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Go to the profile of Brenda de Groot

EPRCūüźí is looking for a director

The amazing Endangered Primate Rescue Center in Vietnam is looking for someone to take over the role of director. I was notified of this opportunity today, this is the link: https://www.waza.org/careers/director-of-the-endangered-primate-rescue-center-at-cuc-phuong-national-park-vietnam/ Good luck for those who are applying! ūüćÄ Best wishes, Brenda¬†
Go to the profile of Molly Heal

IUCN Red List Research Assistant, Cambridge, UK

https://www.birdlife.org/job/red-list-research-assistant-3
Go to the profile of Lydia Gaskell

Project Lead, Global Strategy - WWF International

Project Lead, Global Strategy - WWF International LOCATION: Nairobi / Flexible in Europe Application DEADLINE: 31st of March 2021. Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home, the Earth?  Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge. Our people come from hugely diverse backgrounds and with a variety of expertise, ranging from HR and finance to advocacy and conservation science. We welcome applications from anyone who believes they can help us create a better future for people and wildlife. Major Functions:The Project Lead will guide, manage and implement priority strategy projects, supporting the Director of Strategy. Partnerships and Innovation on strategy design, cross- Network collaboration, communications, knowledge management and other areas relevant to implementing WWF goals and strategic approach. This role will engage with Practices and network offices, and will help drive integration and strategic alignment across the WWF Network.   HOW TO APPLYPlease make sure to upload your CV and Cover Letter in one document when you apply to the following link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2437903061/?capColoOverride=truehttps://wwf.panda.org/jobs_wwf/?1672466/Project-Lead-Global-Strategy---WWF-International
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Research Manager role available for Conservation Without Borders

Hi, I'm excited to advertise a role at the organisation I work for, Conservation Without Borders. We are looking for a Research Manager who will coordinate all research for two groundbreaking expeditions; the Round Britain Climate Challenge promoting UK climate action in the lead up to COP26, and the Flight Of The Osprey creating an international database of ecosystem samples while promoting local conservation along the osprey flightpath from Scotland to Ghana. https://conservationwb.livevacancies.co.uk/#/job/details/2 Please get in touch if you think that your skillset matches the role and you would be interested in this expedition based challenge. Thanks, Ruth
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Consultant (Data Scientist - R Developer) - WORLDFISH

ABOUT THE POSITION The primary purpose of this position is to support research and the development of innovative data approaches, algorithm integration, tools, models, and analytics to assess the performance and adoption of technology innovations in the WorldFish Sustainable Aquaculture and Small-Scale Fisheries Programs and related bilateral projects in the CGIAR research program on fish Agri-Food systems (FISH CRP). The successful consultant will be responsible for: ‚ÄĘ Contributing to R&D and data product development (pipelines, models, APIs, dashboards, reports). ‚ÄĘ Exploring, cleaning, wrangling, and integrating data from multiple sources. ‚ÄĘ Solve analytical problems using quantitative approaches. Requirements This job might be for you if you have the below skills and qualifications: ‚ÄĘ A Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Computer Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Economics or similar discipline with an interest in aquaculture, sustainability, and environmental issues Candidates may also have a degree in Biology, Ecology, Agricultural or Environmental Sciences (or related discipline) with of data science skills. ‚ÄĘ Strong programming skills in R. ‚ÄĘ Strong analytic skills related to working with large, structured and unstructured datasets. ‚ÄĘ Willingness to learn, develop and share as part of a distributed global team. ‚ÄĘ Working knowledge of the software development lifecycle and best practices (version control, code review, unit testing, continuous integration/delivery, etc.). ‚ÄĘ A curious and enthusiastic mindset. Able to work autonomously, strong collaboration skills, and proactive communicator. ‚ÄĘ A passion for lean, clean and maintainable code. Desired Skills and Qualifications ‚ÄĘ Experience with R package development, API deployment, R Shiny development, and functional programming. ‚ÄĘ Statistical modelling and inference skills. ‚ÄĘ Frontend web development skills (HTML, CSS, JavaScript). ‚ÄĘ Knowledge of other analytical programming languages (Python, Julia, SQL). Familiarity with server-less and cloud computing infrastructure. ‚ÄĘ Docker containers. Time Frame and Location The consultant will be working remotely. Due to the time zone difference, the successful candidate will have to be willing to work within the Asia-Pacific Region time zone. Interviews will be held virtually by early March 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and expected to attend the virtual interview. The interview will consist of a short presentation by the applicant, followed by an interview. The successful candidate should be available to commence by 22 March 2021 For questions related to the role, please contact f.cagua@cgiar.org
Go to the profile of Molly Heal

Paid UK Internship (London / Kent)

https://www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/jobs/coast-explorer-intern Closing date: Wednesday 3 March 2021 Salary: £10.85 per hour Duration: 3rd May to 5th November 2021 Summary: The Coast Explorer Internship Programme will offer a unique opportunity to candidates who are passionate and enthusiastic about the marine environment. The Coast Explorer intern will gain skills, knowledge and experience across a variety of sectors in the marine environment, to help direct and shape their future career ambitions.
Go to the profile of Lo√Įs Lelanchon

