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Research Technician - Oceanographic and Atmospheric Research

School for Marine Science and Technology, Univeristy of Massachusetts Dartmouth
New Bedford, Massachusetts
University negotiated salary rate, commensurate with experience, full benefits available
Closing date
Mar 21, 2024

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Atmospheric Sciences, Ocean Science
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

School for Marine Science and Technology

Research Technician

The School for Marine Science and Technology at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for a Research Technician to work on problems relating to oceanographic and atmospheric research.  Position responsibilities include conducting research operations, preparation/calibration/testing of research instrumentation in the laboratory, field and at-sea deployment, coordination of vessels and other field equipment, and other related field tasks.  The successful candidate will also assist with data analysis, presenting results and assisting with grant proposal preparation and administration.

Initial appointment will be for up to 12 months. Renewals will be contingent on performance and availability of funding.

A minimum of a Baccalaureate degree in a related field is required, a Masters degree in oceanography, engineering, or related discipline is preferred.  Hands-on experience in an area related to the research activity is also required, as is the ability and willingness to work irregular hours. 

Applicants must be US citizens or have authorization to work in the United States.

Interested applicants that meet the requirements are encouraged to review the SMAST Code of Conduct and Diversity Statement (

To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references at:

Review of applications is ongoing.

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