The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust (HWDT) wishes to appoint a Science Director to manage its science programmes.
The appointee will be a qualified marine scientist with a PhD in marine ecology or a related discipline and relevant field and programme management experience. Working as part of a team in a small but dynamic NGO, the Science Director will implement the Trust's multi-faceted programme of cetacean research, which emphasises long-term monitoring for cetaceans on the west coast of Scotland, investigation ofcetacean habitats and matters of conservation concern.
Location: HWDT is based on the Isle of Mull on the west coast of Scotland, and the Science Director will work from its offices in Tobermory.
Salary: 25,000 p/a.
The post is anticipated to be a 3-year contract, contingent on current funding proposals. More information , including a detailed job description, is available at http://www.whaledolphintrust.co.uk/about_hwdt/documents/HWDTScienceDirectorJD2008.pdf
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Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust