mardi 6 novembre 2012

Field Assistant

Hiring Organization:
University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

Date Posted:

Position Description:
We are looking for a field assistant to support us with an ERC-funded research project on the vocal abilities of white-handed gibbons in Khao Yai National Park, Thailand. 

The main responsibilities of the successful applicant are to support a doctoral student, Julie Andrieu, with carrying out behavioural observations and playback experiments on different habituated groups.

The project is supervised by Klaus Zuberbuhler.

The successful candidate will have a background in animal behaviour and some training in behavioural sampling methods. He or she must be physically fit, as the demands of carrying out fieldwork in a tropical environment are considerable. A valid international driving license and good command of English are essential.

No salary is provided but the successful candidate can claim up to 1,000 Euros for subsistence costs, following satisfactory performance.

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
Return flight to Bangkok, following satisfactory performance.

Term of Appointment:
The position is for 6-8 months, starting in early January 2013.

Application Deadline:
30 Nov 2012

To apply, please submit a CV, letter of intent, and two letters of reference to Julie Andrieu.

Contact Information:
Rue Emile Argand 11
Neuchatel 2000

Telephone Number:
+421 32 718 3105


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