[MARMAM] JOB: Aquatec Group vacancy for Head of Bioacoustics Technology, Hartley Wintney, UK

Andy Smerdon ASmerdon at aquatecgroup.com
Fri Mar 5 09:52:51 PST 2010

Head of Bioacoustics Technology, Aquatec Group, Hartley Wintney, UK

About Aquatec
Aquatec Group is a UK-based manufacturer of oceanographic and subsea instrumentation, sold throughout the world for use by research organisations, survey companies, fisheries and the oil and gas industry. Our product range includes a number of bioacoustics-related products, including the AQUAclick (a Static Acoustic Monitoring data logger) and various models of AQUAmark (acoustic deterrent devices) for bycatch mitigation.

About the Role
To support our growing bioacoustics-related business, we are currently recruiting at our UK office for a Head of Bioacoustics Technology position, reporting to the Managing Director.

Aquatec develops and manufactures solutions for marine mammal monitoring and bycatch mitigation, with an in-house engineering team that comprises acoustics, electronics and software engineers.  Within the role, you will be expected to provide the interface between the engineering team and the needs of regulators, specifiers and end users of the technology.  You will be in regular contact with marine mammal scientists around the world.

Within the role you will be expected to develop the bioacoustics arm of the business, take part in product development and testing, and support existing users of products.  The role requires someone who has a well-rounded mix of personal, scientific, and business development skills.

About You
You will be degree qualified with a Masters or PhD in Marine Biology or similar. You will be a citizen of the European Community or will have a permanent right to work in the United Kingdom.  You will have practical field experience in the use of static acoustic monitoring systems, and a good understanding of bioacoustics principles.  You will be able to process and present bioacoustics data using Matlab, C or both.  Ideally you will be in a similar position, or actively working in marine mammal research in the field, and looking for a new challenge.  You will need to be competent and confident in the representation of Aquatec to potential customers as well as confident with Aquatec's internal team to build and expand the company's business.

The Reward
Aquatec is based in pleasant semi-rural surroundings in Hampshire, UK, approximately 40 miles or one hour's train journey from London.  You will be working with a highly motivated and dynamic team and a diverse range of clients and contacts around the world, with opportunities to travel.  Salary will be competitive and will reflect your current experience.  Assistance with relocation may also be available.

For more information or queries please send CV/Resume to Reva Perryman, Office Administrator at Aquatec Group, email rperryman at aquatecgroup.com<mailto:rperryman at aquatecgroup.com>.

Andy Smerdon

Aquatec Group Limited
Registered in England
No 2523284

Registered Address:
High Street, Hartley Wintney
Hampshire, RG27 8NY, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1252 843072
Fax: +44 (0)1252 843074

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