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    This position is located within the Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Resource Ecology & Fisheries Management Division, Age & Growth Program, with one vacancy in Seattle, WA.

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    As a Research Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Conduct fisheries and ecological research of fish populations relating to life history.
    • Develop new and innovative approaches for the determination of fish age from otoliths and other hard structures, including the application of techniques in spectroscopy.
    • Assist in implementing new or modifying existing methods of fisheries data collection, and update schematics, blueprints, or participate in conferences to share findings.
    • Serve as a Lead researcher of the development and application of techniques to study the fish life history of north Pacific fish age, reproduction, maturity, and the effects of climate change.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Less than 10% of foreign and domestic travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    3 - This position is not eligible for a promotion potential.

  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

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