The University of Exeter is a Russell Group University in the top one percent of institutions globally. In the last few years we have invested strategically to deliver more than GBP 350 million worth of new facilities across our campuses with plans for another GBP 330 million of investment between now and 2016.
The College wishes to recruit a Graduate Research Assistant to support the work of Dr Ana Nuno. This post is available from 15th May to 14thNovember 2017. The successful applicant will assist ongoing conservation interventions and research on artisanal fisheries and livelihoods of coastal communities, with a focus on marine conservation and human wellbeing.
The post will include undertaking fisheries landing surveys, coordinating participatory monitoring, promoting community engagement and facilitating linkages to ongoing and future policy and business opportunities. The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.
Applicants will be educated to MSc degree level or possess an equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study or equivalent experience and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. Applicants will be able to fluently speak Portuguese and undertake fieldwork in developing countries, being this post mostly based in the island of Principe (Sao Tome and Principe).