Job Description: 3 field assistants are needed for a project in bottlenose dolphin strand-feeding behavior in Bull Creek, South Carolina. Bull Creek is a Spartina marsh system, part of Calibogue Sound estuary located west of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Successful applicants will help with data collection and entry and photo-identification. The field season will run approximately 6 months, from March through the end of August. Priority will be given to applicants who can stay for the entire season,but it may be possible to accept applicants who can only participate in part of the field season. A minimum commitment of two months is required.
Housing will be provided near study site with PI.
-Assistants will be expected to work on a boat 6 to 7 days per week, for up to 6 hours at a time. --Assistants should be hard working, flexible, easy-going, work well in a team, and willing to work early morning.
-Preference will be given to assistants who have prior experience working on dolphins, photo-identification, or boating.
To apply please send the following:
(1) cover letter describing your interest in the position,
(2) CV or resume and (3) contact information for 2 references to
Teresa Gisburne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Masters Graduate Student
Department of Biology
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Rd.
North Dartmouth, MA 02747