Jobs & Internships
The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is a rapidly-growing international marine research, education, and community institution. If you are interested in working with us, please check this site frequently or follow us on social media. Opportunities include positions for research, education, community programs, development and administrative functions, and summer internships.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
GMRI is seeking applicants for a full-time postdoctoral research associate to work under the supervision of Dr. Kathy Mills at GMRI in Portland, ME. The successful candidate will also collaborate with others, including Dr. Scott Large, at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) in Woods Hole, MA. The postdoctoral associate will conduct statistical analyses and modeling of bottom trawl survey data to determine how functional traits of the fish community on the Northeast U.S. Shelf have changed in the past 50 years, evaluate drivers of these changes, and assess relationships between trait-based responses and environmental conditions. The postdoctoral associate will also contribute information from this research to the State of the Ecosystem reports produced for the mid-Atlantic and New England regions by the NEFSC.
Research | Close date: March 31, 2023Job Details
Administrative Assistant III, Education Programs
The Administrative Assistant (AA) will support the team responsible for designing and delivering GMRI’s programming for formal and informal educators and youth across the state of Maine and the Northeast. This dynamic group develops curriculum and resources, and conducts professional learning, for teachers, librarians, and informal educators working in contexts that range from classrooms to land trusts and 4-H clubs. The AA will provide general administrative support for the team but will have a particular focus on supporting our busy calendar of community engagement. We strive to provide excellent customer service for the educators in our programs and will continue to expand that network through a variety of funded projects over the coming years.
Education | Close date: March 31, 2023Job Details
Community Science Coordinator
The Community Science Coordinator has a primary focus supporting the Program Manager for Community Science in Education to execute all aspects of involving educators and youth in community science investigations, including and not limited to planning and facilitating trainings and professional development workshops for other educators, planning and facilitating convenings and virtual meetings for project communities, communicating regularly with project participants through email and project forums, maintaining communication with project leaders, and providing individualized support to educators.
Education | Close date: March 31, 2023Job Details
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Coastal Ecology
GMRI is currently seeking applicants for a 2-year postdoctoral researcher position to conduct research on climate-ecosystem interactions, fisheries dynamics, and coastal ecosystem ecology in the Gulf of Maine. The postdoctoral associate will work under the supervision of Dr. Graham Sherwood (Fisheries Ecologist) and collaborate with a team of scientists at GMRI and staff at the Quahog Bay Conservancy to examine the impacts of anthropogenic change on coastal living marine resources in Maine.
Research | Close date: April 15, 2023Job Details
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Natural Resource Economics and Bioeconomic Modeling
GMRI’s Coastal & Marine Economics Lab is seeking an applicant for a 2.5-year postdoctoral researcher position to conduct research on climate-fisheries bioeconomic modeling. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of fisheries bioeconomic model(s) and ideally has experience in (a) developing agent-based bioeconomic models, (b) researching fisheries or other renewable resource management, and (c) expertise in resource economics or natural resource modeling. The postdoctoral researcher is also encouraged to take part in lab’s other ongoing projects related to coastal and marine resource management and climate change resilience (please see here for ongoing research projects).
Research | Close date: May 15, 2023Job Details
Sponsored Projects Administrator – Pre-Award
The Sponsored Projects Office (“SPO”) at GMRI is a unit that provides embedded sponsored projects support that spans GMRI’s programmatic functions (Research, Education, Community, Climate, and Ventures). The Sponsored Projects Pre-Award Administrator will work under the supervision of the Sponsored Projects Office Director to support GMRI’s sponsored projects portfolio by facilitating pre-award focused tasks. The Sponsored Projects Pre-Award Administrator will assist GMRI researchers and program managers with the development of budgets and administrative components of proposals, as review proposals for compliance with internal and external guidelines, and submit final reviewed proposals to various sponsors, including federal and private (industry or foundation) funders. The Sponsored Projects Office Pre-Award Administrator will also lead ‘opportunity monitoring’ efforts, helping to identify funding opportunities for federal support, working closely with GMRI’s Development office for foundation-related opportunities, and distributing them to relevant GMRI programs for consideration. The Sponsored Projects Office Pre-Award Administrator will also have touchpoints related to sponsored award receipt, and setup – including review for budget and alignment with proposed scopes of work, and tee up outgoing agreements for issuance and execution (sub-awards, subcontracts, and professional services agreements), and participate in monitoring activities as instructed.
Research | Open until filledJob Details