mardi 28 novembre 2017


Company  Reneco International Wildlife Consultants. LLC.
Job category  
Permanent position
Job locations  
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Job context  
Reneco’s  mission  is  to  implement  an  overall  conservation  strategy  aiming  to  restore  and  preserve  the  endangered  North  African  and  Asian  native  houbara  bustard  populations (Chlamydotis  undulata  and  Chlamydotis  macqueenii).  To  achieve  these  goals,  Reneco  has developed  a  multidisciplinary  approach  in  different  centres  and  countries  combining fundamental and applied research in such varied areas as ecology, biology, physiology, captive breeding,  veterinary  medicine,  with  an  in-depth  expertise  in  the  reinforcement  of  wild populations.
More particularly, research efforts aim to increase general knowledge on both species and their habitats to provide useful tools for conservation planning at a large scale and in various environments. In addition, the success of the program and its impact on the environment has to be carefully assessed.
Job description  
The holder of this job will  focus on the  movement ecology and behaviour  of houbara  (wild and captive-bred  released)  with  emphasis  on  1)  dispersal  and  migration  behaviour,  2)  drivers  of birds movements, 3) relationships between movement and bird fitness (survival and breeding),and 4) flying and orientation behaviour.
The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:
Fieldwork  and  experiment  protocol  edition  and  application  /  team  training  /  data  analysis  / report  edition  /  scientific  papers  edition  /  international  communication  (congress)  /  conduct regular research meeting (students, fieldworkers) / student supervision.
Skills required 
The successful candidate should hold a PhD degree with  an education well rounded in animal ecology,  behaviour  and  conservation  biology.  More  particularly  a  profound  knowledge  in  the analysis of movements is required.
A comprehensive knowledge in the following research topics would be an asset: habitat use and selection / foraging ecology / in and ex-situ conservation / reintroduction biology
He / She must have good experience of fieldwork, and must be able to move in several countries within Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
Language requirements
Fluency in English.
French, Arabic or Russian will be an asset.
Additional valuable abilities
Ability to work in a multicultural and multinational environment.
Mobility across all Reneco’s projects in Middle East, Asia and North Africa.
Start date  2018
Salary  Commensurate with experience
Additional benefits
Full medical insurance, travel allowance, length of service gratuity, provisions for accommodation
To submit an application