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Logo: RSPBConservation Scientist - Natural Climate Solutions
Ref: A3021119
Location: The Lodge / Cambridge (David Attenborough Building)
Salary: 25,643 to 27,585 per annum. Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range.
Hours: Full Time

Contract: 14 month Fixed Term contract


Climate change and biodiversity loss are affecting people and nature and land management will be key to ameliorating the effects of both. RSPB is seeking a talented conservation scientist with good GIS and analytical skills to join projects examining the spatial conservation and climate change mitigation consequences of land management and restoration in the UK and Europe.


You will join a small team working alongside ecological and practical conservationists. You will have a good working knowledge of spatial analytical and statistical techniques using at least two of the following analytical packages (R, SAS, ARC, QGIS). You will be experienced in manipulating and handling large datasets, writing for expert and popular audiences and have a proven scientific publication record. Knowledge and experience of land management, climate change mitigation or restoration science will be an advantage. You will be responsible for establishing and maintaining good relations with internal and external project partners and stakeholders, in the UK and Europe.

The post is for 14 months, to assist with the delivery of scenario-based models of landscape-scale land use change and its climate change mitigation potential.

Preferably, you will be based in Cambridge or Sandy.


If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click here to be directed to our website. 


Closing date: 11 December 2019
Interview date: 13 January 2020

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