[Coral-List] Job Posting - Research Analyst

Lew, Do Yin (WorldFish) D.Lew at cgiar.org
Fri Jul 13 03:34:30 EDT 2007

The WorldFish Center, located on the island of Penang, Malaysia, is a
world-class scientific research organization.  Our mission is to reduce
poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture.  We have
offices in eleven countries and engage in collaborative research with
our partners in more than 50 countries. The Center is a nonprofit
organization and a member of the Consultative Group on International
Agricultural Research (CGIAR).


Unique opportunities have arisen for gifted individuals to contribute to
the mission of the Center and make a personal impact on the lives of
millions of less fortunate people in developing countries around the
world. You could be one of the highly competent and motivated individual
to fill the following position:







*    Maintain a data entry work plan to prioritize and execute entry of
references, photos, bleaching observation, and other information into

*    Initiate and conduct compilation and analysis of research data,
prepare data summaries, and write reports/articles, under broad
supervision by Project Leader;

*    Provide input/suggestions on data contents and functionality of
ReefBase database and website, as requested or by own initiative; and

*    Assist in project organization and implementation including
research administration support and workshops and training with



*    Masters in Marine Science or related discipline specializing in
coral reef environment with at least 3 years relevant experience;

*    Basics understanding of geographic information system (GIS);

*    Ability to digest scientific information and to develop clear
summaries for articles and/or web pages;

*    Ability to working within multicultural teams, in project
implementation, and  the coordination of partners;

*    Established network of main coral reef scientists, managers and
institutions in Malaysia, regional and international;

*    Strong understanding of coral reef monitoring and assessments
methods, coral reef issues and management, database used and operations;

*    Strong ability to develop realistic data entry work plan, conduct
data analysis using appropriate tools and statistical software; and

*    Good verbal and written skills in English language.


The WorldFish Center offers a competitive remuneration package, a
non-discriminatory policy and provides an innovative work environment.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume that
includes a cover letter, names and contacts (telephone, fax, and e-mail
address) of three (3) professional referees who are familiar with the
candidate's qualifications and work experience via email to
worldfish-hr at cgiar.org, no later than 20 July 2007. This position will
be based at the WorldFish's headquarters in Penang. Only short-listed
candidates will be notified.


For further details, please visit our website at www.worldfishcenter.org


The WorldFish Center is an international and equal opportunity
organization and believes that diversity of staff contributes to its
excellence. Applications from women are especially encouraged.





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