Carbon Forest Scientist

| New York, NY, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 100,000-150,000 Annually
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We are seeking a highly skilled and dedicated Carbon Forest Scientist with a Ph.D. in Forestry, Environmental Science, or a related field, and significant experience in the carbon markets. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in conducting rigorous scientific research and a proven track record of working with NGOs or similar organizations to influence environmental policy and practices.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Conduct high-level research on forest carbon dynamics, including carbon sequestration, emission reduction, and overall forest health.
  • Develop and oversee projects aimed at enhancing carbon storage in forests, considering biodiversity conservation and sustainable community development.
  • Analyze data using advanced statistical and GIS tools to monitor forest carbon stocks and changes over time.
  • Collaborate with policy makers, community leaders, and international bodies to advocate for effective forest conservation strategies based on research findings.
  • Write grant proposals, scientific papers, and reports to secure funding and share research outcomes with the scientific community and the public.
  • Lead field teams in data collection, ensuring adherence to safety and ethical standards.
  • Engage with stakeholders in the carbon markets to apply practical insights from research to market-based solutions.

What You'll Need

  • Degree in Forestry, Environmental Science, Ecology, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in carbon markets, forest conservation, and climate change mitigation.
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis, GIS, and remote sensing tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to publish peer-reviewed research and secure research funding.
  • Strong leadership skills and experience managing diverse teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.

Candidates for this role must be located in the United States.

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419 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016

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