Opportunities at the British Ecological Society

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Job Vacancies

Media Relations Officer

We’re looking for an excellent Media Relations Officer to join our small, passionate team at the BES office in London!

Volunteer Vacancies

Representative for the Public Engagement Working Group

The British Ecological Society is seeking additional representatives for the Public Engagement Working Group (PEWG). The remit of PEWG is to develop and oversee the delivery of the Society’s  public engagement programme, including developing the society’s public events, science communication training programme, and assessing applications for the Regional Fund.

Blog Editor – Functional Ecology

Functional Ecology is looking for an Blog Editor for our blog Functional Ecologists, a blog for the people behind the research.

Express your interest – new project to facilitate sharing of ecological information

We are looking for people to get involved by providing feedback and advice on a new project to facilitate information sharing in the ecological community. Our vision is to create an interactive online platform that allows applied ecologists – researchers and practitioners – to browse and search a wide variety of applied ecological content including grey literature reports, journal article summaries, and open access articles.

Policy Opportunities

POST Fellowship (applications open)

Applications for the 2019 BES POST Fellowship are now open! Spend three months at the heart of Parliament

UK Parliamentary Shadowing Scheme (closed)

Our Parliamentary Shadowing scheme offers early and mid-career ecologists the chance to gain an inside view of the policy world.

BES-DEFRA Policy Fellowship (closed)

We are looking for a mid-career ecologist (at least five years post-PhD) to spend up to six months on a placement embedded within Defra’s Environment Analysis Unit.