Vacancies

Opportunities at the British Ecological Society

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Vacancies

Education Intern

We are seeking an enthusiastic Education Intern to join our small, passionate team. The Education Intern will provide logistical assistance in delivering the society’s UK Schools Outreach project. The project will deliver engaging STEM workshops on ecological science and careers to year 8 students. These will be developed and delivered by PhD student volunteers during full day events hosted at partner universities. This is a great opportunity for a recent graduate or current graduate student to gain experience in Education and Careers support.

More details on the role and how to apply can be found here.

 

 

Join a BES Committee

Are you interested in helping create a world where nature and people thrive in a world inspired by ecology?

We would like to offer you the chance to help us deliver our strategic plan by taking up a voluntary leadership role on one of our Committees, providing an opportunity to work directly with our staff and a wider team of ecologists. As a committee member you will help make a major contribution to the Society and our diverse ecological community. In return, you are given access to unique opportunities to network, and influence the development of ecological research and activity. 

We are currently looking for members to join our Membership Committee and Grants Committee. If you’d like to get involved in the running of the BES, by finding the best ways to serve our members and develop the Society’s grants portfolio, then apply today! 

 

Ecological Reviews: editorial board open call

We are looking for active ecological researchers to join the editorial board of Ecological Reviews, our book series published with Cambridge University Press. Deadline: 17:00 (GMT) Friday 31 January 2020.

 

Quantitative Ecology Special Interest Group

Committee Vacancy – Deputy Secretary

The Quantitative Ecology SIG are looking for a Quantitative Ecologist to step into the deputy secretary role and provide some continuity to the SIG leadership. The deputy secretary role involves:

  • Supporting the secretary in the running of the SIG – helping with budgets, suggesting events etc.
  • Attending meetings at BES HQ twice a year (travel & accommodation covered)
  • Seek to expand the SIG and promote quantitative ecology within the BES

To apply, please send a copy of your CV, and a few sentences about what you would do in the role to quantitative@britishecologicalsociety.org. If you have any questions at all, do not hesitate to get in touch. Deadline: 17:00 (GMT) Monday 13 January.

Committee Vacancy – Policy Rep

Do you work in policy, or do policy-focused research and consider yourself a quantitative ecologist? The Quantitative Ecology SIG are looking to take on someone to be their policy rep. The policy rep will aim to develop events (with the support of the rest of the committee) that bring together policy makers and quantitative ecologists, or that are focused around policy issues.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV, and a few sentences about what you would do in the role to quantitative@britishecologicalsociety.org. If you have any questions at all, do not hesitate to get in touch. Deadline: 17:00 (GMT) Monday 13 January.