viernes, 18 de julio de 2014

Conservation Scientist

Conservation Scientist
Organisation:     RSPB
Salary:     £24,500 - £27,000 pa
Reference:     A1410714
Location:     Sandy, Bedfordshire
Hours:     Full Time
Position type:     Paid
Contract:     Fixed Term Contract
Closing date:     Thu 31 July 14

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced ecological modeller to join RSPB’s growing marine research team, to contribute to the analysis of the RSPB’s seabird tracking dataset. The post-holder will be responsible for developing models to examine seabird foraging behaviour in relation of oceanographic features, to identify important marine areas for seabirds. As part of a team of scientists collectively working on a range of marine conservation issues, the post-holder will also be expected to contribute expertise to a number of other projects. Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent in ecology or statistics, have considerable experience in spatial modelling and an interest in marine conservation. They must also have a strong track-record of scientific publication, and an ability to communicate project results in a variety of formats to a wide range of audiences, including non-scientists.