Marine Lab Current Openings

Research Technician I

Research Technician I

Research Technician I
Drone Data Analyst 

This full time position conducts analyses of drone generated data by the Marine Robotics and Remotes Sensing Lab at Duke University Marine Lab, Beaufort, NC. Specific duties include conducting spatial analyses of animal and habitat data collected by drones, with a particular emphasis on data collected in polar regions.

The successful applicant will have a BS degree in Marine Biology, Ecology or Conservation and experience working with penguin and coastal habitat drone data in geospatial contexts.

The successful applicant will bring experience in science communication and good organization skills, and familiarity with the following software programs: ArcGIS, R, Pix4D and the Microsoft Office application suite.

Minimum Qualifications

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Work requires an Associate's degree in botany, biology, zoology orother science related scientific field.



For more information and to apply, visit and search Requisition # 401481350

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.