[Seapv] Fwd: [RIEC] RV: [EWDA network] [EXT]: Pathology and Field Technician post at DRAHS, ZSL

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Assumpte: [RIEC] RV: [EWDA network] [EXT]: Pathology and Field 
Technician post at DRAHS, ZSL
Data: 2019-08-28 17:00
Remitent: Christian Gortázar Schmidt <Christian.Gortazar en UCLM.ES>
Respon a: Investigación sobre sanidad de fauna silvestre y enfermedades 

De: ewda-network en googlegroups.com <ewda-network en googlegroups.com> En 
nombre de Tony Sainsbury
Enviado el: miércoles, 28 de agosto de 2019 16:03
Para: ewda-network en googlegroups.com
Asunto: [EWDA network] [EXT]: Pathology and Field Technician post at 

Position: Pathology and Field Technician (Part-Time / 9 months Fixed 
Term Contract)
Salary: £28,014 p.a. pro-rata (inclusive of London Weighting)
Location: ZSL Institute of Zoology – NW1
About Us:
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a charity founded in 1826, is a 
world-renowned centre of excellence for conservation science and applied 
conservation. ZSL’s mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide 
conservation of animals and their habitats. This is realised by carrying 
out field conservation and research in over 50 countries across the 
globe and through education and awareness-raising at our two zoos, ZSL 
London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, inspiring people to take conservation 

Overview of Role:
The Institute of Zoology, the research arm of the Zoological Society of 
London, affiliated to University College London, invites applications 
for a Pathology and Field Technician.  The jobholder will join the 
Disease Risk Analysis and Health Surveillance (DRAHS) team which 
investigates the impact of interventions, such as conservation 
translocations, on the health of populations, through disease risk 
analysis, wildlife disease surveillance, pathological studies and 
clinical investigations, in partnership with Natural England (and with 
support from the Peoples Trust for Endangered Species and Pensthorpe 
Conservation Trust).

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

   *   To assist wildlife veterinarians with the determination of causes 
of morbidity and mortality through pathological investigation 
(post-mortem examinations), including prosecting carcases under 
supervision, and to undertake and organise such back-up studies as may 
be required for diagnosis of disease.
   *   To maintain archives of pathological samples and to monitor 
freezers and other storage facilities used for these archives.
   *   To undertake general laboratory duties including for example 
cleaning, stock-taking and ordering.
   *   To maintain and develop databases of findings and to assist in the 
preparation of reports on each piece of work carried out under this 
programme i.e. for each sub-project or for each species population 
   *   To plan and organize equipment and vehicles for field 

   *   To receive reports of sick and dead wild animals to the DRAHS 
project and to organise the submission of carcases for post-mortem 
   *   To conduct laboratory analyses and investigations, and be 
responsible for sample submissions to external laboratories

The successful candidate will:

   *   Have a BSc degree, or equivalent and either i/ a postgraduate 
qualification, or ii/ at least two years relevant experience, is 
   *   Knowledge of IT systems is an advantage but training will be given 
if necessary.
   *   A clean driving license would be an advantage.

Demonstration of the following would be advantageous: wild animal care 
and management experience; experience in outreach and public engagement; 
experience in writing scientific papers and popular science articles; 
experience of digital media communication (website and social media); an 
interest in wildlife epidemiology, pathology and conservation of 

Please Note: The post is available immediately and is for 9 months in 
the first instance.  There is a possibility that the post will continue. 
The role will require occasional flexible hours (including some weekend 
and evening work) and unsocial and flexible working hours and travel 
within the United Kingdom will be necessary.

To Apply:
Applicants will need to upload their CV and covering letter (detailing 
relevant experience and skills, stating why they want the position and 
including details of availability) and can do this by clicking the 
"Apply for this job online" button using the link:
  If you have any queries regarding this position or when applying 
through the system please contact Human Resources at 
hr en zsl.org<mailto:hr en zsl.org>.
Closing date for applications: 09:00 hours Monday 9th September 2019. 
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Tony Sainsbury 
on Tel  020 7449 6668 or 
tony.sainsbury en ioz.ac.uk<mailto:tony.sainsbury en ioz.ac.uk>

  The Zoological Society of London is a charity registered in England and 
Wales: no. 208728.

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