Job Announcement! NOAA CoastWatch/OceanWatch Operations Manager, Hawai’i

The Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR) is currently recruiting an Analyst to work with NOAA’s CoastWatch/OceanWatch Program ( who will be based at the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center’s Ecosystem Sciences Division in Honolulu, HI.  The Analyst will manage the OceanWatch satellite remote sensing node operations ( and will also have the opportunity to conduct original research for the creation of new and value-added oceanographic and climate products derived from satellite remotely sensed data and from atmosphere-ocean general circulation models.  Developing, managing, and conducting OceanWatch outreach and education activities is also an important aspect of the position.

Primary qualifications include a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Oceanography, Marine Biology, Climate Science, or Mathematics and three to five (3-5) years of professional experience working with satellite remotely sensed oceanographic data or climate products to quantitatively derive information about biological physical or oceanographic phenomena.  Desired (secondary) qualifications include a PhD from an accredited college or university in the fields noted above and knowledge of NOAA programs in remote sensing applied to oceanography, particularly the CoastWatch/OceanWatch/PolarWatch program.

DEADLINE: Please note the deadline to apply has been extended to October 15, 2020.

More information about applying to this position can be found by navigating to and clicking on “Job Postings” and Project Name “JIMAR” (position 220426). Please note applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.

More information about the Ecosystem Science Division can be found at:

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