Full-time Faculty Research Assistant

The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) group at Oregon State University is hiring a full-time faculty research assistant. The OOI group operates and maintains the Endurance Array, a collection of moorings, profilers, and gliders off the coast of Oregon and Washington. The person in this position will refurbish, assemble, and operate oceanographic equipment at the project's building in Corvallis, Oregon, and they will spend about a month a year at sea deploying and recovering equipment. See https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/103006 for more about this opportunity. See https://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/ocean-observatories-initiative-ooi and https://oceanobservatories.org/array/coastal-endurance/ for information about this research group and OOI's Endurance Array.

Oregon State University is a leading research university and the area consistently ranks high for livability. See https://oregonstate.edu/about and https://admissions.oregonstate.edu/corvallis. This position has union representation within the United Academics of OSU (https://www.uaosu.org/).

Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR is located within the traditional homelands of the Mary's River or Ampinefu Band of Kalapuya. Following the Willamette Valley Treaty of 1855, Kalapuya people were forcibly removed to reservations in Western Oregon. Today, living descendants of these people are a part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon and the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians.

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