Offshore Wind Fisheries and Oceanographic Technician
Monmouth University is seeking applications for an Offshore Wind
Oceanographic technician in the Biology department, which is part
of the School of Science. This is a grant-funded position for up to
two years (2023 - 2025) through a contract with Monmouth University
for fisheries monitoring related to offshore wind development off
the New Jersey coast. The incumbent will work as part of a growing
team within the research labs of Dunton and Adolf at Monmouth
University, working on acoustic telemetry and eDNA monitoring of
various offshore wind development areas.
The incumbent will assist staff in a variety of tasks in assessing
marine fish communities using acoustic telemetry and eDNA as a
monitoring tool in offshore wind areas. The technician will assist
in sampling water and fish offshore as well as prepare and maintain
a variety of sampling equipment. The incumbent should be
comfortable working on various sized vessels and working offshore
This is an in-person on campus, non-remote
A full list of job duties is available at http://jobs.monmouth.edu
Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Required Skills or Software:
Must be able to utilize a variety of computer software programs in
order to successfully complete assigned tasks
Required Years of Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Biology, marine biology, marine science,
environmental science, or related fields.
- Experience with sampling and field work in Marine Science or
- Comfortable working at-sea on various sized vessels (small
crafts to commercial fishing vessels) in a wide variety of
environmental conditions .
- Experience conducting field work.
- Experience working on boats.
- Routinely lift up to 50 lbs.
- Ability to have a flexible schedule and potentially work early
mornings, nights, weekends, and long days during sampling
Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply
and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline
- Experience using a variety of techniques to sample fishes
including but not limited to gillnetting, trawl, long-line,
- Experience water sampling.
- Ability to operate small boats independently.
- Ability to generate or assist in peer-reviewed manuscripts and
scientific presentations from collected data.
Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University
is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to
innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked
Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,400
students in 61 undergraduate and graduate degree programs,
including four doctoral programs.
Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive
learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the
student experience at Monmouth. The University’s dynamic learning
environment empowers students to become active participants in
their education while fully preparing them for life after
graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective
disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating
with undergraduates and graduates in their research and
Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia,
Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in
history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The
University’s 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most
beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National
Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.
A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus
gates. Access Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and diverse
cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community.
Enjoy Red Bank’s lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch’s
redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping
Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became
Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in
1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World
Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 387
Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your
Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate
diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment
for all employees.