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Aquatic Invertebrate Taxonomist position: Marine Ecosystems & Resources Group

Anchor is seeking a talented and enthusiastic person with experience in the identification of invertebrate species.  We are looking for someone with a broad range of interests and a willingness to learn new skills, to work within a multidisciplinary team, starting as soon as possible.  The technical aspects of the positions will include (though is not necessarily limited to):

  • Taxonomic identification with the use of dichotomous keys, and enumeration of benthic invertebrate species, focused mainly on benthic infauna and epifauna;
  • The curatorship of existing species reference collections i.e., adding to and maintaining condition of samples;
  • Survey design and the organisation and execution of field work. 

Please download the full job advert here.  Please send a covering letter, CV with names of three referees to Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.