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The Wilderness Society. |
|Experience Required:||2-3 years|
|State/Province:||AK - Alaska|
The Wilderness Society, a national nonprofit membership organization devoted to preserving wilderness and wildlife, is seeking a Landscape Ecologist to contribute to developing analytical methods which expand our understanding of the impacts of human activity, including energy development and climate change on arctic ecosystems. The Ecologist will lead development of analyses aimed at understanding impacts to wildlife habitat (terrestrial and/or aquatic) such as changes in landcover, habitat quality or other metrics. Work is done in a collaborative environment with federal, state, tribal, NGO, and university scientists and managers to create management-relevant scientific analyses.
Qualifications & Skills
**This position is currently funded for a period of 1 year with a possibility for extension. The incumbent will work closely with the Lead Ecologist, Wildlife Ecologist and other scientists in our Alaska Regional Office, as well as our conservation team.
The Wilderness Society offers a very competitive salary and benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; sick and vacation leave; and a pension plan. TWS is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to ensure fair and equal treatment of its employees and constituents regardless of culture, socioeconomic status, race, marital or family situation, gender, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, physical ability, or sexual orientation. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. To apply, please submit a PDF file containing a cover letter explaining your qualifications for the position, a current CV, and the names and contact information for three references. Submission of recent publications in PDF format is also encouraged.
Please email files with the subject line “Landscape Ecologist” to: Dr. Wendy Loya firstname.lastname@example.org. Non-electronic applications will be accepted at The Wilderness Society, 705 Christensen Drive, Anchorage, AK 99577. Please email if you have questions about the position. No phone calls please.