[MARMAM] Aberdeen University/WDCS Research Post Available - Moray Firth Dolphins

Paul Thompson lighthouse at abdn.ac.uk
Mon Sep 26 08:58:54 PDT 2005

We are recruiting a recent graduate to conduct research and develop
science-based interpretation on the conservation and ecology of bottlenose
dolphins in the Moray Firth, NE Scotland. This post is available for a fixed
period of 30 months, on a salary of £19-24K per annum. Closing date for
applications is 14th October 2005.
The Research Associate will work within Aberdeen University’s School of
Biological Sciences on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership grant with WDCS, The
Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society. The project aims to enhance WDCS’s
scientific capability by developing a high quality programme of research and
interpretation on cetacean biology. The post will be based at the Whale and
Dolphin Conservation Society Wildlife Centre, Spey Bay on the Moray Firth
coast, but some time will also be spent at the University’s Lighthouse Field
Station in Cromarty.
Applicants must have at least a 2.1 Hons Degree in Marine Biology, Ecology
or a related subject, and have experience of field research on marine
mammals. A strong commitment to marine conservation and an interest in using
technology to study marine environments is also essential. Experience of
working with volunteers and leading small groups is desirable.

For application details, please see:

Dr Paul Thompson,
University of Aberdeen,
School of Biological Sciences,
Lighthouse Field Station George Street, Cromarty, Ross-shire, IV11 8YJ.
Phone & Fax: 01381600548
Email: lighthouse at abdn.ac.uk

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