paid field assistant position for the breeding season, Imperial, Silwood Park

Duties include the collection of field data on a wild blue tit population in Silwood Park. You will work in a team of students and technical assistants, collecting data on blue tits breeding in nest boxes. Duties involve nest box monitoring, catching of adults and young birds, ringing, data entry and management. There is the option to also contribute to ongoing research projects. We can offer accommodation on-site. Starting date would be late March but no later than 1st April for approximately 3 months depending on season.

Required skills: passerine handling and ringing skills (license a big plus), team work, field work experience, independence and able to work in a team. Must be conscientious with data.

Must be allowed to work in UK.

The Silwood Park Campus is a vibrant graduate campus one hour by train from London City with more than 120 graduate students from countries all over the world. During summer, there will even be our annual festival, Silfest! https://www.imperial.ac.uk/visit/campuses/silwood-park/prospective-students/life-at-silwood/

Silwood’s academics are world-class scientists, and we offer a range of graduate courses to improve hard and soft skills.
https://www.imperial.ac.uk/visit/campuses/silwood-park/research/

To apply, please send your CV, a motivation letter detailing your relevant expertise, and contact information for two references as soon as possible, to: Julia.schroeder@imperial.ac.uk

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