Summer JOB opportunity limited to Canadian citizens or Canadian residents.
We are looking for 3 student to help with cetacean data collection from a land based stationat the Saint Lawrence estuary, Quebec (Canada). The study is part of the PhD of a student from the Complex System Laboratory (Montreal University). We will focus effort to measure movement patterns of fin, blue, and humpback whales. ç
- Be a student in Biology, Geographyor Ecology;
- Be interested in the knowledge of cetacean behavior.
- Be patient, attentive, and hard working is essential.
- Previous experience with theodolite tracking and /or ArcGIS is a plus appreciable.
The activities will take place during summer months; from June 2 to August 29. Field work will take place 5 days a week (8 hours aday) followed by two days off. Planning of field work will be adjusted to meteorological conditions.
We will organize a trip to Bergeronnes and back to Montreal at the beginning and at the end of season. $10 CAD/hr for a total of 420 hours
.Lodging will be your responsibility (~350 CAD/ month).
Interested students should send a motivation letter, a CV and a scholar record to firstname.lastname@example.org beforeApril 20 2008.