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Hiring: Cook I

Position Summary The University of Oregon’s Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) invites applications for a part-time (.50 FTE) seasonal Cook 1. This position generally works during spring and summer terms. There may be occasional work during fall and winter terms. As part of the evaluation process for this position, a practical test will be given […]

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Hiring: Office Specialist 2

Position Summary The University of Oregon’s Institute of Marine Biology invites applications for a full-time Office Specialist 2. The purpose of this position is to assist the Operations Manager in managing office and business functions and to support the educational and research mission of OIMB. Reception duties include acting as the first point of contact […]

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Coming Summer 2017

Students participating in OIMB’s REU program, Exploring Marine Biology on the Oregon Coast, will maintain a blog about their experiences.

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South Slough GIS Position

The South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve is hiring a part-time, temporary position to do GIS habitat classification. For more information, please read the full job posting.

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Peppermint Amphipod

Our last post was about sea hares found by the Summer 15 Invertebrate Zoology course, taught by Dr. Troy Nash, and they also found some intriguing amphipods!               These Peppermint Amphipods are thought to be Thorlaksonius (?)depressus and are more common in warmer areas of the eastern Pacific.

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Sea Hares

This summer term (’15) the Invertebrate Zoology course, taught by Dr. Troy Nash, found some beautiful sea hares! Our best guess is that they are Aplyssia vaccaria.

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OIMB team has exciting time at sea!

A team of OIMB scientists is currently on an oceanographic expedition in the Atlantic Ocean.  Working in collaboration with Duke University and North Carolina State University, the scientists from U.O. are exploring cold seeps in the western Atlantic Ocean from July 8 – 18.  During the first half of the cruise they successfully tested newly developed sampling […]

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New Finds!

The Invertebrate Zoology course this term (taught by Richard Emlet and Maya Watts) found some very interesting organisms that have only rarely, if ever, been seen in Oregon before! Bay Nature wrote this article about the Hopkins’ rose nudibranch (Okenia rosacea), a California native, which the class found at Sunset Bay.              […]

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