Overview

We are currently recruiting lepidopterists to work at various locations. Positions will be from four to eight weeks between June and early August.

The position will involve carrying out butterfly surveys as part of a large scale monitoring programme. Methods include pollard walks, sweep netting and von sommering traps. Applicants should have experience of working in remote areas, butterfly survey experience and a biology or geography related degree.

In return, successful applicants receive full accommodation and food onsite, networking and skills development, flight bursaries for more experienced candidates, and of course the opportunity to contribute towards long-term conservation efforts.

The positions will be filled as and when we find suitable candidates so if you are interested please apply as soon as you can to give yourself the best chance. The positions do involve working with minors so if successful you will be asked to complete a background check.

About

Operation Wallacea is a network of academics from European and North American universities who design and implement biodiversity and conservation management research programmes across 13 countries worldwide,