Research Specialist

MBARI seeks a Research Specialist for a program focused on developing ocean biogeochemical sensors. The candidate should have significant experience in developing chemical sensors or ocean instrumentation. A strong background in science, especially oceanography and chemistry is desired. The candidate will be working as part of a team focused on ocean biogeochemistry with other scientists and engineers. A basic knowledge of electrical and mechanical engineering and software skills is necessary. The position will include elements of sensor design, construction, and testing in the laboratory and the field. 

A Master’s degree or higher in a scientific or engineering discipline or equivalent experience is required, as well as demonstrated experience in instrumentation development.  Experience with scientific and engineering publications is a plus. Must be able to work with diverse groups of people. The position may include occasional long oceanographic cruises, as well as travel to scientific meetings. 

MBARI, Human Resources
Job Code: RS-CSG
7700 Sandholdt Road
Moss Landing, CA  95039

Submit your cover letter and resume by e-mail to jobs@mbari.org, or by mail to the above address, or by fax to (831) 775-1620.

MBARI offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

MBARI is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. MBARI considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or covered veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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MBARI Welcomes Diversity