Oferta de trabajo: Coordinador de proyectos en Ugalla Primate Project

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Position Description: The Ugalla Primate Project is seeking a project coordinator, to be based in a remote field site in western Tanzania for 12 months. Responsibilities include overall Project coordination, management of data collection for multiple ongoing studies (see website) at the research station, finance administration, and schedule organization, among others. The Project coordinator also makes regular trips to the local village/town for supplies and frequently reports to UPP administration concerning ongoing Project developments. Finally, s/he assists especially the logistics of incoming collaborators/students, and often negotiates complex relationships with government institutions and local government officials, e.g. Immigration.

upp-coordinator-post-feb20172Qualifications: A successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in a related field (zoology, biology, biological anthropology), prior living or work experience in a developing country (preferably in Africa), be extremely fit, able to drive a manual 4×4 vehicle, familiar with Microsoft Excel and Word (GIS a plus), and willing to learn KiSwahili. Additionally, the candidate must be responsible, organized, independent, resourceful, and get along well and easily with others, as the position requires long periods in the forest with a team of Tanzanian field assistants. The landscape is demanding, and so extreme physical fitness is also critical. Previous experience with apes is sought, but not necessary.

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If desired, the successful applicant may also conduct an independent research project of his/her own design, contingent on approval from UPP as well as Tanzanian government research bodies.

 

 

Duration: February 2017 – January 2018 (dates flexible).

Compensation: USD300 per month, with in-country & work-related expenses covered by the Project. Candidates must be prepared to pay international travel and government research permits (USD2100) up front. Travel and permit costs are reimbursed upon partial completion of tenure.

Please see ugallaprimateproject.com for more on the UPP.

Interested applicants should create a SINGLE .PDF file that includes a cover letter, updated CV, and the names of two references, emailed to info@ugallaprimateproject.com. Accepting applications until 30 November 2016.

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