[Coral-List] Galapagos job opportunity

Helen Fox hfox at hawaii.edu
Fri Oct 8 14:38:05 EDT 2004


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.

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
Helen Fox 

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