[MARMAM] Seeking experienced volunteer field assistants for autumn 2013 whale research project offshore South Australia.

Livermore, Sharon slivermore at ifaw.org
Mon Mar 25 16:09:22 PDT 2013

Seeking experienced volunteer field assistants for autumn 2013 whale
research project offshore South Australia.

Dates: 24 April to 9 May 2013


Overview: IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) is seeking
experienced and enthusiastic individual(s) to join our research team as
voluntary fieldwork assistant(s) for a project offshore of South
Australia during late April - early May 2013.


Departing from Adelaide, this project will take place for 16 consecutive
days and applicants will need to be available for the duration of the
survey. Work will be primarily focused on conducting visual and 24 hour
passive acoustic research on cetaceans.


Essential experience:

*         previous relevant survey experience of boat-based field work
on cetaceans, with time spent living and working offshore 

*         acoustic research experience 

*         familiarity with the use of computer systems 

*         reliable, motivated and team oriented, with a positive
attitude and a genuine interest in marine mammal science

*         No history of seasickness


The team onboard will be made up of IFAW and Marine Conservation
Research (MCR) staff, visiting scientists and volunteers. Preference
will be given to locally-based applicants.


Further information: The project will be conducted from S.V. Pelican, a
19 m long sailing catamaran with accommodation for 20
(http://www.svpelican.com.au/). This an unpaid post, although lodgings
onboard the boat will be provided. For more information about MCR and
IFAW please see the following websites:
www.marineconservationresearch.co.uk/ and http://www.ifaw.org/australia


Please email a CV and letter of interest outlining your previous
experience, availability and why you think you should be considered for
the post to Sharon Livermore, IFAW Marine Campaigner at
slivermore at ifaw.org

Application deadline: 2 April 2013




Sharon Livermore | Marine Campaigner

IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfare

Oceania Office

6 Belmore Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia.
tel. +61 (0)2 9288 4984    mob. +61 (0)410 815 650

email. slivermore at ifaw.org <mailto:slivermore at ifaw.org> 


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