Program Officer - Landscape Conservation at IFAW Australia

THIS IS A 3 YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT POSITION | Working with the Regional Director, support the effective development and implementation of IFAW’s habitat restoration programme with and through partners including, local NGOs and landholder networks as part of the Landscape Conservation Program in Australia. This Fixed Term Contract will focus on providing technical input and coordination of actions for IFAW in liaison with on ground partners engaged in research and habitat restoration of critical koala and other wildlife for the period that IFAW has committed to engage.More: https://www.ifaw.org/au/careers 
Go to the profile of Denise Spaan

2 fully funded PhD studentships / 2 becas de doctorado

Two fully funded 4-year PhD studentships are available at Universidad Veracruzana (Mexico) to carry out:a project investigating spider monkey distribution in human-modified habitats under the supervision of Dr. Denise Spaan and Dr. Filippo Aureli.a project investigating social influences on spider monkey vocal communication under the supervision of Dr. Margarita Brise√Īo Jaramillo and Dr. Filippo Aureli.Potential applicants should have a Masters degree in a relevant field and have some knowledge of Spanish. The PhD thesis can be written in English, but knowledge of Spanish is important to navigate the bureaucracy. Specific qualifications will be asked after potential applicants send an email expressing interest to Dr. Denise Spaan (dspaan@uv.mx), Dr. Margarita Brise√Īo Jaramillo (mbriseno@uv.mx) or Dr. Filippo Aureli (faureli@uv.mx).The application deadline is August 2020 to start the PhD in January 2021 but interested applicants should contact us by email as soon as possible as applicants need to submit a research protocol developed with the potential supervisors during the application process.Information about the application process, the Institute and the PhD program can be found at:https://www.uv.mx/neuro/https://www.uv.mx/dneuro/¬†The research interests of the supervisors can be found at:https://www.uv.mx/personal/faureli/https://www.uv.mx/personal/dspaan/https://www.uv.mx/personal/mbriseno/¬†Dos becas de doctorado de 4 a√Īos est√°n disponibles en la Universidad Veracruzana (M√©xico) para llevar a cabo:un proyecto enfocando en la distribuci√≥n de monos ara√Īa en √°reas con impacto antropog√©nico bajo la supervisi√≥n de la Dra. Denise Spaan y el Dr. Filippo Aureli.un proyecto sobre las influencias sociales en el comportamiento vocal del mono ara√Īa bajo la supervisi√≥n de la Dra. Margarita Brise√Īo Jaramillo y el Dr. Filippo Aureli.¬†Los postulantes deben tener una maestr√≠a en un campo de estudio af√≠n. La tesis de doctorado se puede escribir en espa√Īol o ingl√©s, pero el conocimiento del espa√Īol es importante para llevar a cabo procedimientos administrativos. Se solicitar√°n los requisitos espec√≠ficas despu√©s de enviar un correo electr√≥nico que expresa su inter√©s a Denise Spaan (dspaan@uv.mx), Margarita Brise√Īo Jaramillo (mbriseno@uv.mx) y Filippo Aureli (faureli@uv.mx).La fecha l√≠mite para postular al Doctorado es en agosto 2020 y dar√≠a inicio en enero 2021, pero los postulantes deben de ponerse en contacto lo m√°s pronto posible ya que se debe presentar un protocolo de investigaci√≥n que se desarrollar√≠a en conjunto con el supervisor potencial durante la candidatura.La informaci√≥n sobre el instituto, el proceso de postulaci√≥n y el programa de doctorado se puede encontrar en los siguientes enlaces:https://www.uv.mx/neuro/https://www.uv.mx/dneuro/¬†https://www.uv.mx/personal/faureli/https://www.uv.mx/personal/dspaan/https://www.uv.mx/personal/mbriseno/¬†
Go to the profile of Eden Plummer

Job Hunting Advice Requested

I am currently looking for a field assistant type job, preferably doing research on land mammals anywhere in the world other than the USA. Unfortunately, because of COVID, these jobs have been extremely hard to come by and I doubt any will be available any time soon. Does anyone have any advice on what jobs/roles I can be looking for in the mean time please? Here's my LinkedIn so you can see what experience I already have: linkedin.com/in/edenplummer
Go to the profile of Eliza Helen Kelsey Leat

Ascension Island Conservation Internships

If anyone is looking for an internship I can highly recommend working on Ascension Island. Internships run for 1 year and are unpaid however travel to the island, accommodation and subsistence are covered. There is so much to get involved in within the department, seabirds (I was the conservation seabird scientist there for 5 years), turtles, plants and fisheries. Please pass on the information to anyone who might be interested.  https://www.ascension.gov.ac/vacancy/conservation-intern?fbclid=IwAR0UFWc4x2ThtMacpbkZM5pK6QuZApdf0XTfDLxykylpUE35mrymni1fyq8 
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Sumatran Orangutan Society are looking for a Conservation Director

I came across this today and thought it might be of interest to some people here.¬†Location: Flexible ‚Äď Abingdon, near Oxford, UK, or home-based, with regular travel to Indonesia.See here: https://www.orangutans-sos.org/who-we-are/the-team/join-the-team/