The current positions are currently open to applications. Please read the position description for full details and how to apply.
LAMAVE is looking for a Research Assistant to join our Rapid By-catch Assessment (RBA) Project studying the interactions between small-scale fishermen and marine megafauna, particularly marine turtles, sharks, and rays, in the Philippines. The Research Assistant will be heavily involved in data collection, validation, and organisation; they will be required to train and oversee the work of local documenters in the field. Since the project will cover several localities across the country, the Research Assistant is expected to provide support in setting up the project in these study sites. They must be flexible and adaptable to project needs as for various reasons the team might move between sites; these sites include, but are not limited to, areas in Regions V and VII. The Research Assistant will also be counted on to assist in the various scientific, community, and educational activities that LAMAVE is involved with.
This position requires excellent observational, communication, and active listening skills. It entails social perceptiveness, rigorous attention to detail, and a keen interest in marine conservation. This position is ideal for a curious and objective individual who wants to gain practical experience in project and people management, fieldwork planning and coordination, and establishing ties for conservation work.
Position Type: Monthly Stipend
Research Site: Luzon and Visayas
Position period: 12 months
Start Date: 5 January, 2019
Application Deadline: 20 November, 2018
Applicant should be Filipino Nationality and fluent in English, Tagalog, and Bisaya