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Research Forester

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The Nature Conservancy
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Arlington, VA
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Published 14 days ago

Location

US and non-US locations will be considered where TNC has an already established office.

About Us

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 Research Forester will be a member of the Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) Team, which is part of the Global Tackle Climate Change Business Unit. The position is supervised by the Forest Economy Program Lead. The position will work closely with other teams, including the Global NCS Science Team, the NCS team in the North America Region, and the Climate Smart Forest Economy Program Collaborative. The NCS team advances TNC's mission by helping to develop cutting-edge applied research and initiatives that integrate positive biodiversity and people outcomes at scale. Our research informs the design of strategies that are reaching the ground and influencing and changing policies and behavior. The Research Forester provides technical and scientific support and leadership around various NCS pathways related to forests, including avoided deforestation, improved natural forest management, and restoration. The Forester will also conduct assessments on the impacts (e.g. climate, environmental, etc.) of changes in demand for forest products in key wood supply regions in the United States.

 

This is a full-time, 2- year position with the intention that the funding term will be extended, dependent on funding.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in science related field and 4 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience manipulating, analyzing and interpreting statistical or environmental data.
  • Record of peer reviewed publications in scientific journals.                         
  • Experience fundraising and/or writing grants and research proposals.                       
  • Experience leading or participating on cross functional teams.                                       
  • Experience managing complex projects including the financial aspect and coordinating the work of peers and partners.
  • Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.

 

Location

US and non-US locations will be considered where TNC has an already established office.

About Us

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…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

competitive

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
4245 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203

How to Apply

To view the full position description and apply, please visit https://careers.nature.org. Applications will be reviewed in the order they’re received and the position will remain open until filled. If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please visit our career center for a full list of all our open positions globally – new positions are posted often!

To view the full position description and apply, please visit https://careers.nature.org. Applications will be reviewed in the order they’re received and the position will remain…

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