Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore.  Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff.  The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities.  Stony Brook Medicine is Suffolk County’s only academic medical center and tertiary care provider.  Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.


The following job opportunities are available at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences:

Assistant Professor – Physical Oceanography #68103

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at New York’s Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of physical oceanography. We seek a candidate with expertise in...

Assistant Professor – Marine Conservation Ecology #68275

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in marine conservation ecology to begin as early as Fall 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a strong...

Assistant / Associate Professor – Fisheries Ecology #69973

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in fisheries ecology to begin as early as Fall 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a strong potential to...

Lead Business and Grants Manager- 1903025

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University is seeking a Lead Business and Grants Manager for the school. Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):  Bachelor’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher degree).  In lieu of a...

Division of Atmospheric Sciences Coordinator – 1902786

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University is seeking a Coordinator for the Division of Atmospheric Sciences. Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher). In lieu of the...

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Job Opportunities through the Career Center

The list below includes job opportunities for students, courtesy of the Career Center.

  • Arborist Technician (Applicator)
    The primary function of the arborist technician is to accomplish tasks such as fertilizing, treating, and injecting trees and shrubs. Arborist technicians commonly also perform trunk crown excavations and soil root therapy using large volumes of compressed air and soil amendments. Training for these tasks include learning about safe work procedures, small equipment operation, hydraulic sprayer operation, safe driving procedures, secure chemical mixing practices, and moderate to advanced knowledge related to arboriculture. Applicators may also be required to assist other departments as needed based on work load and schedule. The above task work procedures and safe work practices are required to fulfill our clients' needs. The applicator's actions are all directed toward satisfying the client, the Arborist Representative and the General Manager, while at the same time maintaining a safe, efficient, and productive operation.
  • Conservation Education Camp Counselor
    Each Camp Counselor is a residential instructor and on call 24 hours. They are responsible for the general welfare of the campers. Counselors will supervise eight to ten campers and instruct them in environmental subjects, outdoor skills, NYS hunter education program and recreation. They are responsible for the condition of the camp grounds and the supplies and materials used in the camp programs. Counselors also assist the Camp Supervisors in the development of daily, weekly and seasonal schedules.Specific duties include, but not limited to:supervises the campers on a 24-hour basis; are responsible for the well being and health of the campers;instructs the campers in the core environmental science curricula; andResponsible for the planning and conducting of recreational activities, including maintaining camp inventories.Counsel campers who become homesick or disruptive.Assist in the purchasing, inventory and delivery of supplies, materials and equipment.Supervise waterfront activities.Support and assist other counselors in the development and completion of camp activities.Administer first aid to campers if necessary.Supervise and implement overnight camp-outs.Develop and implement education recreation and work projects.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSConservation Education Camp Counselors must have 60 semester college credit hours, including at least 12 semester credit hours in natural resources, environmental studies, environmental education, outdoor recreation, STEM: Science (biology, chemistry, computer, earth, environmental, and physics) Technology Engineering Mathematics, elementary-middle-secondary-special education, or camp management or two years of work experience in natural resources, biological sciences, geology, environmental studies, environmental sciences, environmental education, outdoor recreation, elementary-middle-secondary-special education, or camp management.Conservation Education Camp Counselors must be certified in approved first aid courses as required by the NYS Department of Health, such as American Red Cross Responding to Emergencies or equivalent and in American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent. The CPR/AED certification must be in its first year. You may apply without certifications, must have them before hiring. CPR classes that meet DOH approval are here: aid class list (TOP of the table ONLY – for residential programs) upon individual assignments, certification in areas such as American Red Cross Water Safety Instruction or Life Guard with Waterfront Module may be required. May be required to serve as Conservation Education Camp Health Director alternate if you have a New York State Emergency Medical Technician or higher level of certification, such as licensed practical nurse, registered nurse or physician’s assistant.Must have and maintain a current Driver’s License
  • Scripps Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship Program
    Applications will only be considered when submitted via the external online application system available via Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) at world renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) seeks inquisitive motivated undergraduates with exceptional aptitude for quantitative science, majoring in engineering, physics, applied mathematics, chemistry, biology, geology or related majors. Undergraduate college students contemplating a career in scientific research and development are encouraged to apply for a summer research internship in marine science and technology. This ten-week summer internship program offers qualified students the opportunity to work with some of the most notable scientists in the world while earning a modest salary. In addition to their research, students will attend weekly seminars given by members of MPL faculty and scientific staff.EligibilityApplicants must be US citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled in their first, second, or third year of undergraduate status. Senior year undergrads, former MPL interns and high school applicants are not eligible.Summer intern salary $14/hourInternship located at SIO in beautiful La Jolla, CaliforniaMust be available to start at MPL in La Jolla, California, on or after June 1 and work the duration of the internship, 10 consecutive weeks from the start date. Internships must begin no later than the first week in July.Application ProcedureTo apply, visit the online registration at, beginning October 1, 2019.Complete all steps outlined to submit your application. Applications due 4pm Pacific time January 17, 2020.Applications will not be reviewed until after the application due date. Applicants may be notified by email as early as February 3, 2020. All applicants will have been notified by email by the end of April. Required DocumentsResumeStatement of Interest, including anticipated college graduation dateAcademic records/unofficial transcriptsTwo letters of recommendation from current or recent professorsMORE INFORMATION****************************MPL Summer Internship Program: Physical Laboratory: Institution of Oceanography: https://scripps.ucsd.eduUniversity of California, San Diego: is an equal opportunity employer, with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.
  • Environmental Educator (Multiple Locations)
    Join us at Brandywine Creek State Park and share your appreciation for the natural and cultural world! An ideal candidate enjoys sharing a love of nature with others, is creative, considerate, and willing to work with our team to provide the best possible experience for park visitors. As a part of the Brandywine Creek State Park Nature Center/ Environmental Education Team you will be working with all ages, from adults to pre-school-aged children in school and public programs. In this position interns will be working with field experts to become actively engaged in resource-based educational program delivery, research, and coordination both on- and off-site. Nature Center Interns may also have the opportunity to conduct research on the cultural and natural history of Brandywine Creek State Park and the surrounding area to expand current programming offerings. Programs include canoeing, hiking, orienteering, birding, natural dyes, insects, animals in nature, special events, and guided hikes featuring Brandywine Creek State Park’s many natural and historical resources. You will also assist in data entry, salamander and blue bird research, animal care, and maintaining the Nature Center and exhibits. The position includes working weekends and some evenings.
  • Junior Officer
    The NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps is the uniformed component of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The service consists of approximately 321 commissioned officers. A typical officer's career is spent in a broad variety of assignments that rotate between sea duty and shore stations. Assignments are not necessarily related to an officer’s academic field, but each will contribute to the officer’s development as a technically competent leader. NOAA Corps officers operate ships, fly aircraft, lead mobile field parties, conduct diving operations, manage research projects, and serve in staff positions throughout NOAA. If you are interested in a career that includes service, science, and adventure, you will find a unique opportunity in the NOAA Corps.Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and hold a baccalaureate degree, preferably in a major course of study related to NOAA’s scientific or technical activities. Course work must include at least 48 semester (72 quarter) hours in science, math, or engineering subjects pertaining to NOAA's missions. Applicants must also be in excellent health, have normal color vision and uncorrected visual acuity no worse than 20/400 in each eye, correctable to 20/20.Selected candidates are commissioned as Ensigns and after successful completion of the 5 month long Basic Officer Training Class (BOTC), are assigned to a NOAA survey or research ship for up to 3 years. There is a 15 month obligatory service period following completion of BOTC.
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