Senior Conservation Scientist


Sandy, Bedfordshire
£29,507 - £31,966 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: A3291119

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Thursday, 12th December 2019   6 days left

We are seeking an experienced conservation scientist to develop a portfolio of applied research in support of the conservation objectives of the RSPB in the UK. We are looking for a post-doctoral scientist with a clear track record of designing and delivering ecological research, and of publishing in the peer-reviewed scientific literature.

Senior Conservation Scientist
Ref: A3291119
Location: Sandy
Salary: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum. Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range.
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent

We would particularly welcome applications from scientists having experience in one or more of the following areas: ecology & conservation of ground-nesting birds, managing wildlife-predation conflicts, agricultural ecology, landscape-scale modelling of land use for wildlife & ecosystem services. The role sits within the RSPB's Conservation Science Department and is likely to carry line management responsibility. The preferred location is RSPB HQ in Sandy although other locations will be considered.

If you are keen to apply your scientific skills and knowledge to the conservation of UK wildlife, this could be the perfect job for you.

Closing date: 12 December 2019
Interview date: 6 January 2020

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