Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.
Conservation International is seeking a research scientist with a recent Ph.D. to assist in research in the theory and practice of Marine Protected Areas (MPA) in an era of rapid climate change.
Identify MPA design structures and management approaches that are explicitly designed to support ocean biodiversity conservation as ecosystems and species move in response to climate change and ocean acidification. Ensure a portfolio of MPAs are prepared for and address the impacts of climate change on biodiversity and human wellbeing, through advising on the design and implementation of those MPAs.
12-month appointment with a strong possibility for renewal.
- The position is based at UCSB in Santa Barbara, California and requires travel when health safety permits.
- Flexibility in work schedule in order to accommodate time differences between CA and other CI regional offices may be necessary.