Oferta de trabajo en isla paradisíaca ~ Bioblogia.net

5 de mayo de 2008

Oferta de trabajo en isla paradisíaca

FIELD INTERNSHIP - A motivated field worker is needed to assist with a
project on the habitat requirements and threats of the critically
endangered Tuamotu Kingfisher. Field work will take place on the Atoll
of Niau (Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia) for 9 weeks (approx. 24
Sep to 26 Nov 2008). Work includes searching for nests and monitoring
breeding success, capturing and banding birds, radio-tracking,
installing and maintaining cameras, trapping rats and lizards, habitat
assessment, and behavior observations. The successful applicant will be
extremely motivated, in excellent physical condition, enthusiastic about
wildlife conservation, and have a demonstrated ability to work alone.
Experience with handling and monitoring birds is preferred. French
language skills, and experience with cameras, radio-tracking, rats, or
lizards is a plus. Field conditions are difficult and include insect
bites, heat, heavy rain, long work days, and traveling by bicycle. Work
will begin every day before dawn. The successful applicant will have a
valid passport, and will need to apply for a visa with the French
Consulate (requires health insurance). Travel, housing, food and a small
stipend ($500/month) will be provided. Please email a letter of
interest, resume, and contact information for 3 references (name, phone
number, and email) to GABRIELLE COULOMBE (glc8c4 AT mizzou.edu),
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Consideration will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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