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In Ukraine, is gaining wanting to go to work in Antarctica

В Украине набирают желающих поехать работать в АнтарктикуNo gender restrictions on a possible expedition to the Sixth continent no

National Antarctic scientific centre of the Ministry of education announced a competition for all comers for a year to go work in Antarctica. Documents for participation in the expedition will be accepted until November 30, according to the website of the Ministry.

The squad wintering of 12 people need to sign 7 researchers, motorman-electrician, system administrator, connection, system mechanic, doctor and cook.

As told the head of the center Eugene Wild, for the first time in many years in the recruitment of future participants of the expedition will have no gender restrictions.

“So we are waiting for documents from the candidates, and the candidates”, – he said.

In addition to professional requirements for the candidates nominated and the total. In particular, the Ukrainian citizenship or residence permit, fluent in English (Spanish or other foreign language), good health, ability to work in extreme conditions, absence of harmful habits. It is noted that preference will be given to candidates up to 45 years.

The only Ukrainian Antarctic station Akademik Vernadsky (Faraday) located at Cape Marina island Galindez 7 km from the Western coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. It operates all year round and is the geographical and meteorological Observatory. Station in February 1996, was purchased by Ukraine for a symbolic price of one pound sterling in the UK and was transferred to the British Antarctic Society and renamed to “Akademik Vernadsky” in honor of the outstanding Ukrainian scientist, the first President of the NAS of Ukraine, academician Vladimir Ivanovich Vernadsky.

The main purpose of the Ukrainian Antarctic station research.

As previously reported by RBC-Ukraine, in an expedition just to reach to reach the island Galindez members of the expedition will be during the week. From Kiev they will fly to Rome, then in Buenos Aires, and from there the plane will fly in the port of Ushuaia on the Argentine island of Tierra del Fuego. Then from the port the ship with the explorers should be sent directly to the destination.

We will remind, in March in Antarctica successful rescue operation, during which he was hospitalized Ukrainian researcher, biologist 23-th Ukrainian Antarctic expedition of Nikolai Veselska, which suddenly inflamed Appendix.

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