Aerial Observer Position – Right Whale Research Program
Provincetown, MA

The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) is seeking right whale aerial survey observers for the 2015 winter/spring season (January 1st  to May 15th, 2015).

Responsibilities include: participation in marine mammal aerial surveys of Cape Cod Bay and adjacent waters, photo analysis, data entry, and associated work; as part of an ongoing long term study of North Atlantic right whales.  The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: prior experience as a marine mammal aerial survey observer, experience in matching right whales (or other species of cetaceans), familiarity with digital SLR cameras, at least a B.S. with courses in biology, and the ability to work and live successfully in a team environment.  This is a full-time temporary/seasonal position.  Shared housing will be provided.

Information about the CCS Right Whale Research Program is available at: http://coastalstudies.org/right-whale-research/population-monitoring/

Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references by October 15, 2014 to:

Stephanie Richardson
Human Resource Manager
115 Bradford Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
Email: srichardson@coastalstudies.org