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Hiring: Operations Manager

To apply complete the online application here.  Position Summary The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology seeks a highly motivated, ambitious, organized, and communicative individual to serve as a high-level business operations manager. The Operations Manager is responsible for planning and monitoring the routine business operations of the institute, including travel operations, payroll operations, documentation and […]

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Hiring: Office and Accounting Specialist

To apply complete the online application here. Position Summary: The University of Oregon’s Institute of Marine Biology invites applications for a full-time Office and Accounting Specialist position. The purpose of this position is to assist the Education Coordinator and business office in managing office and business functions and to support the educational and research mission […]

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Hiring: Custodial Services Coordinator

Position Summary The purpose of the Custodial Service Coordinator position is to maintain clean, safe and sanitary conditions in all buildings on the OIMB campus. This position is responsible for planning and coordinating custodial work, keeping inventory and coordinating laundry services, making minor repairs, and securing buildings. This position will perform general cleaning and floor […]

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Hiring: Cook I positions

Position SummaryThe University of Oregon’s Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) invites applications for two part-time (1.0 FTE) seasonal Cook 1 positions. This position generally works full-time 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 […]

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OIMB Undergraduate Research Featured in Fall Edition of CAScade

Click on the image below to link to the full article.   FEATURES | CAScade: University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences cascade.uoregon.edu

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OIMB Research at Lough Hyne, Ireland

OIMB Research at Lough Hyne, Ireland

Cynthia Trowbridge, 6 American students, and her British and Irish colleagues are in their final week of collaborative research at Europe’s first marine reserve at Lough Hyne, Co. Cork, Ireland. The group participated in the annual Heritage Week “touch tank” event as well as many other cultural or historical events. Follow the group’s activities through […]

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Sea Stars in Trouble

Sea star wasting syndrome (SWS) has hit Oregon’s sea stars hard this past April and May (2014). Researchers and students at OIMB and ODFW have seen the number of sea stars disintegrating, displaying lesions, and discarding arms increase substantially within Coos Bay and both inter- and subtidally on our outer coast. Sea star wasting syndrome […]

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OIMB on Research Cruise with Submersible Alvin

OIMB students and faculty are currently participating in deep-sea research on the Research Vessel Atlantis in the Gulf of Mexico. Using the deep submergence vehicle Alvin and the autonomous underwater vehicle Sentry, they are exploring cold methane seeps in the Gulf of Mexico at depths as great as 3500m (about two miles down). The first […]

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Panama Field Course

In summer term of 2014, University of Oregon students will have a unique opportunity to study marine ecology in Panama under the direction of Professor Richard Emlet. For more information: Panama 2014 course Brochure

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Backbone connected to the neck bone

Backbone connected to the neck bone

Recently, two whale skeletons were reconstructed and assembled for display in the new Charleston Marine Life Center.  A team of student and teacher volunteers led by Lee Post (a.k.a. the BoneMan) spent all of October rebuilding a killer whale and gray whale skeleton on the OIMB campus. A special thanks to our volunteers, Nancy Treneman, […]

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