[MARMAM] Postdoc- Marine Vertebrates

Godley, Brendan B.J.Godley at exeter.ac.uk
Tue Mar 20 06:29:09 PDT 2012

Dear Colleagues

Please see below an advert below for a postdoc position in our group working with the excellent NGO Prodelphinus in Peru http://www.prodelphinus.org/en/index.html. You may be interested in our recent you Tube video launching the project:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhtVmUJ6hkY

Papers already emerging from the work (available for download at  http://www.seaturtle.org/mtrg/pubs/) include:
    Alfaro-Shigueto et al (2011) Small-scale fisheries of Peru: a major sink for marine turtles in the Pacific. JApplEcol 48:1432-1440
    Mangel JC et al (2011) Post-capture movements of loggerhead turtles in the southeastern Pacific Ocean assessed by satellite tracking. MarEcolProgSer 433:261-272
    Mangel JC et al (2011) Latitudinal variation in diet and patterns of human interaction in the marine otter. MarMammSci 27:E14-E25
    Alfaro-Shigueto J et al  (2010) Where small can have a large impact: Structure and characterization of small-scale fisheries in Peru. FishRes 106:8-17
    Mangel JC et al (2010) Small cetacean captures in Peruvian artisanal fisheries: High despite protective legislation. BiolConserv 143:136-143

As advertised at: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AED355/associate-research-fellow/
Associate Research Fellow
Marine Vertebrate Ecology
University of Exeter - Centre for Ecology and Conservation, Cornwall Campus

Reference: R11074/P42976

Starting salary: will be from £24,520 - £26,779 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience. Fixed term contract to 30 September 2013

Closing date: for completed applications is 16th April 2012.  Interviews are expected to take place in the week of 23rd April 2012

The College wishes to recruit an Associate Research Fellow to support the work of Professor Brendan Godley, Dr Annette Broderick and Dr Matthew Witt in the UK and overseas. This position funded by the Darwin Initiative, is available from 1 June 2012 to 30 September 2013.  Research topics include Fisheries Bycatch, Marine Acoustics, Satellite tracking, Spatial Ecology and Conservation.

The post includes a broad range of research and project management skills.  The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies. The post will require extended travel to Peru and work under field conditions and at sea. Spanish language fluency required. Applicants should have a background in fisheries or bycatch research with a preference for work in small-scale or artisanal fisheries.

Applicants will possess a relevant PhD and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. The successful applicants will be either experienced marine vertebrate or spatial ecologists. All candidates should have a strong track record of publishing in peer reviewed literature.

For further information please contact Prof. Brendan Godley, e-mail b.j.godley at exeter.ac.uk<mailto:b.j.godley at exeter.ac.uk>.

To view further details and apply online please click here.<https://jobs.exeter.ac.uk/hrpr_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=481518579W&WVID=3817591jNg&LANG=USA> Alternatively, please send your CV, covering letter and the details of three referees to Prof. Brendan Godley, e-mail b.j.godley at exeter.ac.uk<mailto:b.j.godley at exeter.ac.uk>.  Quoting the job reference R11074/P42976 in any correspondence.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive About Disabled People': if you have a disability, you should mention this in your application. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
You may be interested in our recent you Tube videos:
Darwin Initiative (Peru)
Kenya Field Course (MSc)

Prof. Brendan J. Godley
Chair in Conservation Science
Centre for Ecology & Conservation
University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus
TR10 9EZ, UK
Tel: +44 1326 371 861
Editor-in-Chief, Endangered Species Research

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