[Coral-List] MSc in marine habitat mapping

Anaide Wrublevski Aued anaidewru at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 13:46:41 UTC 2020

MSc position in marine habitat mapping funded in part through Fisheries and
Oceans Canada (DFO) and based at the Department of Ocean Sciences (
https://www.mun.ca/osc/) of Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) in
St. John’s, NL, Canada.

Requirements for the position include:
• B.Sc. in marine biology/ecology or a related discipline (e.g.
oceanography, geography)
Desirable skills/experience for the position include:
• Knowledge of geographic information system (ideally ArcGIS) and basic
image analysis techniques
• Marine remote sensing (primarily optical), spatial data analysis,
creation of geospatial databases
• Experience with camera drones, echosounding, and the creation of
multimedia content
The ideal candidate will also:
• be a certified and capable scuba diver and/or boat tender, with strong
interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills.

Start Date: 6 January, 2021 (start of the winter semester at MUN)

If you are interested, please contact Dr. Patrick Gagnon via email at
pgagnon at mun.ca with 1) a cover letter describing your interest and
qualifications for the position; 2) a detailed curriculum vitae with the
names and contact information of three references, and 3) a copy of your
most recent university transcripts (official or unofficial).

*Anaide W. Aued, *PhD

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