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Job opportunity for Invertebrate Ecology Research Technician (closed)

2016-10-06


JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title                                Invertebrate Ecology Research Technician

 

Salary                                     RM 3000–3500

 

Reporting To                        Dr Robert Ewers (Imperial College London); Dr. Glen Reynolds (SEARRP); SAFE Project Scientific Coordinator

 

Length of Appointment        Indefinite

 

Summary of Post

The Stability of Altered Forest Ecosystems (SAFE) Project is one of the world’s largest ecological experiments, examining the impacts of logging and forest fragmentation on the biodiversity, biogeochemistry and hydrology of tropical forests. 

 

The specific goal of this position is to collect and curate long-term field data designed to monitor invertebrate communities and their contribution to key ecosystem processes.  You will be based at the SAFE Project field site in Sabah, Malaysia, where you will work with and manage a small team of Research Assistants.  You will be responsible for collecting and sorting invertebrate samples to Order, for collecting and processing leaf litter samples, for conducting experiments quantifying rates of seed dispersal and invertebrate predation, and for collecting relevant environmental data such as tree phenology and vegetation structure.

 

Main Duties

 

Other Duties

 

Job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the postholder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

 

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

 

 

Job Title                                Invertebrate Ecology Research Technician

 

Qualifications           

Essential

 

Desirable

 

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

 

Skills and Abilities

Essential

 

Desirable

 

Other Requirements

Essential

 

APPLICATIONS

The deadline for applications for this position has passed. For other exciting opportunities at SAFE Project, please keep checking our website.

 

 



Posted by: Maria Dickinson