The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. The Ocean Physics Department (OPD) in the Applied Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington (APL-UW) seeks an Oceanographer IV to assists the Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS) Executive Director in management and oversight of the program. Specific position duties will be to: -Prepare reports, maintain communication with PIs, stakeholders, and the Governing Council; prepare presentations, outreach material, evaluations, and proposals; attending calls and meetings that the director cannot. - Conduct NANOOS outreach activities including trade shows, oral presentations at user groups/meetings, and working with the broader PNW education network. - Assist with oceanographic data analysis and management from NANOOS observing assets. Provide on-going assessment of standardized data product results, e.g., monitors anomalies in variables on the NANOOS web climatology app to help develop informational content. - Assist with oceanographic multidisciplinary surveys and field work, including resulting laboratory analyses of standard oceanographic variables, e.g., oxygen, chlorophyll. Reviews data collected and ensures it meets research study quality standards. Requirements: Master's degree in Oceanography or related marine science and 4 years of related experience or equivalent combination including; - Strong communications skills, both verbal and written. - Comfort in working both independently and with oversight to make sure direction is on-track. - Ability to multi-task. - Word, Excel, Powerpoint proficiency. - Oceanographic knowledge and skills with CTD, plankton, water quality analyses - Budgets and fiscal understanding
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.