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Employment opportunities with BirdLife South Africa

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Employment opportunities with BirdLife International

Head of PRCM Region - Dakar Office

BirdLife International is seeking to recruit an experienced, passionate and result oriented individual to Head the BirdLife Dakar Office - in charge of the PCRM Region (i.e. Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, Senegal).

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Head of the Key Biodiversity Areas Secretariat - Cambridge, United Kingdom

BirdLife International is seeking an inspirational and collaborative individual to Head the KBA Secretariat - the newly established central coordinating body of the KBA Partnership and KBA Programme.

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Other Employment Opportunities

Nelson Mandela University has the following seabird research positions for Marion Island next year:

1. Southern Indian Ocean Top Predators: linking ecology, oceanography and marine spatial planning needs – PhD and MSc
2. Small Procellariiformes as indicators of ecosystem changes and plastic pollution – PhD or MSc project

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Opportunity at University of the Witwatersrand

Applications are invited for an MSc conducting research on bird communities and their conservation within agricultural landscapes. The successful applicant will be registered at the University of the Witwatersrand and undertake research within the School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Science (APES). The project is funded by the DST/NRF Centre of Excellence at the FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology.

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Field Assistant: Marion Island Seabirds (Two Positions) - 15 Month Contract

A relevant BSc Degree or National Diploma or equivalent qualification. A BSc (Hons) or higher degree will be advantageous as there may be scope to collect data towards a higher degree (MSc/PhD). Must be self-motivated, enjoy working outdoors in often inclement weather, have good attention to detail, be meticulous in data collection and demonstrate experience to conduct scientific monitoring relating to seabirds to a high standard. Previous experience of working with birds is a major advantage.

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Nature Travel Birding - Bird Guide

Nature Travel are looking for a bird guide to join their birding team. This can be either full time or part time and they currently offer birding trips to most African birding destinations as well as various destinations in Europe, North and South America, Asia and soon Australasia. Nature Travel are looking for anyone that might be able to help even for just the Southern Africa trips. Click here for more information.

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