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Postdoctoral Scientist

05/25/2017 Research Bell Center
The Oldenbourg Lab in the Bell Center at the MBL has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Scientist to investigate approaches and establish procedures for multiview polarized light microscopy of living cells, tissues and small organisms. View Details Bookmark

Seasonal Environmental Health & Safety Assistant

Seasonal/Temporary Safety Office
Under the direction of the Environmental Health and Safety Manager, the primary duties are as follows: 1. Labeling and segregating of chemical waste in preparation for shipment. 2. Assist with the packaging of biological waste i.e. animal waste, lab glass waste. 3. Testing of emergency showers and eyewashes. 4. Maintenance of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) files with online service. 5… View Details Bookmark

Manager of the Office of Sponsored Programs

05/23/2017 Administrative Research & Programs
The Manager of OSP serves as the authorized institutional representative of the MBL in the approval of proposals submitted and sub-awards issued on behalf of the MBL and has primary responsibility for the review and negotiation of all grants, cooperative agreements, contracts, and sub-awards. The Manager of OSP also: provides guidance and training to the administrative and scientific community … View Details Bookmark

Seasonal Van Driver

03/21/2017 Seasonal/Temporary BST&G
Drive MBL shuttle van from Woods Hole Campus to the MBL cottages and Devil’s Lane lot. View Details Bookmark

REU Summer Research Assistant

04/15/2017 Seasonal/Temporary Bay Paul Center
The Arkhipova Laboratory, in the Josephine Bay Paul Center of the Marine Biological Laboratory, is seeking to fill an REU/Research Experience for Undergraduate position available for the summer of 2017. The student will perform computational analysis of next-generation sequencing datasets. View Details Bookmark

Temporary Housing and Conference Assistant

04/06/2017 Seasonal/Temporary HOUSING AND CONFERENCES
This position greets and processes clients of the Marine Biological Laboratory, and provides office management functions for the Office of Housing and Conferences. 1) Greet and process clients of the MBL. 2) Perform functions related to the daily audit including processing computerized checkin/out and verifying the accuracy of account information 3) Prepare and distribute Check Out Notices… View Details Bookmark

Education Course Intern, Division of Education

Seasonal/Temporary Courses
The Marine Biological Laboratory seeks highly motivated applicants for a full-time, seasonal position as an Education Course Intern in the Division of Education View Details Bookmark

SES Recruitment Coordinator

05/04/2017 Seasonal/Temporary Courses
JOB SUMMARY: Working closely with the SES Director, the SES recruitment coordinator helps to promote the SES Program at colleges and universities that have approved the program for their students. Visits schools and makes presentations to groups and individuals. Coordinates recruitment efforts and serves as primary point of contact for assigned schools as well as internal coordination of MBL’… View Details Bookmark

Seasonal Children's Programs Administrative Assistant

02/17/2017 Seasonal/Temporary Children's Programs
The MBL is looking for a responsible Administrative Assistant to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Duties of the Administrative Assistant include providing support to the Director of Children’s and Family Programs and summer staff including Site-Coordinators, and Camp Counselors. Additionally, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting in daily office needs … View Details Bookmark

Seasonal Stock Room Customer Service 2017

Seasonal/Temporary Financial Services
A full-time summer position is available to provide general assistance in the Stockroom of the MBL. This is a 40 hour per week position. View Details Bookmark

SES Teaching Assistant I

04/27/2017 Seasonal/Temporary Courses
The MBL seeks 2 full-time temporary Teaching Assistants to help with field & lab instruction in the Semester in Environmental Science (SES) for the Fall Semester. The position begins August 28, 2017 and runs through January 13, 2018. View Details Bookmark

Dorm Resident Teaching Assistant

04/27/2017 Seasonal/Temporary Courses
Working with the SES Director and instructors, assist with preparation for lab and field work associated with the SES core courses. Period of employment runs from approximately August 28, 2017– January 13, 2018 View Details Bookmark

Research Assistant I - Ecosystems Center

04/11/2017 Research Ecosystems Center
The MBL Ecosystems Center ( is seeking applicants for a Research Assistant to work on soil CO2 and other gas fluxes and diffusion processes in the laboratory and in the field. The candidate will work at the MBL Ecosystems Center in Woods Hole, MA and is expected to travel to local wetlands and other field sites. View Details Bookmark

Environmental Services Staff (Housekeeping/Custodial), Grade 4

04/13/2017 Administrative Facilities
Under the general supervision of the Environmental Services Manager, with daily direction and scheduling provided by the Environmental Services Supervisor, the Environmental Services Staff is responsible for the cleaning of all MBL facilities including the upkeep of all offices, laboratories, workshops and other MBL facilities, housing- dorms, apartments, houses and cottages. This position i… View Details Bookmark

Campus Security Officer, Grade 6

04/10/2017 Administrative Facilities
JOB SUMMARY: Promotes and maintains safety and security while performing related functions while involved in the safeguard and protection of students, faculty, employees, visitors and property. This is a bargaining unit position covered by the United Healthcare Workers East, SEIU 1199. View Details Bookmark

Manager, Constituent Group Events and Visitor Engagement

04/07/2017 Administrative External Affairs
Leverage constituent groups, events, and visitor engagement for greater visibility and revenue for the MBL. Work with development and communications staff to plan and execute events for MBL Council, 1888 Society, Whitman Society, MBL Society, MBL Associates, and others. Enhance visitor engagement through supervision of the Pierce Exhibit Center and MBL Gift Shop and oversight of MBL public tour… View Details Bookmark

