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Fisheries Biologist

Miss Samantha Beck


Sam's main roles within the team will include Water Quality Monitoring throughout the catchments, smolt tagging for the West Coast Tracking Project, along with annual electrofishing and habitat restoration work.

Sam graduated from her PhD at Hólar University (Iceland) in 2019, where she used Arctic charr to help understand the evolution of biodiversity. After which, she spent a year working as a Researcher at the Rivers and Lochs Institute (Inverness), specialising in the use of molecular tools for the conservation management of Atlantic salmon.

Sam has a 1st class BSc Hons in Zoology and Conservation and conducted population genetic research on endangered populations of Arctic charr in North Wales for her MRes. Sam spends as much time as possible outdoors, primarily mountain biking, running and climbing.

 

Samantha Beck

Fisheries Biologist

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VACANCY AT GALLOWAY FISHERIES TRUST (FULL TIME PERMANENT POST)

Galloway Fisheries Trust is looking to recruit a new Fisheries Biologist to join our team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take a lead role in many of the GFT research, monitoring and restoration programmes. This is a full time permanent post.

VACANCY AT GALLOWAY FISHERIES TRUST (SIX MONTH INTERN POST)

An internship is available from late June 2021 until late December 2021 (26 weeks) to work with Galloway Fisheries Trust biologists on a range of projects.

Fisheries intern signing off

My time at GFT has come to an end, it has been a fantastic six months and I have had so many great experiences.

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