Brief Description

LAMAVE is looking for a Research Assistant to join our team in Manta Bowl (Ticao Island, Masbate) studying manta rays ecology. The Research Assistant will support the project leader on base and ensure the ongoing progress of the research work.

The Research Assistant will also aid the project leader in managing the day to day fieldwork and outputs of the project to ensure research goals are reached. The role also involves managing and mentoring a team of research volunteers (local and international). The selected individual will also be expected to assist in the various scientific, community and educational activities LAMAVE is involved with. This position is ideal for someone interested in project and/or volunteer management, gaining experience in fieldwork management and planning, and establishing ties for conservation work.

  • Position Type: Voluntary

  • Research Site: San Jacinto, Masbate, Philippines

  • Position period: minimum commitment of 6 months

  • Start Date: September 1, 2019

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