Career Opportunity /  5 February 2023

Job: Building a network of conservation tech across continents

Are you excited by the potential for new technologies to help monitor the natural world? Do you enjoy communicating your passion for technology and nature with diverse audiences? We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative ecologist to lead a global network of automated biodiversity monitoring systems. 

Deadline: 5 February 2023 - the deadline has passed.
Wallingford, UK

Taking the lead on deployment of biodiversity monitoring systems UKCEH AMI-trap  across the globe, together with the data workflows, including storage, visualisation, and analysis. Biodiversity monitoring systems comprising of acoustic recording and camera traps for moths will be deployed in four countries across three continents. 

Liaising with in-country partners, arranging logistics and day-to-day management of the network, together with managing data and analysis. Beyond this principle project, there is the opportunity to collaborate on smaller networks being deployed in the UK and Europe.

Communication is key to this role, to technical and non-technical audiences, including citizen science groups. You will be funded for international travel to visit collaborators, establishing excellent working relationships with our stakeholders and assisting setup of monitoring networks. 

You will become an important part of a global network of researchers and innovators, designing and deploying automated monitoring systems for biodiversity monitoring. UKCEH has a leading role in both European and global networking initiatives which are seeking to coordinate activities. The successful candidate will become a core member of these networks.

Deadline 5th Feb