mardi 28 novembre 2017


Company  Reneco International Wildlife Consultants
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
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 programme and its impact on the environment has to be carefully assessed.
Job description  The  holder  of  this  position  will  focus  on  research  and  development  of  captive  breeding techniques  applied to bustard species, with a  particular emphasis on the  effects of husbandry techniques  in  outdoor  and  indoor  (controlled  environment)  on  individual  condition  and reproduction.
The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:
Protocol  edition  and  follow  up  of  their  application  /  team  training  and  coordination/  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  or  experience  well rounded in breeding biology, reproduction physiology, animal behaviour, and bird husbandry.
Complementary  knowledge  in  the  following  topics  would  be  an  asset:  ex-situ  conservation,
artificial reproduction in controlled environment.
He/She must be able to move in several countries within Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
Language requirements
Fluency in English
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