Postgraduate Fisheries Scientists (2 posts)

The School of Ocean Sciences, is leading a sustainable fisheries science programme in close collaboration with the Welsh fishing industry, Government and the Countryside Council for Wales. The project is designed to develop the science and monitoring necessary to underpin sustainable fisheries in Wales and to provide the fishing industry and Government with advice to inform management and conservation of marine resources. We are aiming to appoint two postgraduate scientists who will provide the logistical, laboratory and general field support to the postdoctoral team. Suitable candidates will have a background in marine science or ecology and will be able to demonstrate evidence of having worked in the field ideally at sea and with fishermen. Exceptional candidates may be able to register for a higher degree. Due to the nature of the work, all positions require the post holders to be able to pass an ENG1 seagoing medical examination, to be able to work at sea for extended periods in a variety of sea conditions.

The positions are available from 01 July 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter. The duration of the posts lasts for 20 months initially (or a shorter period depending on agreed start date) with the possibility of a 15 month extension thereafter. Informal enquires should be directed to Prof Michel Kaiser (michel.kaiser@bangor.ac.uk).

Application forms and further particulars should be obtained by contacting Human Resources, Bangor University; tel: (01248) 382926/383865; e-mail: personnel@bangor.ac.uk; web: www.bangor.ac.uk Please quote reference number 12-11/247 when applying for the Postgraduate Fisheries Scientists post. Closing date for applications: 1.00 p.m. Monday 18th June 2012. Committed To Equal Opportunities.

Starting Salary: £23,811 (on Grade 6) p.a

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