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Assistant Research Officer (Marine)

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Location   Tanzania
Type   Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status   Full Time
Level   Voluntary & Interns
Deadline   10/03/2017
Company Name   Frontier
Contact Name   Daniel Davies
Telephone   Daniel Davies
Email   staff@frontier.ac.uk
Website   Further Details / Applications
Directory Entry : Frontier was established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to safeguarding biodiversity and ecosystem integrity and building sustainable livelihoods.
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Description  

Frontier are seeking a Marine Assistant Research Officer for our Tanzania project.

 

Background

Established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development non-governmental organisation (NGO), Frontier has been an innovator in creating quality volunteer programmes across the globe. Since then, Frontier has grown to operate over 330 capacity building conservation, community and adventure projects in over 60 countries spanning 5 continents. Over the past 26 years Frontier has volunteers of more than 30 nationalities take part in projects all around the world, making Frontier a truly international organisation with a global impact.

 

Job Description

The primary function of an Assistant Research Officer is to assist with all aspects of the research programme involving daily supervision of research team, data analysis and report writing.

More specifically, the role involves:

  • Assisting the Principal Investigator with the development and implementation of the research programme
  • Daily supervision of volunteer Research Assistants
  • Supervision, management and training of volunteers/assistants
  • Preparation of project reports and publication of results in scientific journals
  • Assist with project logistics and administration

 

Requirements

  • Graduate in an environmental or biological science discipline
  • First aid qualification
  • Minimum of PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent
  • Experience of data analysis & report-writing
  • Excellent written/oral communication & presentation skills
  • Administrative & time management skills and ability to train research assistants
  • Demonstrable commitment to conservation
  • Resilient & mature, with the ability to work as a team in basic living conditions

Although these attributes are ideal, every application is carefully considered and this post is an opportunity for less experienced individuals to gain overseas field experience of research, project and volunteer management and training.

For further details and to apply please send a CV and Cover Letter outlining your suitability for the tole to staff@frontier.ac.uk

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