Field Scientist

Blue Ventures

About the organization

We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities

Blue Ventures develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, and are committed to advancing the rights of small-scale fishers throughout the coastal tropics.


Location: Andavadoaka, Madagascar

Closing date for applications: August 16, 2019

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract duration: CDI

Remuneration: Competitive salary based on experience

Summary Job Description

The role of the field scientist involves planning, coordinating and participating in all expedition research and community outreach activities carried out on site, under the management and guidance of the Expedition Manager, and contributing to the conservation goals of Blue Ventures and their partners. The role involves working closely with the conservation research team in the UK to identify and develop research areas, as well as responsibility for collection and collation of data and the analysis and reporting of research results

Field Scientists are primarily responsible for the development and implementation of the expedition volunteer training programme, teaching and providing assistance to our volunteers during the science training periods at t


Graduate level qualification in Marine Ecology, Conservation or other related subject essential, Post-graduate preferred.


Competitive salary based on experience

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Applicants should apply online via Blue Ventures website by 16th August 2019. In order for your application to be considered you would have to submit your CV and a compelling cover letter, explaining why would you like to work for Blue Ventures and what could you bring to the team. You may submit any academic and professional references.

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and first-round interviews may be conducted with short-listed candidates before the application deadline.

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