Photo-ID of common dolphins in New Zealand ~

27 de junio de 2004

Photo-ID of common dolphins in New Zealand

We are currently seeking an experienced intern to work with us at the Coastal Marine Research Group (CMRG) at Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand. The position entails assisting with the cataloguing of common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) from New Zealand waters. The placement shall run for 4-6 weeks commencing 1st August 2004 and shall involve a variety of tasks including sorting, labelling and data entry. The successful candidate should have photo-identification experience. The internship is predominantly land-based although there will be some
opportunities to assist with field research. However, candidates should be aware that such time will be minimal as majority of the tasks will be land-based.

* Experience with marine mammal photo-identification
* A degree in marine biology/biology (preferably specialising with
marine mammals)
* Excellent English language skills - must be fluent both written
and spoken
* Motivated and able to work well independently
* A team player with good communication skills

Applicants should apply by mail to KAREN STOCKIN at the following
address. Please include a CV, cover letter and 2 references.

Karen Stockin
C/O Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort
Staff Mail
P.O Box 1200
Eagle Farm
QLD 40009

Deadline for applications is July 15th

Karen A Stockin
Coastal Marine Research Group
Department of Natural Resources
College of Sciences
Massey University
Albany Campus
Private Bag 102-904
North Shore MSC
New Zealand
Tel: + 64 (0)9 424 8461
Fax: +64 (0)9 441 8115

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