Research Assistant in Cephalopod Fish StocksExternal

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Contact: Mary Gannon
E-mail: mary.gannon [at] nuigalway.ie
Deadline: May 11, 2018

The post holder will help build a picture of the cephalopod stock composition in fisheries in the Atlantic region using landings time series and environmental data. The role will involve interaction with project partners during data collection. The post holder will be responsible for gathering relevant data from various sources including ICES working groups and carrying out fieldwork on boats and sampling at ports, where necessary. They will also analyse this data to examine relationships between stock abundance and environmental or other drivers. Along with group members, they will present work and reports at meetings, communicate best practice in fisheries sustainability and contribute to strategies to develop and promote sustainable cephalopod fisheries. This is a full-time post.

To be eligible for this role, candidates must, at a minimum, have a BSc in a relevant area (e.g. Marine Science, Marine Biology), evidence of ship-based or sea-going experience and a full, clean driver's license.