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    This position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC), Auke Bay Laboratory with one vacancy located in Juneau, AK. 

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

    • Manage a team of researchers in the Recruitment Energetics and Coastal Assessment Program (RECA) program to develop, refine, and implement a suite of tools that will inform managers/researchers on the status and condition of Alaskan fish populations and dependent ecosystems.
    • Represent the RECA program, the Auke Bay Laboratories, the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, and the National Marine Fisheries Service at scientific conferences, international meetings, and presentations to stakeholders of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council.
    • Serve as a technical expert for bioenergetics and trophic measures and their analyses as applied to Alaska’s nearshore and offshore ecosystems and application to Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management.
    • Review scientific information for the Alaska Fisheries Science Center and the Alaska Regional Office including the planning of program activities and outside grant proposals seeking NOAA funding.
    • Serve on hiring committees and develop budgets and operation plans for internal operation funds and external grant funded projects.
    • Connect with internal and external investigators to meet scientific data information needs of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center by developing collaborations with academic and private and public organizations.  

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 15% of domestic and foreign travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/545575800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.