Two aquaculture funding opportunities announced

NOAA Sea Grant and the NOAA Fisheries Office of Aquaculture have announced two new aquaculture funding opportunities (note: the first one has been updated since the initial announcement on Dec. 14, 2017):

Marine Education Coordinator position now open

Oregon Sea Grant is seeking a Marine Education Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.

Located at OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport, Oregon, this position serves as the coordinator for the Oregon Sea Grant (OSG) K-12 marine education program, planning and facilitating educational experiences.

Apply now for NOAA's 2018 Coastal Management/Digital Coast Fellowship Program

The NOAA Office for Coastal Management is recruiting candidates for the 2018 Coastal Management/Digital Coast Fellowship Program. This program's mission is to provide on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management agencies and other key NOAA partners.

Opportunities to get involved in ocean policy and planning

Want to get involved in ocean policy and planning in the State of Oregon? There are currently several opportunities:

Apply now for a Knauss Fellowship

Oregon Sea Grant is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. Applications are due February 23, 2018. In order to register for our new online application system, eSeaGrant, please email a brief declaration of interest toeseagrant@oregonstate.edu by February 9, 2018.

OSU seeks Director of Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center

Oregon State University (OSU) is seeking to hire a Director for its Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC). This is a 12-month, fixed-term, half-time (0.5 FTE) position reporting to the OSU Vice President for Research. Reappointment is at the pleasure of the Vice President. The incumbent Director will also hold a 9-month tenured position within the College of Engineering and must meet the College’s standards for tenured appointment. While serving as the NNMREC Director at OSU, the tenured faculty portion of the appointment will be half-time (0.5 FTE).

Apply now for one of two doctoral fellowships

Interested in pursuing a doctorate in marine resource economics or population and ecosystem dynamics?

OPAC wants YOU...

Can you effectively represent Oregon's interests in the conservation of marine resources and ecosystems?

State of the Coast: Oregon's Coastal Conference

Register now for State of the Coast: Oregon's Coastal Conference! It's happening Saturday, October 28, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Florence, Oregon.

Billed as Oregon’s coastal conference for everyone, the event aims to bring together the public, scientists, fishermen, resource managers, teachers, students and conservationists. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn, network and talk about the current status and future of Oregon’s marine environment. 

Register now for these two fall programs at the HMSC Visitor Center

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Weird Science: Family Home School Day

Friday, October 20, 2017, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Science can be pretty strange - especially in the ocean! Families will come explore the bizarre habitats and animals of the ocean and learn how scientists do research in extreme environments.

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