Research Assistant

Nekton is looking for a Research Assistant to join our dynamic team and to help generate scientific data, communicate novel findings and plan future work.

This is an exciting role for someone who enjoys careful analytical thought and documentation as well as someone with an interest in thinking about scientific challenges in a novel way.

The role will also provide assistance to science team, and will also be required to support expedition logistics when necessary.

Nekton’s success is based on inspiring and leading a multi-disciplinary and energetic team and working with mutually beneficial partnerships. You will be instrumental in that success in delivering scientific research and that will support more sustainable management of the ocean.

Contract type: Consultancy/freelance contract

Start: 1 September 2022

Duration: Fixed term (16 months)

Location: Maldives Marine Research Institute, Maldives

Salary: MVR 793‒1163 per day (dependent on experience and education)

Hours of work: Contract, full time (37.5 hours per week)

Reporting to: Prof. Lucy Woodall (Nekton), Dr Paris Stefanoudis (Nekton), Mohamed Ahusan (MMRI)

Staff reporting to this post: None

Working with: Science and Communications Teams at Nekton (some based at University of Oxford) and MMRI

Find out more about the job here.