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Applied Economist, Center for Sustainability Sciences

Publicado por
The Nature Conservancy
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Arlington, VA
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Publicado hace 16 días

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Position Summary

The Applied Economist identifies, collects, and manages data to inform conservation investment approaches and policy, such as US Census Bureau survey data. The Applied Economist will be expected to lead and/or support work in creating scientific surveys and research, aggregating data, writing reports and developing proposals as needed. In addition, the Applied Economist will help manage critical collaborations with scientists across TNC and at external institutions. They will help develop a vision for TNC’s policy and finance work and provide input into the creation of a collaborative work plan for the economic questions related to this work.

This position is preferably located in the DC metro area, but remote locations may be considered. Must be eligible to work in the US.


Responsibilities to include:

  • Compiles data, resolves disparities, and communicate process and results to team members
  • Administer and coordinate collaborations related to a specific policy or finance scope of work.
  • Disseminate resources, data, and training to staff and partners.
  • May work with a small group of staff, interns or volunteers on a project basis.
  • May manage a grant, contract or request for proposal.
  • Provide input into the creation of a science and economics vision and help inform direction for TNC’s future policy and finance work.
  • Develop strong relationships across internal and external collaborators, including input into identifying key strategic research partners.
  • Successfully manages work streams to ensure on-time and high quality deliverables and on-time delivery.


Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in economics-related field and 2 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience managing and working with microeconomic data and related software experience, including R or Stata.
  • Experience synthesizing, interpreting and communicating scientific information, including clear data graphics.
  • Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.


Apply Now

To apply for job ID 51687, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to applyhelp@tnc.org with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.

Who We Are

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…

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