Climate Change and Seabird Researcher

BirdLife International

£26,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, carbon, climate & energy, marine conservation

Closing date: Tuesday, 31st July 2018  


Climate Change and Seabird Researcher

  • Location: Cambridge, UK
  • Full time: 35 hours per week
  • Duration: 1 year fixed-term contract
  • Salary: £26,000 pro rata per annum plus competitive 12% pension benefit
  • Annual Leave: 25 days pro rata per annum 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 conduct research to evaluate the projected impacts of climate change on marine Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) and Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSAs) using seabird data and global datasets on climate change, with a particular focus on the Indian Ocean. The role will include analysing a range of available data layers and seabird threat data, and publishing results as original scientific manuscripts.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • PhD in a relevant subject
  • Strong experience in data analysis, including working with large spatial datasets; and skills in modelling, and relevant statistical techniques
  • Strong publication record
  • The right to work in the UK

A detailed job description can be found on our website.

Closing date: 31 July 2018

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.

Interviews: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be held week commencing 13 August 2018

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