6-month Research Position with the CRRU in Scotland, May to Nov 2008
The Cetacean Research & Rescue Unit is currently looking to recruit an experienced marine mammal scientist to assist the research team in northeast Scotland with ongoing studies of minke whales in the outer southern Moray Firth.
The candidate will preferably have experience in theuse of TDR’s with cetaceans or radio tracking in general, and must be quick to learn and a competent skipper with powerboats. Photography skills(particularly photo-ID) and experience with GIS and relational databases would be useful as well, in addition to a demonstrated ability for report writing and publication.
The candidate will be required to assist in the general day-to-day running of an active cetacean field research and education programme. Working primarily with Earthwatch volunteers and student field assistants in a small Scottish sea town community, this fully paid position would be suitable for someone with an easy-going and affable personality who is able to work well both by themselves and within a flexible team environment.
For more details, or to meet for an informal chat at the ECS conference in Egmond aan Zee, please contact Dr. Kevin Robinson on firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Kevin Robinson
Cetacean Research & Rescue Unit (CRRU)
P.O. Box 11307
Banff AB45 3
Tel: (+44) 01261 851696