Field assistant in evolutionary ecology of European swamp turtles ~

25 de marzo de 2010

Field assistant in evolutionary ecology of European swamp turtles

We are looking for a voluntary field assistant to participate in a
conservation project on European swamp turtles (Emys orbicularis),
starting as soon as possible and lasting until July 2010, at the Research
Station Petite Camargue Alsacienne in France (

The work will include observation and localisation of aquatic turtles
living in the nature reserve, capturing the turtles, observing breeding
behaviour and locating nests. The applicant is expected to stay for the
entire field season from the end of March until the end of July.

The field site is situated in the nature reserve Petite Camargue
Alsacienne in France, about 10 km north of Basel (Switzerland). We cannot
cover travel expenses, but we offer free accommodation and use of the
infrastructure at the research station. The assistant will receive 350
Euros per month to cover living expenses.

The position will be filled as soon as possible. Applications should be in
English, French or German, and should include, in one single pdf or word
file, a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation. Please provide names
and email addresses of two persons who are willing to write a letter of
recommendation, and send applications by email to the following address:

Christian Rust

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