and lead field activities for collection of hydrodynamic, bathymetric, and sedimentologic field data. Lead or participate in the design, planning, and organization of multifaceted data collection. Prepare instrumentation for deployment, deploy and retrieve instruments, and download data. Operate small boats (<25 feet) to conduct field operations. September 16, 2020- September 28, 2020 Detailed job description and application details are available at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/578903800
Image of USGS personnel deploying an instrumented bottom lander

Oceanographic equipment, including an instrumented bottom lander are  deployed near Cape Hatteras, NC in 2009 as part a study of the local sediment transport dyanmics.