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The current job opportunities and internships are updated frequently, so if you do not see a position available that fits your background and interest, please check our website at a later date.

View our Guide to Marine Mammal Study for more information about the various careers in the field and other resources.

Open Positions

Below are the currently available positions – click on the link to see the job description:

Research Scientist - Population Biologist/Ecologist

Animal Trainer [PDF]

Position: Research Scientist – Population Biologist/Ecologist

General:
The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS), a private, non-profit organization located in Gulfport, Mississippi, is seeking to immediately fill the position of Ecological Research Scientist.  This position is part of a substantial interdisciplinary collaborative effort with other universities and scientists to study marine mammals both in the wild and in a controlled setting. This position will be for a period of two years with the possibility of continued employment depending on performance and funding availability.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:
Develop and conduct new research projects in wild dolphin population biology and ecology appropriate to the mission of IMMS; analyze data and prepare manuscripts for publication; write grant proposals to secure additional funding for projects; coordinate and participate in research activities between IMMS and collaborating scientists, document research progress; write reports for submission to state and federal agencies. 

Qualifications:
Requires a Ph.D. in biology, marine biology, zoology, ecology, or marine science with experience in population dynamics and/or ecology, preferably with an emphasis on marine mammals. We seek a candidate with ability in publishing, report writing, and designing and conducting research projects.  Boat handling experience and experience in dolphin research, husbandry, or training a plus.  Preference will be given to candidates that are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

To apply, send C.V. or a detailed resume with three references to:



Institute for Marine Mammal Studies
P.O. Box 207
Gulfport, MS 39502

Or attach as a Microsoft Word document or PDF and email to: hr@imms.org

The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies is an equal opportunity employer. You can learn more about the Institute at www.imms.org

 

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