Jobs & Internships

The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is a rapidly-growing international marine research, education, and community institution. If you are interested in working with us, please check this site frequently or follow us on social media. Opportunities include positions for research, education, community programs, development and administrative functions, and summer internships.

  • Research Scientist/Biological Oceanographer, Zooplankton Ecologist

    GMRI is seeking qualified candidates to establish a new research group that investigates climate-zooplankton-upper trophic interactions across spatial and temporal scales in the Gulf of Maine and adjacent Large Marine Ecosystems. The successful candidate will have experience with: (a) field-based experimental design and data collection, (b) in-lab analytical approaches, and (c) zooplankton modeling and forecasting to examine temporal and spatial variability in distribution, community structure, and ecology, with a focus on how these are affected by climate change, ecosystem conditions, and anthropogenic stressors. A strong quantitative background in, and technical knowledge of, zooplankton biology and ecology is preferred.

    Research | Close date: Jan. 31, 2023

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  • Marketing Manager

    We are seeking an experienced marketing manager to expand awareness of our mission and services among key audiences. The person in this role will be responsible for driving growth across multiple channels, including e-mail subscribers, social media followers, event attendees, and donors. The marketing manager will also increase conversion across a variety of calls to action (subscribe, follow, donate, register, etc.) in service of our fundraising efforts and other key initiatives.

    Communications | Close date: Feb. 3, 2023

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  • Accounting Assistant

    The Accounting Assistant is an entry-level position that includes company-specific accounting training and is designed to support existing accounting staff and meet the growing accounting needs of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) and its subsidiaries. Additional tasks will support the overall requirements of the accounting team and may include assisting with cash and receivables, payroll back-up, clerical support, automated accounts payable research, and special projects as needed.

    Finance & Administration | Open until filled

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  • Assistant Research Scientist - Learning Sciences

    The Education department is seeking a full-time, early-career researcher to join the Learning Sciences Lab at GMRI. The Learning Sciences lab is an interdisciplinary unit dedicated to improving teaching and learning in formal and informal contexts through systematic investigation of learning processes and effective design of innovative learning environments. Our team is involved in research projects at the forefront of advances in technology and learning, and our work has been and is currently supported by funding from state and federal agencies such as the National Science Foundation. Specifically, we seek a scholar whose research focus includes study of STEM teaching and learning and has strong methodological training in quantitative, qualitative, or multiple methods. The Assistant Research Scientist will be required to work collaboratively with GMRI staff, educators, and project staff from multiple institutions.

    Education | Open until filled

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