Science Officer (ecosystem services)
We are looking for someone to work closely with the Science team to produce a new module in the Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment with methods and guidance to non-specialists on assessing air quality regulation as an ecosystem service at particular sites.
Thursday, 06 October 2022 – 23:45
35 hours per week
7 month fixed term
£26,500 pro rata plus competitive 12% pension benefit
25 days pro rata in year 1, increasing by 1 day pa to 28 days
BirdLife International is the world’s largest nature conservation partnership. Through our unique local-to-global approach, we deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.
We are looking for someone to work closely with the Science team to produce a new module in the Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment (TESSA; http://tessa.tools) with methods and guidance to non-specialists on assessing air quality regulation as an ecosystem service at particular sites.
You will work under a CCI-funded project on developing methods for assessing air quality regulation as an ecosystem service at particular sites, providing day-to-day project management assistance to the project lead and partners.
The ideal candidate will have
- PhD or equivalent experience in a relevant subject
- Good understanding and knowledge of ecosystem services.
- Knowledge of methods for statistical analysis.
- Experience in collecting, collating and synthesising relevant information and data.
- Experience in conducting literature reviews.
- Experience of interpreting scientific data, to distil critical aspects, and communicating qualitative and quantitative research outputs in written and oral format in a clear, accurate and concise manner.
- Experience in using methods for measuring ecosystem services
- A proven ability to conduct independent research/project work.
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BirdLife values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We aim to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.
We will consider putting into place appropriate reasonable adjustments for candidates who may have a disability.
We are able to offer a hybrid model of working on site and from home/remote for most roles, which helps to ensure a flexible work life balance
Application: Applications should include a covering letter summarising the applicant’s suitability for the position, a detailed CV and contact details of two referees known to the applicant in a professional capacity. Applications should be sent by email, stating where the advert was seen, to: [email protected] marking your application with “Science Officer (ecosystem services)” in the subject line.
Interviews: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.