Field assistant positions Marion Island 2017-2018 - NOW CLOSED

 Southern elephant seal census, Marion Island. Photo: Nico de Bruyn

Southern elephant seal census, Marion Island. Photo: Nico de Bruyn

Three field assistant positions (2 x "Sealers" and 1 x "Whaler") are once again available at Marion Island, April 2016 - May 2017. All three positions are embedded within the research programme: "Marion Island Marine Mammals - sensitivity to global drivers of environmental change".

For instructions and more information:
Mammalogist - Seals
Mammalogist - Killer Whales

Read the advertisements carefully and follow the application instructions therein, taking special note of the need for 'hard copy' applications as stipulated by DEA. An official Z83 form can be downloaded here.

An overview documentary of what you might expect in these positions can be viewed here and further insight about our science gained by looking at our publications. Additional information about the positions and a background to the programme can be found on our programme history, 'working with us' and FAQ pages.

Inquiries and cover letters may be sent to Prof Nico de Bruyn (pjndebruyn[at]zoology.up.ac.za), but note that official applications need to be sent to DEA (see above).

DEADLINE: 20 October 2016