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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:150%"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial">The Faculty of
Sciences from University of Porto / Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and
Environmental Research is preparing its 4<sup>th</sup> year of cetacean
monitoring in cargo ships from Continental Portugal (Porto/Lisbon) to Madeira
(Caniçal), Azores (Ponta Delgada/Horta/Praia da Vitória) and, for the 1<sup>st</sup>
time, to Cape Verde Islands (Sal/Boavista).. Sampling season will start in May
for the Cape Verde route and in July for the other; and will go on up to
October.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:150%"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial">We are seeking
volunteers for the 2015 MMOs team with, at least, one month of availability
within the sampling season. Training will be provided but people with cetacean
monitoring experience will be preferred. </span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia">Participants can also participate in data entry and data analysis if
they wish to work/learn with GIS and habitat modelling techniques<span style="background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial">, and we encourage the use of this experience for
university reports or internships (given that the course director allows it).</span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:150%"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial">Successful
applicants should possess or be enrolled in a BS or MS course in biology or
related, be reliable, dedicated, adaptable and patient, as this work is highly
weather dependent and requires consecutive days of work at sea. </span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:150%"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial">These are unpaid positions
and travel expenses to or within Portugal are not covered, however, all the
expenses on board are (food and accommodation). Occasional accommodation in the
mainland, in between surveys, is not covered, however, deals with Oporto’s local
hostels are undergoing in order to provide lower rates.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:150%"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia">If you are an undergraduate or
graduated student interested in pursuing a careen in marine mammal research,
this is an excellent opportunity to learn and gain experience at sea.</span></p>

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<span style="background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial">Application deadline is 30<sup>th</sup> April;
however if you want to start in May or June, please submit your application as
soon as possible. We will inform you on our decision by 15<sup>th</sup> May,
with exception of the volunteers selected for May to June period, who will be
informed in April. </span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:150%"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial">To apply please
send a Motivation Letter, <i>Curriculum Vitae</i> and availability within sampling season, to: </span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia"><a href="mailto:ispinto@ciimar.up.pt">ispinto@ciimar.up.pt</a>  and </span><a href="mailto:anamafaldacorreia@gmail.com"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia;color:windowtext;text-decoration:none;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial">anamafaldacorreia@gmail.com</span></a><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial">. </span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:150%;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia">Prof.
Dr. Isabel Sousa Pinto</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:150%;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia">Prof.
Faculty of Sciences of University of Porto</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:150%;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia">Interdisciplinary
Centre for Marine and Environmental Research - Director of Coastal Biodiversity
Lab</span></p>

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dos Bragas, <u><span style="color:rgb(17,85,204)">289. 4050-123</span></u> Porto, Portugal</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:150%;background-image:initial;background-repeat:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Georgia">Email: <u><span style="color:rgb(17,85,204)"><a href="mailto:ispinto@ciimar.up.pt">ispinto@ciimar.up.pt</a></span></u></span></p>

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