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28 Apr 2017

Environment Assistant Research Officer – Tenerife, Madagascar, Costa Rica, Belize, Fiji & Tanzania

Frontier – Posted by Frontier Anywhere

Job Description

Frontier are seeking Assistant Research Officers for our terrestrial and marine projects.

Background

Established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development non-governmental organisation (NGO), Frontier has been an innovator in creating quality volunteer programmes across the globe. Since then, Frontier has grown to operate over 330 capacity-building conservation, community and adventure projects in over 60 countries, spanning 5 continents. Over the past 26 years Frontier has had volunteers of more than 30 nationalities take part in projects all around the world, making Frontier a truly international organisation with a global impact.

Job Description

The primary function of an Assistant Research Officer is to assist with all aspects of the research programme involving daily supervision of research team, data analysis and report writing.

More specifically, the role involves:

Assisting the Principal Investigator with the development and implementation of the research programme
Daily supervision of volunteer Research Assistants
Supervision, management and training of volunteers/assistants
Preparation of project reports and publication of results in scientific journals
Assist with project logistics and administration

Requirements

Graduate in an environmental or biological science discipline
First aid qualification
Experience of data analysis & report-writing
Excellent written/oral communication & presentation skills
Administrative & time management skills and ability to train research assistants
Demonstrable commitment to conservation
Resilient & mature, with the ability to work as a team in basic living conditions

Although these attributes are ideal, every application is carefully considered and this post is an opportunity for less experienced individuals to gain overseas field experience of research, project and volunteer management and training.

How to Apply

For further details and to apply please visit: https://www.frontier.ac.uk/recruit/DisplayJobs.aspx?category=5 or send a CV and Cover Letter to staff@frontier.ac.uk

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Environment. Job Tags: conservation, field work, overseas, research, and travel.

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