[MARMAM] Cetacean Conservation Biology - Research Associate Post - Moray Firth, Scotland

Paul Thompson lighthouse at abdn.ac.uk
Mon Nov 20 07:50:15 PST 2006

We’re currently looking for a recent graduate or postgraduate student to
work within the University of Aberdeen’s School of Biological Sciences, to
work on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership grant with the Whale and Dolphin
Conservation Society. If you know of any suitably qualified candidates who
may be interested in this post, then please do pass on the details below.

This post aims to enhance WDCS’s scientific capability by developing the
programme of cetacean research and interpretation at the WDCS Wildlife
Centre (www.wdcs.org/wildlifecentre) on the Moray Firth coast. Some time
will also be spent at the University of Aberdeen’s Lighthouse Field Station
in Cromarty (www.abdn.ac.uk/zoology/lighthouse)

Candidates should have at least a 2.1 Honours degree in Marine Biology,
Ecology or related science; experience of field research on marine mammals;
good IT and problem solving skills; an interest in using technology to
studying marine environments; experience of working with volunteers and
leading small groups; excellent oral and written communication skills; a
strong commitment to marine conservation.

The post is available for a fixed-term period for 22 months, with a starting
salary of £17-19,000.

Online application forms and further particulars are available from
www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs.  Alternatively telephone (01224) 272727 (24-hour
answering service) quoting reference number YGL104R for an application pack.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 7th Dec 2006.

Professor Paul Thompson,
University of Aberdeen,
Lighthouse Field Station

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