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Natural Climate Solutions Scientist

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The Nature Conservancy
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Portland, OR
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Published 12 days ago

About TNC

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive. 

We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.

 

Position Summary

The Nature Conservancy in Oregon is working to create a world where nature and people thrive. “Natural climate solutions” (NCS), which include avoiding the conversion of natural lands, restoring degraded ecosystems, and improving land management, have significant potential to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions while also promoting biodiversity and nature’s benefits to people. Working with multiple teams of conservation practitioners and scientists, the NCS Scientist provides scientific leadership and technical support to projects and policies that promote natural climate solutions across Oregon. They are a leading voice for science within the Conservancy and with external partners and policy makers.

 

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in science related field and 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience managing projects, workloads, and finances under deadlines.                                     
  • Experience with Pacific Northwest conservation and natural resource management issues, including climate impacts and ecosystem carbon accounting.
  • Experience with synthesizing, interpreting, and communicating scientific information.        
  • Experience with preparing reports of findings. 
  • Record of peer reviewed publications in scientific journals.
  • Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.
  • Experience with common environmental science software applications (e.g., Arc GIS, R, MS Office).

 

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID# 49672 in the keyword search. Applications will be reviewed in the order they’re received and the position will close at 9:00 pm, PST, May 18, 2021.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

About TNC

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    May 18, 2021

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Portland, OR
Associated Location
Portland, OR, USA

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