[MARMAM] Temporary Field Assistant required for May-June 2011 cetacean research project in French and British Waters of the Channel
acucknell at mcr-team.co.uk
Tue Apr 26 04:14:28 PDT 2011
Temporary Field Assistant required for May-June 2011 cetacean research
project in French and British Waters of the Channel.
Marine Conservation Research's (MCR) research team is seeking an experienced
and enthusiastic individual to join the team as temporary field work
assistant during a project in the English Channel during May-June 2011.
Working in close collaboration with other research groups, the project will
take place during mid-May until end of June 2011 and is primarily focused on
conducting a passive acoustic survey for harbour porpoises, although other
cetaceans will be documented/recorded too. The project will be conducted
from IFAW's dedicated sailing research vessel, Song of the Whale. SOTW is a
22 m long, purpose-built sailing research vessel with accommodation for
10. Experience in boat-based field work on cetaceans, particularly acoustic
research is required as is familiarity with the use of computers. The team
onboard will be made up of MCR staff, visiting scientists and
Reasonable travel expenses and board and lodging onboard the boat will be
provided and a small weekly allowance may also be available. For more
information about MCR and Song of the Whale please see our website:
Please email a letter of interest and CV, outlining your previous experience
and why you think you should be considered for the post to
<mailto:info at mcr-team.co.uk> info at mcr-team.co.uk by the 5th May 2011.
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