Falklands fishing company Fortuna Ltd., the Falklands' Fisheries Department and the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute, SAERI are sponsoring a research opportunity for a Science honors graduate to embark on a career in academic or applied marine ecology in the Islands.
The open invitation explains there are gaps in the understanding of Falklands' marine fisheries and addressing these gaps have been identified as priority areas within the Fisheries Department's Science Strategy.
The PhD studentship will be significant in bridging some of these gaps for the southern whiting fisheries
Candidates must have A good degree (upper 2nd class or 1st class) in a Biological Environmental Science or a Masters degree in Marine Science or relevant subject; at least one year working in a field of marine biology and should have experience working in a Fisheries or zoological laboratory and have a broad range of analytical and practical skills.
Closing date is 22 January. For more information, a detailed job description, salary and application form, please contact the FIG Human Resources Department on 27420.