[Coral-List] Galapagos job opportunity
hfox at hawaii.edu
Fri Oct 8 14:38:05 EDT 2004
GALAPAGOS--HEAD OF MARINE RESEARCH AND CONSERVATION
The Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands (CDF) is
seeking a Head of Marine Research and Conservation, to work at the
Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS), based on Santa Cruz Island,
Galapagos. The CDF is an international non-government organization,
whose mission is “To provide the knowledge and support to ensure the
conservation of the biodiversity in the Galapagos Archipelago through
scientific research and complementary actions”. All the work of the
CDF is carried out in close collaboration with the Galapagos National
Park Service (GNPS), which is the authority responsible for managing
both the Galapagos Marine Reserve (GMR) and the Galapagos National
Park. The CDF also collaborates with other authorities, fishermen,
and tourist operators in the GMR, through a participatory management
• Ph.D. relevant to marine conservation, with strong scientific
background and publications track record.
• Substantial experience at a high level in fishery resource or
marine conservation management.
• Strong communication skills, with an aptitude for
collaborating with a wide range of people and cultures, such as local
fishermen, senior government officials and international donors.
• Proven leadership skills and extensive management experience,
including personnel management, training, financial management, fund-
raising and project management.
• Strong writing skills, including technical reports and project
• Proficiency in Spanish and English.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested parties should send: (a) a detailed letter of interest, (b)
CV including publication list, and (c) names of three referees with
respective email addresses, to:
empleo at fcdarwin.org.ec
For more information about CDF and position visit the website:
p.s. Please note that I am not the contact for this job--I am just
passing it on
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