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 Researcher in Climate-Fisheries Modeling

    The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is seeking applicants for a 2-year postdoctoral researcher position. The postdoc will work under the supervision of Dr. Lisa Kerr and collaborate with a team of scientists at GMRI, Rutgers University, and NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NOAA NEFSC). The research will involve application of management strategy evaluation to inform marine resource decision-making under projected climate change in the Northeast U.S. shelf ecosystem as well as development of climate-informed stock assessment models.

    Research | Close date: June 30, 2022

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  • Wind Rose Society Manager

    The Wind Rose Society Manager is responsible for growing and stewarding donors within the Wind Rose Society (WRS), GMRI’s core group of donors giving annual gifts between $1,000 - $10,000. This position will develop and implement strategies to attract new WRS donors, retain donors year-over-year, and grow existing donor giving within the society. The Wind Rose Society Manager will also identify WRS donors with major gift capacity, working with GMRI’s Major Gifts Officer to determine appropriate cultivation and solicitation strategies to maximize giving above $10,000.

    Development | Open until filled

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  • Research Assistant II - STEM Teaching & Learning

    The Research Assistant II - STEM Teaching & Learning is responsible for providing professional research support to GMRI's Learning Scientist and the wider GMRI education team. The Research Assistant will join the Learning Sciences Lab and work closely with GMRI's Learning Scientist to support research projects focused on K8 STEM and computing education, teacher professional learning, and informal STEM education. The diversity of questions and contexts investigated offer candidates a unique opportunity to focus their work along desired trajectories of professional learning and growth. These opportunities include but are not limited to: (1) designing digital tools for learning, (2) supporting curriculum development, (3) assisting in teacher professional development workshops, and (4) supporting data collection, analysis, and dissemination. The Research Assistant will be required to work collaboratively with GMRI staff, educators, and project staff from multiple institutions.

    Education | Open until filled

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  • Assistant Research Scientist - Learning Sciences

    The Education department is seeking a full-time, early-career researcher to join the Learning Sciences Lab at GMRI. The Learning Sciences lab is an interdisciplinary unit dedicated to improving teaching and learning in formal and informal contexts through systematic investigation of learning processes and effective design of innovative learning environments. Our team is involved in research projects at the forefront of advances in technology and learning, and our work has been and is currently supported by funding from state and federal agencies such as the National Science Foundation. Specifically, we seek a scholar whose research focus includes study of STEM teaching and learning and has strong methodological training in quantitative, qualitative, or multiple methods. The Assistant Research Scientist will be required to work collaboratively with GMRI staff, educators, and project staff from multiple institutions.

    Education | Open until filled

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  • 2022 Communications Internship

    The GMRI Communications Team is responsible for the production of all print, web, photo/video, and other media used to share stories about the organization. We publish content for important stakeholder audiences through a variety of channels, including web, email, social media, newsletters, events, and more. We are seeking a video production intern to support the filming and editing needs of our growing team and ambitious video strategy. This is a project-based internship centered around visual asset capture (photo/video) and support for our Education team. We anticipate it taking 90 hours over a 6-8 week period. This paid internship will run from June (exact date TBD) through August with the average number of hours per week amounting to 15. There will be flexibility with how those hours are spent and this position may include reimbursable travel and working off site. Interns are expected to use their own equipment, supplemented by audio/visual equipment from GMRI.

    Communications | Close date: May 27, 2022

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