council logo bannerRecruitment Announcement
June 13, 2023


The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is currently accepting applications the fill a social scientist position.

The Social Scientist will develop proposed fishery management actions and be responsible for the social aspects of fishery management plan (FMP) and amendment development such as social impact assessments, environmental impact statements, environmental justice analyses, and other documents.  Primary responsibilities of this position include conducting, contributing to, and reviewing analyses of fishery data in support of fishery management in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

The complete announcement can be found at:

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted through Friday, July 14, 2023 or until filled.

How to Apply: Your complete application package should include: 1) cover letter, 2) resume/CV, 3) professional writing samples, 4) contact information for three references, and 5) any relevant certifications.   Send to:

By regular mail:                                                                      By email:

Dr. Carrie Simmons                                                                [email protected]

Executive Director

Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

4107 West Spruce Street, Suite 200

Tampa, Florida 33607 USA