Oceana seeks a research assistant (temporary) with experience in monitoring and evaluation, an understanding of ocean science or public policy and a passion for conservation. The research assistant will work with the Science & Strategy team at Oceana’s headquarters to help refine evaluation tools and processes for Oceana by researching and identifying metrics for tracking the impact of interventions in fisheries, habitat protection, marine pollution and other conservation issues.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
The research assistant will work with the Science and Strategy team to support research, communication and administrative needs related to monitoring and evaluation. The research assistant will be expected to review primary and secondary literature, assist with collecting, organizing, analyzing, mapping and visually presenting data and writing reports and materials for non-scientific audiences.
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The research assistant is paid full-time in our Washington, DC office for a minimum of six months. Be aware that your cover letter is viewed as a writing sample and please highlight why your experience is a good fit for this application. Also include the dates you are available.Apply now