The ACAP Secretariat has on occasion a requirement to engage consultants to undertake defined projects related to the work of the Agreement. Consultants who have expertise relevant to seabird conservation are invited to send an expression of interest to secretariat(at)acap.aq listing their qualifications, skills and examples of relevant work they have undertaken, together with an indicative schedule of fees.
RESEARCH ASSISTANTS ARE REQUIRED BY RSPB FOR ISLAND RESTORATION WORK ON GOUGH ISLAND.
A Senior Research Assistant and two Research Assistants are once again required for island restoration work on Gough Island in the South Atlantic Ocean, a World Heritage Site. Fieldwork will include demographic monitoring of the Critically Endangered and near-endemic Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena, seriously at risk to attacks by alien House Mice Mus musculus, as well as of four other species of ACAP-listed albatrosses and petrels. Alien plant eradication also forms part of the work. All three posts will be for a period of 16 months, including 13 months deployment on Gough. Details of the three posts and how to apply can be found on the website of the UK’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) by clicking on Senior Research Assistant and two Research Assistants. The closing date is 28 February 2017.