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African Conservation Lecturer

Reference African Conservation Lecturer  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location South Africa - Africa
Town/City Thanda Game Reserve
Salary Additional Information R7500
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 31/05/2016
Company Name Wildlife & Ecological Investments
Contact Name Dr. Nkabeng Mzileni
Telephone 021 851 9494
Fax 021 851 9496
Email nkabeng.mzileni@wei.org.za
Website Further Details / Applications
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African Conservation Lecturer

The candidate will be responsible for delivering the established and accredited Bushcraft Training and African Conservation lecture series and manage the on-site database hosted by Wildlife & Ecological Investments for Operation Wallacea Expeditions in South Africa.

Key Duties:

  1. Deliver the African Conservation Course and Bushcraft Training Course to university students and mark test papers at the end of the students training.
  2. Assist with presentations to Reserve managers and other stakeholders.
  3. To train incoming groups in the survey methods.
  4. Design and facilitate student workshops, presentations and other interactive learning tasks.
  5. Help make sure that data from the surveys is entered into the database whilst onsite.
  6. To undertake such other operational duties on site as may be required for the safe and efficient running of the research and volunteer programme.                                              


  • Minimum Masters degree in Conservation Biology or other related subject.
  • Ability to interact with volunteers (college and undergraduate university students) in the field.


  • The candidate must have the ability to confidently deliver lectures.
  • Field experience in Africa will be advantageous.


  • A R7500 stipend will be paid. All meals, camp accommodation, on site transport and park fees are also provided.

Position Available: 2016

Thanda Game Reserve:

  • 09th June – 29th July 2016

To apply, please contact and send your CV to:

Nkabeng Mzileni,

Wildlife and Ecological Investments,

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