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22
April
2015

Primate Conservation Alliance Director

Views: 184 Conservation Jobs

The Pan African Sanctuary Alliance seeks a visionary, forward-thinking Executive Director with exceptional leadership and a deep commitment to meeting the urgent challenges faced by primate conservation across Africa.

14
April
2015

Program Manager Foundation Chimbo in Boé (Guinea Bissau)

Views: 413 Application deadline: Tuesday, 05 May 2015

Program Manager Foundation Chimbo in Boé (Guinea Bissau)

Chimbo Foundation is committed to maintaining and where necessary, to restore the chimpanzee population and habitat in West Africa. Currently, the foundation focuses on the Boé (a remote area in southeastern Guinea Bissau). The program manager represents Chimbo Foundation in Guinea Bissau and in the Boé region in particular. The program manager coordinates all activities of Chimbo in the area; he/she also coordinates the local staff, international volunteers, researchers and students.

12
April
2015

Pola Pasvolsky Chair in Conservation Biology

Views: 349 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 15 May 2015

We invite applications for the Pola Pasvolsky Chair in Conservation Biology in the Percy FitzPatrick Institute, a world-renowned postgraduate research institute in the Department of Biological Sciences. The incumbent will be a member of this dynamic Institute that is the core of a Centre of Excellence in Birds as Keys to Biodiversity Conservation funded by the South African Department of Science and Technology through the National Research Foundation.

08
April
2015

Bat Research Intern - African Bat Conservation

Views: 630 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Sunday, 31 May 2015

Volunteer with African Bat Conservation in the heart of Liwonde National Park Malawi. African Bat Conservation (ABC) is a non-profit conservation project based in Malawi, created in partnership with the University of Bristol, UK under UK Charity Conservation Research Africa (CRA). Malawi has been highlighted by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as of key importance to bat conservation in Africa, having high endemism and species diversity. However, it has been highlighted as an area of concern for bat populations due to increasing agricultural pressures on the environment, and high levels of deforestation. We need as much help as we can get to make a difference for bats and biodiversity in Africa, we are a small team with a big task ahead.

08
April
2015

Urban Hyaena Research Assistant

Views: 570 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Conservation Research Africa (CRA) is a charity in England and Wales that conducts and supports applied research to inform conservation and wildlife management in Africa. Based in Malawi, CRAs flagship project is Carnivore Research Malawi which conducts applied research, conservation and mitigation to conserve carnivores in Malawi. We are conducting behavioural ecology field research to assess the urban spotted hyaena population in the capital city of Lilongwe, to inform human-wildlife conflict management. We are currently recruiting for a Field Research Assistant to radio track spotted hyaena (Crocuta crocuta). The position is based both in the city of Lilongwe with some time potentially in Liwonde National Park.

08
April
2015

Senior Research Assistant

Views: 393 Volunteer Opportunities Application deadline: Friday, 08 May 2015

African Bat Conservation (ABC) is a non-profit conservation research project based in Malawi, operating under UK Charity Conservation Research Africa (CRA) and in partnership with the University of Bristol, UK. ABC works in collaboration with Lilongwe Wildlife Trust (LWT) and the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Malawi (DNPW) to conduct applied research for wildlife conservation management. Primarily based at our research camp in Liwonde National Park (LNP) Malawi, we conduct field research on bats and biodiversity and conduct engagement and education in the surrounding communities. We are currently recruiting for an experienced senior field research assistant who will be responsible for coordinating the field research at our research base under the supervision of Dr Emma Stone.

08
April
2015

SANCCOB Education Centre Teacher

Views: 492 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 24 April 2015

Are you an enthusiastic person with loads of initiative?  The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) is in need of an appropriately qualified, experienced and self-motivated teacher to lead our education initiatives and be part of our enthusiastic team. 

 

01
April
2015

Social Ecologist

Views: 721 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 24 April 2015

The African Conservation Trust is seeking a Social Ecologist, with a strong environmental background, to conduct field work within rural communities in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The successful applicant will be answerable to the project leader and work within a team of ecologists, conservation managers and agricultural experts.  

20
March
2015

Conservation Manager

Views: 1087 Conservation Jobs

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary is looking for a conservation manager with a passion for conservation, field research and community outreach to work alongside our field outreach team. Working with local and rural communities is a key part of Tacugama's work to protect chimpanzees and conserve their habitat to ensure the long-term survival of wild chimpanzees in Sierra Leone.

07
March
2015

Research Coordinator for The Cape Leopard Trust Cederberg Project – extended deadline

Views: 978 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 13 March 2015

The Cape Leopard Trust is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Research Coordinator for the Cederberg. This is an opportunity for a self-motivated individual to work with a skilled research and conservation team including post-docs, PhD’s and MSc’s while conducting predator research.  

07
March
2015

Finance and Operations Manager, Zambian Carnivore Programme

Views: 716 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Tuesday, 31 March 2015

The Zambian Carnivore Programme (ZCP) seeks a full-time Finance and Operations Manager to oversee all financial, logistical and administrative operations for the organization and its three field research sites in Zambia.  The position is field-based from ZCP’s headquarters in South Luangwa and entails working closely with the ZCP CEO and project managers to oversee operations.

28
February
2015

Project manager: Gorilla Conservation project

Views: 1222 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 20 March 2015

The Projet Gorille Fernan-Vaz (PGFV) is PASA and GFAS accredited and consists of both a sanctuary and a rehabilitation centre for western lowland gorilla orphans (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) who are victims of the bushmeat trade in Gabon, central Africa.  The project is located in the Fernan-Vaz lagoon near the town of Omboué, just north (outside) of Loango National Park. 

26
February
2015

Research Coordinator for The Cape Leopard Trust Cederberg Project

Views: 885 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 06 March 2015

The Cape Leopard Trust is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Research Coordinator for the Cederberg. This is an opportunity for a self-motivated individual to work with a skilled research and conservation team including post-docs, PhD’s and MSc’s while conducting predator research. 

23
February
2015

SANCCOB Education Centre Teacher

Views: 903 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 06 March 2015

Are you an enthusiastic person with loads of initiative? The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) is in need of an appropriately qualified, experienced and self-motivated teacher to lead our education initiatives and be part of our enthusiastic team. The main focus of the portfolio is to teach and develop lessons and courses for school groups either visiting our Centre or at an offsite venue.

 

04
February
2015

Regional Communications Coordinator Africa

Views: 1304 Conservation Jobs Application deadline: Friday, 06 March 2015

The Communications Coordinator will lead an ambitious, well-funded and creative program with the goal of translating CIFOR's high-caliber research from across Africa into meaningful, real-world impact. We need a dynamic, creative and self-directed Communications Coordinator to take the freedom and resources we offer and make it happen - whether it involves working alongside our scientists to develop communication strategies for specific research projects, traveling to the field with a TV crew, writing blogs, organizing a workshop or talking to journalists. 

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