[MARMAM] Vacancy for a Project Scientist

Fiona Skilbeck fas at smru.co.uk
Wed Sep 29 06:12:38 PDT 2010

Please find below details for this new  full time position, based in St
Andrews, Scotland:  

SMRU Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of St Andrews
that provides cutting edge scientific advice to industry and government
and works closely with various departments within the University of St
Andrews, in particular, the Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) and the
Centre for Research into Ecological and Environmental Modelling (CREEM),
undertaking a wide variety of research contracts that build on the
expertise within the respective organisations.


We are now looking for an applied research scientist who has a
specialist interest in marine mammals to join our team that is currently
operating on a range of projects relating to the effects of offshore
development on marine mammals.


The role will require a dynamic individual who is a team player and
willing to travel and operate in an international environment with
clients who can vary from national governments to multi-national


The successful applicant will have the opportunity to explore the
conceptual and practical development of applied research in their field
We seek individuals with a specific knowledge of marine mammal biology,
but we would also be interested in individuals whose specialist
qualifications lie in statistics, computing, applied mathematics or
environmental risk management. 


Individuals must be conscientious, with attention to detail, willing to
build and sustain strong customer-client relations and take a strong
interest in the development of the business. They must also be able to
learn and apply new techniques.

A full Job Description can be downloaded at

To apply, please email your CV along with a covering letter outlining
why you are the ideal person to fill this role to
recruitment at smru.co.uk.  All applications will be acknowledged, but
feedback can only be given to those called for interview.

The closing date for completed applications is  Monday, 18th October
2010, with interviews taking place in St Andrews on Monday, 15th
November 2010. 


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