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Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Marine/Fisheries Science

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Job detailsSalary$50,000 a yearJob TypeFull-timeLocation11868 Academic Oval, Princess Anne, MD 21853+ Leaflet | OpenStreetMap contributorsFull Job Description

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Position Title

Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Marine/Fisheries Science

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Position Information

Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center (

Department of Natural Sciences

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore invites resumes for a twelve month, full-time, grant-funded Post-doctoral Research Associate in Marine/Fisheries Science at a salary of $50,000 with a start date of May 1, 2023. The position is subject to availability of funds.


Work with the LMRCSC Director and Distinguished Research Scientist to develop a program in marine biology, fisheries ecology, ecotoxicology, aquaculture and/or environmental omics.
Develop research program.
Assist the Director and Distinguished Research Scientist with directed research programs commensurate with their expertise.
Instruction of graduate and undergraduate courses.
Performs other related duties as assigned.


19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Marine Science/Biology or Fisheries related to biology, ecology, ecotoxicology, aquaculture or population/ecosystem dynamics.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in fisheries population and ecosystem dynamics (including modeling and statistical analysis), marine ecotoxicology, fish and shellfish trophic ecology, geospatial modeling or environmental omics is desirable.
Some experience with grant writing.
Experience with academic and/or marine programs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Must have excellent communications skills to include written communication
Must be organized and detail oriented.
Must have a strong customer service focus and interpersonal skills.
Database management/development skills.
Ability to develop and manage budgets.
Strong familiarity with GIS, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat Pro, experience with database management (e.g. MS Access).



EEO Statement

UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.




Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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