[MARMAM] Marine Mammal Volunteer Position, New Zealand

Krista Hupman Krista.Hupman at niwa.co.nz
Tue Mar 12 19:36:56 PDT 2019


Marine Mammal Volunteer Position, New Zealand

A volunteer is required to assist with an ongoing study investigating the occurrence, residency and movement of marine mammals (in particular common dolphins and leopard seals) around New Zealand. This work involves desktop research including data entry and photo-identification.

This project is part of the ongoing research for the Marine Megafauna Group at the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Wellington and in collaboration with LeopardSeals.Org.

DATES: April – September 2019.

A minimum commitment of three months is required and priority will be given to those who can commit for longer periods.

LOCATION: Wellington, New Zealand

As this is a volunteer position, there is unfortunately no monetary compensation or living provisions. The successful candidate should arrange their own accommodation in Wellington, living expenses, travel costs and visa.

QUALIFICATIONS:
. The project is well suited to upper level undergrads, recent graduates and graduate students who have some background in biology, marine biology, ecology, zoology or related fields.
. Computer proficiency in MS Office (especially Excel) is a requirement. Additionally, proficiency in photo manipulation software (such as photoshop) would be an asset.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
. Email your CV to krista.hupman at niwa.co.nz<mailto:krista.hupman at niwa.co.nz>
. Outline why you would like to work on this project, the dates when you are available to assist on the project, your qualifications and relevant experience



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Dr Krista Hupman
Cetacean Biologist/Ecologist
T +64-4-386-0527

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