University and/or Schools Lecturer

Operation Wallacea


Volunteer • Full Time

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Thursday, 30th May 2024  

Operation Wallacea is a network of academics from European and North American universities who design and implement biodiversity and conservation management research programmes across 13 countries worldwide.

We are currently recruiting lecturers to work at various locations across South & Central America, Africa, Europe & Asia. Positions will be from six to eight weeks starting in June until early August, and information on all our sites is available on the website.

The position will involve delivering a prepared conservation lecture series to university and school students, assisting incoming groups in survey methodologies, designing and facilitating student workshops, presentations and other interactive learning tasks. Applicants should have an M.Sc. or higher in conservation or related area and preferably teaching experience and field experience.

In return, successful applicants receive full accommodation and food on-site, potential current and future research opportunities, networking and skills development, flight bursaries for more experienced scientists, and of course, the opportunity to contribute towards long-term conservation efforts.

The positions will be filled as and when we find suitable candidates so if you are interested, please apply as soon as you can to give yourself the best chance. The positions do involve working with minors, so if successful, you will be asked to complete a background check.

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