[MARMAM] Dolphin Research Institute Job Position Available

Dolphin Research Institute mail at dolphinresearch.org.au
Tue Jan 24 17:14:09 PST 2006

The Dolphin Research Institute (DRI) is a non-profit organisation that has
been conducting research since 1993 into the resident coastal population of
bottlenose dolphins in Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia.  The DRI is
seeking a suitably qualified person to take on the role of Research
Director.  The position is a maternity leave position for 12 months, at
which point it will be reviewed.  The successful candidate would be
available to start in early April 2006.


Responsibilities:  The Research Director is responsible for the overall
implementation of the DRI’s research program and reports to the Research
Committee and Board of Management.  Among other duties, the position
involves managing both the fieldwork program and research administration,
which involves all aspects of design, planning and analysis.  The Research
Director is also responsible for all research staff, students and

Qualifications and skills:  Applicants must at least have a Bachelor of
Science (Hons) degree with majors in zoology, ecology, or marine subjects.
The position also requires: boat handling; cetacean research experience
including population studies (photo-identification) and behavioural research
(experience with genetic research would be a plus); management/supervisory
experience and ability; sound analytical skills; high level oral and written
communication skills.


To obtain further information about this role, please contact Ánika
Warren-Smith at 

research at dolphinresearch.org.au

Applications close Friday 24th February 2006.



Ánika Warren-Smith

Research Director

Dolphin Research Institute

PO Box 77

Hastings Vic 3915

Phone:  613 5979 7100




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