6-month Research Position with the CRRU in Scotland, approx. 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 the use of TDR swith cetaceans or radio tracking in general, and must be quick to learn and a competent skipper with powerboats. Photography skills (particularlyphoto-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, and experience of working with volunteers and student field assistants would be desirable.
Based 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 register your interest in this position, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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With best wishes and thanks Kevin
Dr. Kevin Robinson
Cetacean Research & Rescue Unit (CRRU)
P.O. Box 11307
Banff AB45 3WB
Tel: (+44) 01261 851696
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