The Eurac-Institute for Alpine Environment performs problem-oriented research on the conflicting priorities of ecology and economy in mountain regions. For the project "Biodiversity Monitoring South Tyrol" we invite applications for the position of intern in the field of ornithology. Besides profound knowledge of the inner-alpine bird fauna, the ideal candidate has gained experience in biodiversity surveys and experience with geographical information systems (GIS). Investigation area will be the whole region of South Tyrol (ITA), working location is Bolzano/Bozen.
- Support in bird surveys for the season 2020 within the monitoring standard program and within special projects of the Biodiversity Monitoring
- Support of field work for other taxonomical groups, e.g. mounting bat loggers, installing pit fall traps.
- Support in digitalization and management of ornithological field data
- First analyses of assessed ornithological data
- Bachelor/master's degree in biology or Environmental Sciences (or similar)
- Willingness and availability to work in alpine areas
- Good knowledge of the bird fauna of South Tyrol and the Alps
- Basic knowledge in geographical information systems (Arc GIS/QGIS)
- Experiences in biodiversity monitoring programs is advantageous
- Good English skills, additional skills in German and Italian are advantageous
- Basic statistical knowledge, knowledge in R is advantageous
- Driving license "B"
- Good interpersonal and collaborative skills to integrate in a working group and to interact with associated researchers from various institutions and with stakeholders
- Efficient organization skills
- Internship contract for 3 to 6 months (spring – summer 2020)
- Opportunity to include the gained data into a master thesis
- State-of-the-art technical facilities (soft- and hardware, communication tools)
- Access to EURAC's numerous scientific and cultural facilities and events
- Opportunity to work in a young interdisciplinary team
- Attractive living and working conditions (Great Place to Work©)
- Flexible working hours
How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit their application (CV, cover letter and further relevant documents) within 07.01.2020 to the following address:
Institute for Alpine Environment
Viale Druso 1 – 39100 Bolzano
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - www.eurac.edu
Tel: +39 0471 055 828 / Fax: + 39 0471 055 399
For further information please contact Matteo Anderle: Tel: +39 0471 055 828.
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