[MARMAM] Job Opening - Marine Mammal Supervisor and Bioacoustician

Patrice Hostetter p.hostetter at archipelago.gr
Fri Mar 6 03:01:14 PST 2020

Dear All,

Please find information about an open position of Marine Mammal Supervisor
and Bioacoustician at Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation.

*Marine Mammal Team Supervisor and Bio-acoustician Position*



Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation is looking for a “Marine
Mammal Team Supervisor and Bio-acoustician” to join us as soon as possible
(March) at our research bases, located in the NE Aegean islands. The goal
of the Archipelagos’ Marine Mammal Research Team is to monitor the regional
status of marine mammal and sea turtle populations and their habitats in
the Aegean, an area where data relating to these species is largely
deficient. By gathering data on species populations and their respective
threats, the research team works to fill these knowledge-gaps, identifying
critical habitats that are especially susceptible to human and
environmental impacts. The primary role of the Supervisor will be leading
these surveys, training and guiding interns, and general base management.
The position will be open until filled.


•          MSc Degree in a related field.

•          Managing and training students and volunteers and demonstrated
leadership, supervision, and team-building skills.

•          Knowledge of methods of data collection and principles and
techniques of research and analysis, in particular: bioacoustics technics,
P-ID, behaviour, GIS, data analysis and modelling.

•          Previous experience in research conservation projects and field
surveys on marine mammals.

•          Able to conduct fieldwork in all weather conditions and be
comfortable to spend a long time on a research vessel.

•          Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and
good computer skills.

•          Ability to write scientific reports and papers.

•          Work during weekends and holidays when required.

•          Drive license.


Experience in field research projects on marine mammal, boat-based survey,
bioacoustics and GIS.


Lipsi and Samos Islands, Greece.

*We offer:*

Supervisor: salary according to the experience, accommodation and full


Please submit a current resume (maximum 5 pages), list of three references,
and a cover letter expressing your interest to info at archipelago.gr

*Patrice Hostetter*
*Head of Marine Mammal Research*
*MSc in Marine Biology & Ecology*

*Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation*
*www.archipelago.gr <http://www.archipelago.gr/>*

Marine Research Base:

P.O. Box 42, Pythagorio, Samos 83103, Greece

Telephone: +30 22730 61191 Fax: +30 22730 37533
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