Greetings from the Falkland Islands. I would be very grateful if you would send this around your networks as widely as possible.
Many thanks and very best wishes, Paul.
FISHERIES SCIENCE IN THE CARIBBEAN
This is a responsible and strategic position based in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) that will co-ordinate the newly-awarded Darwin Plus 2-year Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries (SSSF) project “Conserving tropical marine ecosystems in TCI through science-based fisheries management”.
In partnership with the Turks and Caicos Government (TCIG) this project aims to address barriers to landings and life history data, crucial to stock assessments.
Salary Band D starting from £34,412
Flights and relocation grant included
Support the fisheries in the Caribbean with your skills and expertise as a scientist
SAERI is recruiting a Senior Marine and Fisheries Scientist to be based in the Turks and Caicos Islands for 2 years to work closely with the government and local fishers and stakeholders. The role will build fishers’ capacity for participation in fisheries management and landing sites. It will also train staff in landing and biological data collection and management as well as equip a fisheries laboratory to conduct stock assessments using the data collected.
Specifically, this newly developed role will:
1. Centralise fish landing points through stakeholder engagement
2. Train data collection and equipment use to create an integrated fisheries database
3. Equip a fisheries laboratory; and
4. Develop monitoring and stock assessment routines
Main Essential criteria:
· PhD in Marine Sciences, marine policy, or related field
· Experience with statistical modelling, with a fundamental knowledge of stock assessments
Further information can be obtained from Arlene Bowers by emailing [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
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By 30 September 2021
Dr Paul Brickle
South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI) ● Honorary Reader, School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen
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