Field Survey Assistant: Negros Bleeding-heart dove population survey and conservation threat analysis in North West Panay, Philippines
Role Description: We are looking for a Field Survey Assistant to join our conservation project to assess the population size, habitat preference, and threats to the Negros Bleeding-heart dove in the Northwest Panay Peninsula Natural Park rainforest, Philippines. Data will be used to implement long-term conservation action for this Critically Endangered species.
The Field Survey Assistant will be responsible for:
This is a 4-month contract beginning January 2020, with the possibility of a 5th month of surveying in north Negros to be discussed. The role is based full-time in the Philippines, with a £400/month stipend. Survey teams will be made up of a minimum of three people: the Field Survey Assistant / Lead, an expert bird guide and a porter, and will be conducted from mobile tents in the rainforest.
This conservation project is led by Bristol Zoological Society and a local NGO PhilinCon. The project is supervised by Dr. Daphne Kerhoas (project co-manager), with the help of Dr. Mark Abrahams (expert in alternative livelihood) and Dr. Grainne McCabe (Head of Field Conservation and Science) based at Bristol Zoological Society, Bristol (United Kingdom). The post will be based full time in the Philippines.
In general, applicants should:
The language in our team is English, but some members are more comfortable conversing in the local language (kinaray-a).
Term of Appointment: A 4 month commitment is required, beginning in early January 2020.
Salary/funding: £400/month stipend.
Support (travel, meals, lodging):
Costs will be covered for international flight and domestic flight (upon successful completion of the position). Lodging in country will be provided.
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the 13th of October 2019.
How To Apply: To apply, email a CV and covering letter describing your interests and experience in wildlife conservation, and why you would be suitable for the role. Please contact me via e-mail with any questions.
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