The Endangered Landscapes Programme is hiring

The Endangered Landscapes Programme is currently advertising two opportunities to join the team on a fixed-term basis: a full-time Programme Assistant and a part-time Science Coordinator.

About the Programme

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) is a unique collaboration between the University of Cambridge and nine leading biodiversity conservation organisations in and around Cambridge. The CCI partners together combine and integrate research, education, policy and practice to create innovative solutions for society and to foster conservation learning and leadership.

One of the priority areas of collaboration is the restoration of ecosystems and landscapes for the benefit of biodiversity. Thanks to the generosity of Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, CCI has established the Endangered Landscapes Programme (ELP) which aims to aims to restore natural ecological processes, populations and habitats in Europe’s landscapes for a better and more sustainable future. You can find out more about the Programme and its funded projects here.

The Pripyat River, home to one of the ELP’s funded projects: Polesia. Credit: Daniel Rosengren/Frankfurt Zoological Society

The two job opportunities with the ELP are as follows:

Programme Assistant (fixed-term)

The primary role of the Programme Assistant is to work with the ELP Programme Manager, other CCI staff, and CCI partners to ensure the efficient running of the Endangered Landscapes Programme.

This is a full-time, fixed-term position working 36.5 hours per week. The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2023 in the first instance.

For more information about the requirements for the Programme Assistant role and to apply (closing date 11 February 2019), please visit here.

Science Coordinator (fixed-term)

The role of the Science Coordinator is to provide scientific advice and strategic guidance to the Endangered Landscapes Programme. The Scientific Coordinator will ensure that the projects and programme are scientifically robust and through monitoring and testing of interventions are contributing to a knowledge base on landscape restoration.

This position is a part-time post working 18.5 hours per week. The funds for this role are available until 31 December 2023 in the first instance.

For more information about the requirements for the Science Coordinator role and to apply (closing date 13 February 2019), please visit here.