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    This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) with one vacancy in Ann Arbor, MI.

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    As a Student Trainee (Biological Sciences), you will perform the following duties:

    • Assist senior staff, analytical staff, and other staff as necessary with tasks to include the collection and recording of field samples/observations from the Great Lakes that include the following categories: nutrients, eDNA and ‘omics, zooplankton and larval fishes, phytoplankton, chlorophyll and other algal pigments, and optical properties and other physical variables.
    • Operate various types of laboratory equipment and computer software as found in a modern limnological or oceanographic laboratory supporting studies of traditional and molecular ecology and environmental chemistry.
    • Compile, summarize, and provide gathered data into reports for higher-grade biologists.
    • Execute administrative details of a wide variety of limited biological science projects.
    • Provide assistance in planning, monitoring, and conducting segments of higher-grade biological science work.

    This position is in the bargaining unit.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 15% domestic travel may be required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/566404400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.