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From: Dave Mellinger <>
Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2008 07:42:01 -0700
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From: Peimer Elizabeth Ann R CONT NPRI
Subject: [MARMAM] Marine Scientist Vacancy Announcement, Newport RI

Marine Scientist Vacancy Announcement

Position: Marine Scientist
Location: Newport, Rhode Island

Position Description: Successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary
team of marine biologists and environmental planners to provide technical
expertise in support of Navy at-sea environmental planning projects.
Candidate will support development of NEPA, MMPA, ESA, or other
policy-driven projects. Successful candidate will have a strong background
in marine science, with demonstrated experience supporting or leading
projects involving assessment of effects to marine species. Candidate will
be required to communicate with staff scientists and engineers, government
personnel, and academic researchers and independently prepare and provide
timelines, briefs, and presentations to sponsors. Candidate will also travel
to and participate in scientific and industry-specific conferences. Must be
a U.S. citizen and eligible for a U.S. Department of Defense Security
Required Skills: Minimum 3 years supporting marine science or environmental
planning projects. Initiative; willingness to meet deadlines and adhere to
schedules; experience multi-tasking and managing multiple, simultaneous, and
diverse projects; ability to take ownership and accountability for a project
and follow through to ensure completion of tasks. Successful candidate will
be motivated and eager to address complex environmental issues involving
biological, physical, and acoustic oceanography. Efficient computer skills
for writing and reviewing documents are also necessary. Effective
communication and interpersonal skills are absolutely necessary.
Preferred Skills: Experience applying the NEPA process to Navy environmental
planning projects. Experience with ESRI ArcGIS (9.x), EndNote and
familiarity with Federal environmental law is highly preferred.
Education: BS/BA (M.S. or advanced degree preferred) in marine science,
oceanography, environmental science, biology, or related field.
Contact: Send resume, writing sample, and contact information for at least 3
professional/academic references to:

McLaughlin Research Corporation
132 Johnnycake Hill
Middletown, RI 02842 Email (preferred):
MRC offers a competitive wage and benefit package. Please visit the Human
Resources section of our web site ( for information on

Elizabeth Ann R. Peimer
McLaughlin Research Corporation NUWC Newport, Environmental Division T 401.832.3568 F 401.832.4747

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