[MARMAM] Postdoctoral opportunity- histopathological investigations of cetaceans

Plon, Stephanie (Dr) (Summerstrand Campus South) Stephanie.Plon at nmmu.ac.za
Fri Jul 31 06:14:25 PDT 2015

An opportunity exists for an interested and enthusiastic postdoctoral candidate to conduct research on the histopathology and other health aspects of stranded and bycaught delphinds in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The work will be conducted under the mentorship of Dr. Stephanie Plön from the Coastal and Marine Research Institute at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, in collaboration with Dr. Greg Hofmeyr, Port Elizabeth Museum, Port Elizabeth, and Dr. Emily Lane, National Zoological Gardens, Pretoria, South Africa.
The successful candidate will need to be a trained pathologist with a minimum of three years work experience and an interest in research; prior experience in marine mammal pathology is a bonus. The ideal candidate should be a team player, with good written and verbal skills, a proven record of publications, and willingness to collaborate widely. He/ she will need to be able to work independently as well as communicate with a range of stakeholders with varying educational backgrounds.
Interested candidates should send their CV, names, contact telephone and e-mail addresses of three referees, and a cover letter expressing their motivation and interest in the position to Dr. Stephanie Plön (stephanie.plon at nmmu.ac.za<mailto:stephanie.plon at nmmu.ac.za>) no later than 5. August 2015.

Dr. Stephanie Plön
Coastal and Marine Research Institute
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU)
PO Box 77000
Port Elizabeth, 6031

Tel: 041-5042877
Cell: 076-3791067
Fax: 041-5832317
e-mail: stephanie.plon at nmmu.ac.za


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