Pursuing a Career in Conservation


Pursuing a Career in Conservation | On-line Portals to Jobs in Conservation, Ecology and Environment | Current Openings | Fellowships, Scholarships and Grants .

Introduction and Highlights
This page provides links, resources and opportunities relevant for pursing a career in Conservation Biology.
The Society for Conservation Biology and its Student Affairs Committee produce resources to aid students, graduates and young professional in pursuing careers in conservation. Three main resources that warrant highlighting are:

1) Hunter, Lindenmayer and Calhoun's 2007 book - Save the Earth as a Career: Advice on Becoming a Conservation Professional - available in print and as an E-Book
2) The Society for Conservation Biology's JOB DATABASE
3) The Society for Conservation Biology's European Section's JOBS MAILING LIST - which is frequently updated


On-line Portals to Jobs in Conservation, Ecology and Environment



Environmental & Conservation Job Sites
Environment Job
Environment Post
StopDodo
EarthWorks
Conservation Jobs
Environmental Data Services - Job Search
Countryside Jobs Services
Change Agents

Environmental & Conservation NGO & Organisations Job pages
Flora and Fauna International - FFI
World Wide Fund for Nature UK - WWF UK
Wildlife Conservation Society
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
British Trust of Conservation Volunteers - BTCV
National Trust - UK
The Wildlife Trusts - UK
British Trust for Ornithology
Bird Life International

Environmental & Conservation UK Statutory Bodies - Job pages
Environment Agency - UK
Natural England
Joint Nature Conservation Committee - JNCC - UK
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Postgraduate
Find a PhD
Find a Masters
Postgraduate Studentships - all Types of Funding, all for Postgraduates
Masters Compare - The Masters Comparison Directory
International Scholarship & Financial Aid Positions
PhD Scholarship Positions in the UK (diverse job openings, career tips)
Prospects.ac.uk - Search for Job vacancies on Prospects by visiting their Graduate Job Search

Graduate Jobs
Target Jobs
Milk Round
GradPlus
The Graduate
GradJobs
GTS - Graduate Training Schemes

Academia
Jobs.ac.uk
Field Studies Council

Ethical Jobs
Fairtrade

Volunteering and Training

Training opportunity with Brown Bear in the Carpathian Mountains - 2010 and 2011More info here:

Volunteer field assistants - Small Mammals in the Succulent Karoo of South Africa - 2 open positions from January 2011 onwards
More info:

Field assistant - Cooperative breeding system of the endangered El Oro parakeet in South America.
More info:

Current Openings



Job: Ecologist (4 positions) for Ecological Restoration at Perth, Australia. Deadline: 2 March 2012
More info: Job: Ecologist (4 positions) Perth Western Australia

Five post-docs at the University of Queensland, Australia. Deadline: 1 March 2012
More info: Five International Post-doc fellows at University of Queensland

Job Vacancy at the RSPB - Forest Restoration Scientist. More info here. Deadline: 2 March 2012

Postdoc position Ecology & Evolutionary biology at Hull University, UK. Deadline: 13th February 2012
More info:

Postdoc position in conservation biology and spatial ecology in Mediterranean farmlands at the Centre Tecnològic Forestal de Catalunya (Solsona, Spain).
Deadline: 31 January 2012. More info: Postdoc in conservation biology and spatial ecology


Phd candidates: Fire and landscape modelling in the Mediterranean at the Centre Tecnològic Forestal de Catalunya (Solsona, Spain).
Deadline: 31 January 2012. More info:PhD Fire and landscape modelling


Postdoc in the ecology and evolution of host-symbiont interactions at CSIRO Canberra, Australia. Posted date: 6 December 2011 - More info:


PhD Studentship: Improving species range map methodologies for marine biodiversity. UNEP-WCMC, University of Cambridge. Deadline: 31st January 2012
More info:

Vacancy: Researcher on Forests in the context of Climate Change and Development.
More info:

PhD position in Biodiversity and Urban Sprawl, The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Switzerland (Posted 9/Nov/2011)
More info:


Postdoc position: Junior Researcher in Computational Systems Ecology, Trento, Italy (Posted 5/Sept/2011)
More info:



PhD position in Development of a Spatial Simulation Model of the Population Dynamics of Sea Bass - Ifremer (Brest, France) more info here


Fellowships, Scholarships and Grants



Visit also our page "Resources" to download our scholarship databases

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