The Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies (Provincetown MA, USA) is seeking a research assistant for its Humpback Whale Research Program.
PCCS is a private, non-profit institution committed to research,conservation, and education related to the marine environment (with an emphasis on marine mammals).
Responsibilities include: field data recording, photo-identification and biopsy sampling, data processing, photographic matching, humpback whale catalogue maintenance, equipment maintenance and administrative tasks.
Possible involvement when needed in other programs.
Prerequisites: Bachelor´s degree in marine biology, zoology or another biological field, excellent computer and communication skills, strong attention to detail; ability to work at sea over extended periods in a wide range of weather conditions. Previous experience is desirable, but not required. This position is full-time, year-round. Generous benefits, salary commensurate with experience. Must be able to begin work as soon as possible; no later than April 1, 2008.
Please submit letter of interest,resume and contact information for two references to the following address:
Humpback RA Search
Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies
115 Bradford Avenue
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for submissions is February 15, 2008.