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January 19, 2024

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Summer internships at PSI

Calling all UW undergrads: PSI is offering three paid student internships this summer. The jobs are sponsored by UW’s EarthLab with openings in the fields of science communication, oceanography, and policy research. The positions at PSI include: An Editorial Assistant Intern to help with the development of articles for the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound and […]

September 21, 2023

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Salish Sea Science Roundtable begins in October

While there are often opportunities to go deep in our respective fields, breakthroughs can come from unexpected connections and interdisciplinary discussions. The Salish Sea Science Roundtable is a virtual monthly seminar inspired by just that. UW Puget Sound Institute is co-convening the roundtable with several organizations, including Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Each month we’ll connect to […]

July 1, 2023

Puget Sound Institute is hiring!

The University of Washington Puget Sound Institute is seeking qualified candidates for two grant-funded positions. Follow the links below for the complete position announcements. Research Scientist/Engineer 2 (Grand Uncertainty Matrix)This position will work closely with partners and stakeholders in the Puget Sound National Estuary Program to oversee the development and implementation of a regional research plan […]

September 27, 2022

PSI monthly roundup: September 2022

PSI monthly roundup: September 2022 View the fully formatted newsletter Six things that people should know about ecosystem modeling and virtual experiments Mathematical models running on high-speed computers are being used successfully to describe and predict all sorts of environmental changes, from annual salmon runs to sea-level rise to warming waters in streams, bays and […]

June 26, 2022

PSI monthly roundup: June 2022

VIEW THE FULLY FORMATTED NEWSLETTER in your browser Boundary spanning in Puget Sound Ecosystem-based management is often a large-scale collaborative effort involving many distinct groups. Boundary spanning organizations such as the Puget Sound Institute can help to support communication and policy development across institutions. In a new paper in the journal Environmental Science & Policy, we look […]

February 10, 2022

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Job opening: Research Scientist/Engineer Assistant

The University of Washington Puget Sound Institute is seeking a Research Scientist experienced in applying state of the art numerical models, or analysis and reporting of results for large model and measured physical data sets. This position will expand current capabilities within the Puget Sound Institute and the Salish Sea Modeling Center at the Center for Urban Waters, supporting applied […]

December 29, 2021

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Job opening: Research scientist/engineer 2

The Puget Sound Institute is seeking a highly motivated researcher with a background in interdisciplinary environmental science, marine/aquatic resource management, or conservation planning and experience connecting science to policy. The position is housed at the Center for Urban Waters in Tacoma, Washington, and is expected to work on campus but may be eligible for partial […]

June 29, 2020

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PSI launches Salish Sea Modeling Center

The Puget Sound Institute is launching a new program that will use supercomputers to advance ecosystem recovery of the Salish Sea. The Salish Sea Modeling Center will allow scientists from around the region to access sophisticated computer models to predict changes in the ecosystem. Work at the center will tackle vexing environmental problems such as […]

January 30, 2020

PSI is hiring a GIS Specialist

–The position has been filled– The Puget Sound Institute at the University of Washington is seeking a GIS Specialist to work on geospatially explicit tasks relating to the regional strategy to restore and recover valued components of the Puget Sound ecosystem. These include data acquisition, development, maintenance, mapping, and basic geospatial analysis. The position is […]