[MARMAM] Song of the Whale job announcement

ojboisseau at 350.com ojboisseau at 350.com
Sun Sep 2 08:26:48 PDT 2007


Dears, 

IFAW is currently advertising for a research technician/second mate aboard 
the research vessel Song of the Whale. Details are provided below with 
further information available online at www.ifaw.org/uk/employment. 


Research Technician and Second Mate for Whale Research Team 

IFAW is seeking a flexible, committed and technically able individual to 
join the research team onboard IFAW's dedicated whale research vessel, Song 
of the Whale as Research Technician/2nd Mate. The Song of the Whale team 
operates the 22m long, purpose built sailing research vessel conduct 
conservation focused research on whales and other marine mammals around the 
world, using passive acoustic and visual research techniques. With a strong 
practical background in electronic engineering and computing the post holder 
should have some sailing experience (e.g. RYA Yachtmaster or equivalent) and 
a keen interest in the day to day running of a research vessel and 
associated research equipment and systems. Experience of working in a small 
team (10 people) in challenging circumstances would be useful. 

Further information about the work of the Song of the Whale team can be 
found at www.ifaw.org/sotw. 

For a copy of the job description and to download an application form please 
visit: www.ifaw.org/uk/employment. 

Closing date for receipt of completed applications: 4pm Monday 17 September 
2007 by email to recruituk at ifaw.org or by post to RecruitUK, IFAW UK, 89 
Albert Embankment, London SE1 7UD. Applications should include a covering 
letter, application form and CV. It is expected that interviews will be held 
in London at the end of September/beginning of October. 

Please note that if applicants have not heard from IFAW within one month of 
the closing date, they should assume that their application has been 
unsuccessful. 



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