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Fisheries Scientist (Finfish) – Falkland Islands Government

 Stanley, Falkland Islands
 £38,781 – £44,716 rising to £47,904 pa plus benefits

Closing date: Friday, 14th April 2023. Interviews commencing: 1 May 2023

Candidates should have expertise to conduct biological and ecological research on finfish stocks around the Falkland Islands, and supervise departmental research projects. They should be familiar with age and growth, reproductive and population biology of fish and have experience in fish ageing techniques using otoliths and other growth increment bearing structures. Candidates should be capable of working as part of a small, dedicated team and be prepared to fill a flexible role.

Candidates must be qualified to PhD level in an appropriate fisheries or biological discipline with at least two years’ post-graduate experience in fisheries biology and managing scientific projects. Candidates should have a good publication record and at least 3 years’ experience working as part of a fishery management team. Evidence of advising decision makers on sustainably managed finfish fisheries is also essential.

The package

  • Fixed Term Contract, up to 3 years.
  • Starting Salary, basic starting salary £38,781 – £44,716 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience) rising to £47,904.
  • Eligibility for a 25% Gratuity, paid upon successful completion of the contract.
  • 30 Days Annual Leave, plus government and public holidays (totalling 41 days leave).
  • Relocation Allowance, to help with moving costs.
  • Flights Package for you and recognised dependents at the beginning and end of contract, and additional annual return flights contingent on the duration of the contract.
  • Government Housing for rent and a starter pack to help you settle in.
  • A stimulating and supportive setting to work in and a unique and beautiful setting to live in.

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