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Student Researcher

Hiring Organization:
Orangutan Health Project

Date Posted:

Position Description:
The Orangutan Health Project (OHP) is located on Sumatra in Indonesia and investigates the special behaviours and ecological conditions necessary for the maintenance of health in wild orangutans. OHP provide a unique opportunity for students to study orangutans in their natural habitat in Indonesia.The student researcher will be assisting with the research goals of the project. The student researcher will accompany our local Field Assistant. Duties/responsibilities include finding and following orangutans, taking data, and obtaining faecal/plant/soil samples.

As of January 2011 we are still actively looking for several student researchers to fill these positions.

Interested candidates shoud send following:
1.Letter of introduction describing why you are interested in the position and what you hope to gain from it
2.Resume or CV
3. Letter of recommendation
Materials please send to Ivona Foitova at
Priority will be given to Biology or Primatology students.

The project will assist with all permits needed to conduct research in Indonesia. Though the project may be able to provide some assistance with funding, it is important that the student candidate have their own funding.

Term of Appointment:
Minimum 6 months, 1 year ideal

Application Deadline:

The project is searching for a student researcher to begin with the project immediately. Please contact us at the e-mail address below or at:

Contact Information:
Ivona Foitova
c/o YLI, Jl. Bioteknologi, Kampus USU
Medan 20155

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