National Sea Grant aquaculture competition: "Integrated Projects to Increase Aquaculture Production"

Depending on appropriations, NOAA Sea Grant expects to have available a total of $10,000,000-$12,000,000 between fiscal years 2017, 2018, and 2019 for a national initiative to increase aquaculture production in the short term (2-4 years). This competition is designed to foster the expansion of sustainable U.S. marine, coastal, and Great Lakes aquaculture. Successful applications must outline integrated projects that clearly address major constraints, barriers, or hurdles limiting United States aquaculture production.  

National Sea Grant aquaculture competition: "Addressing Impediments to Aquaculture Opportunities"

Depending on appropriations, NOAA Sea Grant expects to have available a total of $3,000,000 between fiscal years 2017 and 2018 for a national initiative focused on answering key questions impeding the development and expansion of sustainable United States marine, coastal, and Great Lakes aquaculture. Successful applications must outline small scale projects, business plans, workshops, etc.

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This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 10 hours per week) Marine Educator position for Oregon Sea Grant's Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center.

The Visitor Center is a museum/aquarium open to the public. It is through this facility that many of the Sea Grant Extension marine education programs are delivered. A wide variety of workshops, field trips, and short courses are offered for the public, school teachers, K-12 students, and other youth groups.

Apply now! Education program assistant 1

The Clean Vessel Act program is hiring an education program assistant to support its outreach efforts in the Willamette Valley and along the Columbia River. This position is perfect for someone who wants to conduct outreach with the public on an environmental issue.

NEW: Application deadline extended for Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship!

The deadline for the John D. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship has been extended and the total award has been increased. Applications are now due February 21, 2017.

NEW research funding initiative from Oregon Sea Grant

Oregon Sea Grant announces a new research funding initiative: the 2018-2022 SEED-LEAF Research Competition. The purpose of this pilot effort is to foster interdisciplinary research approaches that address issues critical to Oregon’s coast and citizens. Initial SEED projects provide nine months of support to convene a team and design a larger effort, the three+ year LEAF project. SEED proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. PST on Monday, February 6, 2017.

New biennial research funding opportunity

Oregon Sea Grant announces a new research funding opportunity for 2018: our 2018-2020 Biennial Research Competition. This call invites preliminary proposals from researchers who are affiliated with any Oregon institution of higher education for two-year research projects that address cutting-edge socioeconomic and biophysical science related to important marine and coastal issues. Pre-proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. PST on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

Oregon Sea Grant announces four new fellowship opportunities

Oregon Sea Grant is pleased to announce four fellowship opportunities for graduate students and recent graduates. Please share with all students who may be interested. 

NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship (Applications due January 20, 2017) - A two-year opportunity that matches postgraduate students with state coastal zone programs to work on projects proposed by the state and selected by the fellowship sponsor, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Services Center.

Marine ed program assistants sought for HMSC Visitor Center

NEPORT - We're hoping to hire one or more part-time assistants for our marine education program at OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Our marine education assistants help present marine science labs and programs for the K-12 school audience and other youth and family groups at the HMSC Visitor Center and marine education labs. They conduct and assist with field trips, labs, and youth programs, and provide other education assistance as needed.

For more information and how to apply, check our jobs page.

Summer Scholars Symposium

Join us on Friday, Aug. 12 for the Oregon Sea Grant Summer Scholars Final Symposium at the Hatfield Marine Science Center Library Seminar Room n Newport

The symposium, from 1:30 to 5 pm, is a chance for our undergraduate Summer Scholars to showcase their internship projects as oral and poster presentations to other students, scientists, agency staff and the interested public.

Learn more about our Summer Scholars and their work  on the Oregon coast by checking our our Sea Grant Scholars blog.