[MARMAM] Voluteer needed- Bottlenose dolphins, New Zealand

de Tezanos Pinto, Gabriela G.deTezanosPinto at massey.ac.nz
Tue Nov 15 23:37:38 PST 2016

Volunteer position available to assist with photo-identification of bottlenose dolphins in New Zealand
A volunteer position is available to assist with a photo-identification project of bottlenose dolphins in northern New Zealand. This project is part of the ongoing research investigating several aspects of the social structure and population parameters of oceanic dolphins, with a main focus on bottlenose dolphins.

Dates: from 18th January 2017 ideally for 2-3 months.

Office work: Coastal-Marine Research Group, Massey University, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand.
Field work: On board a yacht, Bay of Islands, New Zealand

This is an volunteer unpaid vacancy and candidates are required to arrange their own accommodation, insurance and transport in Auckland (although assistance with finding accommodation can be provided). Accommodation in the Bay of Islands is provided aboard the research vessel (a yacht).

Personal characteristics:
Be healthy, reliable, adaptable, hardworking and patient as fieldwork is highly weather dependent. Be able to work independently and speak fluent English.

Application process:
Please send a short email to Gaby Tezanos-Pinto: g.detezanospinto at massey.ac.nz<mailto:g.detezanospinto at massey.ac.nz> using “volunteer position” as the subject line. The email should include a brief outline of why you would like to work on this project, the dates when you are available and a brief CV including one reference.

Thank you

Dr Gabriela Tezanos-Pinto
C-MRG, INMS, Massey University
Auckland, New Zealand
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