Research Assistant I - Morgan Lab

04/10/2017 Research Bell Center
The MBL seeks a highly motivated individual to join the Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering as a Research Assistant I. The successful candidate will work on the neurobiology of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), specifically understanding the roles of the microtubule binding protein, tau, at synapses. View Details Bookmark

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) - Macroalgal Microbiome

03/02/2017 Seasonal/Temporary Bay Paul Center
The Marine Biological Laboratory is seeking an applicant for a 10-week position in the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The successful applicant will work as part of a large-scale, multi-institution project examining the microbiome of specific macroalgae over time and geographic location. The student will focus on Pyropia haitane… View Details Bookmark

Seasonal Gift Shop Assistant

04/14/2017 Seasonal/Temporary External Affairs
Assist in the daily operation of the MBL Gift Shop; operate Gift Shop; open and close; oversee proper functioning of shop including selling of merchandise/ stock shop and maintain displays; move and store merchandise as necessary to maintain appropriate stock levels in shop area; deposit all revenue with appropriate MBL office in timely fashion; daily tally of sales, state taxes, cash receipts … View Details Bookmark

Temporary Communications Generalist

03/30/2017 Seasonal/Temporary Communications
The Marine Biological Laboratory seeks a highly organized, responsible, creative, and energetic team member to perform a variety of functions for its Office of Communications, including program coordination. This position is temporary (June through August 2017). Hours may include some evenings. View Details Bookmark

Seasonal Environmental Services Staff

03/27/2017 Seasonal/Temporary BST&G
Under the general supervision of the Environmental Services Manager, with daily direction and scheduling provided by the Environmental Services Supervisor, the Environmental Services Staff is responsible for the cleaning of all MBL facilities including the upkeep of all offices, laboratories, workshops and other MBL facilities, housing- dorms, apartments, houses and cottages. View Details Bookmark

Postdoctoral Scientist

03/07/2016 Research Bay Paul Center
A 2-year postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. David Mark Welch, Director of the Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution, in the areas of the biology of aging, genomics, and the development of transgenic techniques in non-model organisms. Research in the Mark Welch lab focuses on comparative genomic and transcriptomic approaches to the bi… View Details Bookmark

Seasonal Grounds Staff

03/21/2017 Seasonal/Temporary BST&G
Responsible for the care and maintenance of grounds on all MBL properties under direction of head groundskeeper. View Details Bookmark

Research Assistant I/II - Horb Lab

03/14/2017 Research Bell Center
A research assistant position is available in the Horb lab to work on an NIH-funded project focused on using gene-editing technology to make models of human disease in the amphibian Xenopus. This position involves working in the lab performing molecular biology experiments and working with frogs, both Xenopus laevis and Xenopus tropicalis. This is an excellent opportunity to learn CRISPR-Cas an… View Details Bookmark

Chief Academic and Scientific Officer

10/21/2016 Administrative Director's Office
The Chief Academic & Scientific Officer will lead all aspects of the scientific and academic mission to implement the future strategic direction of the MBL. Reporting to the President/Director of the MBL, the Chief Academic & Scientific Officer will be responsible for oversight of all academic functions and activities, in both Research and Education, including MBL resident scientists and staff … View Details Bookmark

Summer Course Assistant

02/15/2017 Seasonal/Temporary Courses
Course Assistants are needed to provide basic logistical support for MBL’s summer and seasonal courses. Courses vary in starting dates and in lengths. Please review the MBL Guide to Research and Education, available on-line at, for information about MBL’s Education Program. View Details Bookmark

Postdoctoral Scientist - Rosenthal Lab

01/24/2017 Research Bell Center
A position for a postdoctoral fellow is available in the Rosenthal laboratory of the Bell Center. Recent work by the Rosenthal lab in collaboration with Dr. Eli Eisenberg of Tel Aviv University has shown that cephalopods recode genetic information through RNA editing at unprecedented rates. For squid, octopus and cuttlefish, the majority of messages in the nervous system contain at least one re… View Details Bookmark

Course Director, Division of Education

12/08/2016 Seasonal/Temporary Courses
The Course Director is a temporary appointment at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in the Division of Education. The Course Director creates, organizes, and implements the unique courses that are offered at MBL. Of primary importance for this vision is that these courses are at the cutting-edge of the field, incorporate innovative methods, and are focused on topics not typically covered… View Details Bookmark

Postdoctoral Scientist - Neuroethology and Optics

09/15/2016 Research Bell Center
A position for a postdoctoral scientist is available in the Hanlon laboratory of the Bell Center. This post-doc will conduct research on the neurophysiology and biophotonics of skin elements that produce rapid adaptive coloration for camouflage and communication in cephalopods. The focus of this position will be on the dynamic physiological, physical and optical properties of chromatophores and… View Details Bookmark

Postdoctoral Scientist, Microbiomes of Marine Organisms, Bay Paul Center

08/03/2015 Research Bay Paul Center
A postdoctoral position in marine microbiome research. Scientists at the Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution work at the interface of biodiversity and microbiome function at multiple scales from deep and open ocean habitats to coastal and estuary ecosystems. We seek to understand how microbes interact with their local environment and how environmental str… View Details Bookmark