IRES- Research Associate


We seek to hire a Research Associate with strong quantitative skills to help build a new crossdisciplinary
Conservation Science Initiative at the University of British Columbia (UBC) within
the Biodiversity Research Centre located on the Vancouver campus. This position will also
benefit from its proximity to and association with the Data Science Institute at UBC and the
Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability. The position will support the Director of
the new Conservation Science Initiative by supplying expertise in data sciences and conservation
applications to develop and implement partnerships, collaborations and activities, both across
campus and with external NGOs. The Conservation Data Scientist will contribute to research,
project development, publications, communications, teaching and mentoring to advance the new
Initiative. This initiative will contribute to solving grand challenges in conservation globally
while serving as a central hub providing expertise on conservation issues in British Columbia.

Friday, May 24, 2019