domingo, 27 de abril de 2014

Marine Biologist

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS), part of the Natural Environment Research Council, aims to undertake a world-class programme of scientific research, and to sustain for the UK an active and influential regional presence and a leadership role in Antarctic affairs.

We are looking to appoint as Marine Biologist to play a role in planning, organisation, and implementation of the Ecosystems research programme whilst also supporting a diverse range of marine science projects, and base activities, particularly during the summer months.

Qualifications: -BSc 2:1, minimum
-Experienced diver (minimum 100 logged dives (50 cold water and dry suit dives). Capable of passing HSE commercial diving course before deployment to Antarctica
-Benthic community identification (use of keys for identification), microscope and laboratory skills

Duration: Minimum of 19 Month Fixed Term Appointment

Salary: Salary: £23,937 per annum, rising annually. Additionally, upon completion of a successful tour, you will receive a 10% bonus. BAS provides all training required, outdoor and work clothing, tools, and accommodation (whilst in the Antarctic).

On-line application forms and further information are available on our website at

These are also available from the Personnel Section, British Antarctic Survey, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET. Tel: (01223) 221508.

Please quote reference: BAS 17/14
Closing date for receipt of application forms is: 18th May 2014
Interviews are scheduled to be held on: w/c 16th June 2014

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. People from ethnic minorities are currently under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome.
You will need to be physically capable and medically fit to work in Antarctic conditions.