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Marine Ornithologist required

Tim Dunn, October 26, 2017

Marine Ornithologist - JNCC

Starting salary £27,247 pa

Are you an experienced ecologist with excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders? Do you understand evidence and how to use it to advance seabird conservation?

The JNCC Marine Species Team is seeking a marine ornithologist to undertake varied duties including provision of statutory advice regarding conservation of marine birds around the UK, leading understanding of key concerns and developing tools for advancing conservation efforts.

We’re looking for candidates with knowledge and experience in: animal ecology, especially seabird population and conservation biology; marine conservation issues including human activities; recognising trends in a wide range of data and evidence types. The position also requires core skills including interpersonal, communication and stakeholder engagement ability; and expertise in time management, team working, and evidence-based decision making. We’d like to hear how you can provide these specialist and core competencies and are also interested in any additional skills or knowledge you can offer to JNCC.

For more information on this Aberdeen-based Marine Ornithologist post, please visit our website at hppt:// where you can download the details and application form and find out more about our work. Alternatively, you can contact us via for further details.

The closing date for this post is 09:00 on 16 November 2017.

The anticipated interview date is 29 November 2017, interviews will be held in Aberdeen.

Please quote the Reference No. of the post you wish to apply for on your application.