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Position Announcement | Research Assistant: (AI / Image and Data Integration)

November 3, 2021
"New position opening Research Assistant:  (AI / Image and Data Integration)"

Are you interested in the intersection of ocean science and policy and want to be part of building solutions for current and future ocean issues? If so, we invite you to apply as a Research Assistant

The primary responsibility of the Research Assistant is to support the research team through research, synthesis, writing, referencing, and organizing. As part of our initiative on Addressing Illegal Fishing and Labor Abuses, this project will develop a novel approach to detecting illegal fishing and an analytical framework that can be applied to different locations and contexts in the hopes of informing better ocean stewardship.

This position requires a 10 h/week commitment from November 2021 to March 2022. The start date and working hours are negotiable. The contract may be extended based on performance as well as project needs and funding. Compensation is competitive compared to similar roles and will follow Stanford's guidelines for student wage rates.


To Apply

Please email the following materials to to and include “COS Research Assistant Application (AI IDI)” in the email subject line.

  1. A letter of interest providing background on your experience and applicable skills
  2. A resume outlining your education and professional experience

The position will remain open until filled. Please feel free to contact Shin Nakayama, Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions: if you have any questions.

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Contact Information

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