Conservation Scientist (RSPB)

Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 23. September 2020 - 23:45

Conservation Scientist (RSPB)

We are looking for a conservation scientist to work on a collaborative project to estimate the emissions-reduction potential of a proposed biodiversity restoration goal and the biodiversity consequences of contrasting nature-based climate solutions.
 
Experience in processing large volumes of spatial data is essential, including the use of GIS, whether ArcMap and Python, or R. A demonstrated ability to use Google Earth Engine using JavaScript is also needed. 
 
You must have an attention to detail, and be a quick learner. 
 
You will be the lead analyst on the project, responsible for spatial data analysis, day to day running of the project, and leading on production of manuscripts and supply of data for policy briefs. 
 
This is a multi-organisation collaboration so you will be able to communicate well with multiple individuals. 
 
The post is a fixed term contract for 10 months working solely on the role defined above. 
 
Salary starting at £26,212 to £29,320 per annum.
 
Location: Flexible - Cambridge preferred, Scotland Headquarters (Edinburgh) considered.
 
Hours & contract information
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed Term for 10 months 
Closing date: 23 September 2020
Interview date: 30 September 2020
 
How to apply
Our job information pack and accompanying role profile tell you all about the key result areas and the skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A0590920 on your application.
 
For the role profile, job information pack and application details, see here.
 
This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.
 
Who to contact
For questions about this post
Graeme Buchanan
 
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