Applied Scientist Job at The Nature Conservancy – Career Opportunity in Tanzania

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Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  22 June 2021
Duty Station:  Dar es Salaam
Posted: 10-06-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Applied Scientist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

The Nature Conservancy

Deadline of this Job:
22 June 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 10, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.
We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.
Your Position with TNC
The Applied Scientist I provides technical and scientific support for conservation initiatives that advance the Conservancy’s vision of nature and people thriving together. This position will be part of the Global Science business unit, which provides support to field, regional, and global teams across the world in support of evidence-based conservation strategies and outcomes. The work that this position will undertake will be part of the Bridge Collaborative­—a global partnership helping create solutions that jointly benefit conservation, human health, and sustainable development. The Bridge Collaborative is a collaboration of four organizations: The Nature Conservancy, PATH, the International Food Policy Research Institute, and Duke University. This work will support the Bridge Collaborative’s program to build the evidence base on the effectiveness and scaling potential of integrated solutions, which in turn aims to support leaders and funders (across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors) to accelerate investment in and adoption of sustainable and equitable solutions that benefit people and nature. This is a short-term position for less than 90 days.
Essential Functions
The Applied Scientist I will be a co-lead of a project conducting an “umbrella” systematic review to evaluate the strength of evidence on the effectiveness of multiple cross-sector practices areas (e.g. Payments for Ecosystem Services, Community-based Conservation, One Health, and others) in delivering benefits for the environment and human wellbeing.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

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