|Salary:||£39,748 to £50,790 per annum|
|Placed On:||12th October 2021|
|Closes:||7th November 2021|
|Job Ref:||BAS 21/124|
The British Antarctic Survey are looking for a Bird Island Science Manager.
To manage the long-term monitoring and targeted research projects on higher predators (seals, albatrosses, penguins and petrels) at Bird Island. This includes: management of Bird Island, including infrastructure, databases, purchasing, equipment, development of new technologies, public outreach, permits, risk assessment, liaison with Operations, Corporate Services, Science etc.; recruiting, directing and supporting the 6 zoological field assistants; managing the bird ringing and tracking programmes; managing and developing the long-term monitoring and demography databases; personal scientific research as lead and in support of other members of Ecosystems and external collaborators; applying for external grants as PI or Co-I; publishing papers as lead or co-author in peer-reviewed journals. The post holder may also be required to provide specialist support across the Ecosystems Team and other science teams in BAS.
Good first degree or Masters in biological or environmental sciences. PhD in biology, ecology, marine science or related field.
Bird Island Science Management
Please quote reference for any queries: BAS 21/124
Interviews are scheduled to be held on: 23 November 2021
At BAS, our vision is to be a world-leading centre for polar science and operations. Making our vision a reality depends on the excellence and diversity of our staff. We are committed to creating a workplace where all our staff can flourish and succeed. BAS is a Disability Confident employer, we are proud to hold a bronze Athena Swan award and we are a member of enei, the EmployersNetwork for Equality & Inclusion.
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