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Position Announcement | Research Assistant: Vessel Tracking Analysis

November 3, 2021
"New position opening Research Assistant: Vessel Tracking Analysis" over illustration of globe.

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 Data Research Scientist through data cleaning, data processing, analytical work, data visualization and written synthesis. As part of our initiative on Addressing Illegal Fishing and Labor Abuses, this work will be centered around analyses of vessel tracking data from the Automatic Identification System (AIS) and Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) available through Global Fishing Watch to examine risks within specific countries waters.

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 shinn1@stanford.edu and include “COS Research Assistant Application (VTA)” 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: shinn1@stanford.edu if you have any questions.

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Contact Information

For Media Inquiries:

COS Communications at oceansolutions@stanford.edu