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Field assistants

Hiring Organization:
Nelson Mandela University

Date Posted:
2017-12-11

Position Description:
We are looking for research assistants to follow chacma baboons and record various aspects of their behaviour on a coastal farm just outside Plettenberg Bay in South Africa. The scenery is magnificent, and the town is on the beautiful Garden Route of South Africa.

Please follow this link to view the advert for the position: https://drive.google.com/open?id=11YHNV8cWtDL34-0yf-fFkRNea9FBCpLQ

Qualifications/Experience:
Degree in biology, preferably with experience conducting behavioural observations in the field (not necessarily of primates).

Salary/funding:
Voluntary, but lodging and food in a very comfortable, fully-equipped cottage with electricity, hot water and internet will be covered. You will be expected to pay for your flights to and from the field site (and leisure trips within SA over weekends and during leave will not be covered).
Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging): Meals, lodging, vehicle and fuel within field site

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
Voluntary, but lodging and food in a very comfortable, fully-equipped cottage with electricity, hot water and internet will be covered. You will be expected to pay for your flights to and from the field site (and leisure trips within SA over weekends and during leave will not be covered).
Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging): Meals, lodging, vehicle and fuel within field site

Term of Appointment:
Approx. Feb 2018 to Feb 2019

Application Deadline:
2017-12-20

Contact Information:
Maxine WhitField-Smit
South Africa

Website:
http://ccp.mandela.ac.za

E-mail Address:
maxine.smit@mandela.ac.za

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