[Coral-List] Volunteer position Curacao

Gaëlle Quéré queregaelle at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 07:49:20 EDT 2011

Subject: Volunteer placement Automn 2011 - Curacao


Please forward this position description to anyone who may be interested.

*Volunteer placement* *on Curaçao*

The Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (www.zmt-bremen.de) is
searching for volunteers to join its field expedition in Curaçao in Automn
2011. Volunteers will help and participate actively in various research
projects related to the ecology of benthic algae on coral reefs and their
interactions with corals. They will have the opportunity to vastly expand
their knowledge of the coral reef environment and gain research diving and
coral reef survey skills.

*Research Area: *The field trip will take place in Curaçao, Netherlands
Antilles, Southern Caribbean at the Carmabi biological research station (

*Dates: *September 14, 2011 – December 14, 2011, flexibility of +/- 1 week

*Requirements: *Diving certification with a minimum of 50 logged dives; BSc
or MSc in biology or a related field. Candidate should be physically
fit, willing
to work long hours, comfortable working in and on the water, fluent in
English, and have good communication skills.

* *

*Financial contributions:* Volunteers are required to pay for their own
travel and stay on Curaçao and to provide for their own travel and diving
insurance. All other expenses (e.g. boating, diving, travel on the island
itself) will be covered.

To apply, please provide a letter of interest and C.V. before the 20th of
July 2010 to

gaelle.quere at zmt-bremen.de

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