[MARMAM] Pinniped Specialist Position in Iceland

Sandra M Granquist sandra at veidimal.is
Sat Jan 28 07:59:32 PST 2017

 Pinniped Specialist Position in Iceland
The Marine and Freshwater Research Institute in Iceland, seeks an industrious and independent marine biologists to participate in pinniped research, based at the Icelandic Seal Centre in Hvammstangi, North West Iceland.
Main areas of responsibility
Participation in, and organisation of, varied ongoing research projects such as seal population censuses, behavioural studies, but also the organisation of new projects and related fund raising activities.
Educational and competencies requirements

·         MSc- or Phd in biology/ecology
·         Background in marine mammal research

·         Advanced English, both spoken and written
·         Interpersonal skills
·         Good organisational skills and methodical working practices
·         Statistical data analysis skills
·         Independence and initiative

·         Leadership skills

·         Driving licence

·         Experience of field work under adverse weather

Deadline for application is 1st of March 2017. Letters of application, alongside thorough documentation of educational attainment, professional experiences, and the details of two referees should be emailed to umsokn at hafogvatn.is<mailto:umsokn at hafogvatn.is> or to the Marine Research Institute Headquarters, Skúlagötu 4, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland.
For further information please contact Kristín Helgadóttir, Human Resources Manager (kristin.helgadottir at hafogvatn.is<mailto:kristin.helgadottir at hafogvatn.is>) and Sandra M. Granquist, marine mammal specialist (sandra.magdalena.granquist at hafogvatn.is), telephone 5752000.

Both men and women are encouraged to apply. All applications will be answered once a decision has been made.

Sandra M. Granquist, PhD
Head of department

The Icelandic Seal Center
Brekkugata 2, 530 Hvammstangi
Tel: +354-8472188

Hafrannsóknastofnun - rannsókna- og ráðgjafarstofnun hafs og vatna/ Marine and Freshwater Research Institute
Skúlagata 4, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
Tel: +354-5752648
Netfang/Email: Sandra.magdalena.granquist at hafogvatn.is

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