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.

  • Accounts Payable Clerk

    The Accounts Payable Clerk is an entry-level position that includes company-specific accounting training. It is designed to support existing accounting staff and meet the growing accounting needs of GMRI and its subsidiaries. Additional tasks will support the overall requirements of the accounting team and may include assisting with cash and receivables, clerical support, automated accounts payable research, and special projects as needed.

    Finance & Administration | Close date: June 5, 2023

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  • MREP Administrative Assistant

    The Marine Resource Education Program (MREP) empowers fishermen and other fisheries stakeholders to effectively participate in federal fisheries science and management through either a 2-part series of 3-day workshops or a single 5-day workshop, that engages 20-30 fishermen participants with 10-15 fisheries researchers and managers in a neutral setting. We operate in NOAA’s Greater Atlantic (New England and Mid-Atlantic council regions), Southeast (South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico council regions), Caribbean, Pacific, and North Pacific fishery regions, and conduct between 15-18 events annually. Foundationally a program developed in Maine by fishermen, for fishermen, MREP is committed to remaining regionally relevant through collaborative program development with regional leadership. The MREP Administrative Assistant will provide general administrative support for the team but will have a particular focus on supporting event planning and execution, including registration and contact database management, and maintenance and delivery of workshop materials. This is an hourly, 40-hour/week position. The MREP Administrative Assistant will report to the MREP Operations Manager and will work closely with the MREP team, GMRI’s other Community team programs, as well as GMRI’s accounting and data management teams. The target start date for this position is August 7, 2023.

    Community | Close date: June 11, 2023

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  • Postdoctoral Research Associate in Natural Resource Economics and Bioeconomic Modeling

    GMRI’s Coastal & Marine Economics Lab is seeking an applicant for a 2.5-year postdoctoral researcher position to conduct research on climate-fisheries bioeconomic modeling. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of fisheries bioeconomic model(s) and ideally has experience in (a) developing agent-based bioeconomic models, (b) researching fisheries or other renewable resource management, and (c) expertise in resource economics or natural resource modeling. The postdoctoral researcher is also encouraged to take part in lab’s other ongoing projects related to coastal and marine resource management and climate change resilience (please see here for ongoing research projects).

    Research | Close date: June 15, 2023

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  • Climate Financing Specialist

    GMRI is seeking applicants for a Climate Financing Specialist to work under the supervision of Dr. Dave Reidmiller, Director of GMRI’s Climate Center. The incumbent will join a rapidly growing Climate Center team that is working to integrate and elevate the climate-related work across the organization while charting new directions for us to provide climate services to coastal communities across the region. In partnership with external stakeholders, the incumbent will work closely with other GMRI staff—especially our Municipal Climate Action Program Manager—to: (1) Support municipalities in navigating and accessing public (e.g., federal and state) and private (e.g., foundation) sources of financing to undertake priority climate adaptation and mitigation actions, (2) Build capacity among municipal officials, business leaders, and coastal residents and property owners to identify and secure financing, increase their resilience to climate risks and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, and (3) Design incentive programs and other innovative financial tools, mechanisms, and programming to accelerate climate action.

    Climate Center | Close date: June 17, 2023

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