miércoles, 27 de mayo de 2009

Empleo: Carolina del Sur!

Job Description: 2 field assistants are needed for a project in bottlenose dolphin strand-feeding behavior in Bull Creek, South Carolina. Bull Creek is a part of a Spartina marsh system, located west of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, and is home to a variety of animals in addition to dolphins. Assistants will be in the field every day that weather allow. Hours in the field vary daily as we follow the tide. Successful applicants will help with data collection and entry and photo-identification. Positions will run from June 1 through the end of August. While these positions are unpaid, housing and food will be provided in Bluffton with PI.

Qualifications: Assistants will be expected to work on a boat 6 to 7 days per week, for 6 hours at a time, in mostly hot and humid weather. Assistants should be hardworking, 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 g_tgisburne@umassd.edu.


Teresa Gisburne
Masters Graduate Student
Department of Biology
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Rd.
North Dartmouth, MA 02747