Thanks to a recent generous donation of Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Charles Darwin Foundation seeks to cover different positions with outstanding professionals committed with the conservation of the Galapagos Marine Reserve ecosystems, UNESCO World Heritage Site. The projects of the marine area of the Charles Darwin Research Station have the aim to fill knowledge gaps through the execution of cutting-edge interdisciplinary research projects with a participatory approach with different strategic partners, aimed to inform to conservation policies within the Galapagos archipelago.
The Fishing Bio-economist will collaborate with the Sciences Director and Scientists Seniors of the marine area, scientific collaborators and visitors in the elaboration of research proposals, and in the management and analysis of data sets, for the later publication of results in peer review journals, technical reports and other types of publications. These projects might be executed jointly with scientific collaborators and with the main actors involved in decisions making of Galapagos (Government Council of the Special Regime of Galapagos, Galapagos National Park Directorate, fishing cooperatives, NGOs, etc).
In addition, he/she will attend and interact actively with other research projects of the marine area of the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF). These projects studies currently ecology, life histories and population dynamics of priority fishing species; ecology and movement patterns of sharks; evaluate the principal environment services that provide the marine ecosystems of the GMR.
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