Position: Forest Carbon Researcher
Organization: Taking Root
Location: Vancouver, BC
Taking Root is looking for a forest carbon researcher in the beginning or middle of their career to forest carbon quantification approach. Principally, the candidate will develop and update our forest carbon quantification approach - a single, standardized and publicly available methodology for creating carbon removals from smallholder forest projects. In addition, s/he will work closely with the reforestation and product and engineering department to ensure that our approach is being implemented in the field and our software. This position is an exciting opportunity to harness your skills in forestry science and technical writing to help a growing organization provide scientific rigor, confidence, and transparency to our approach.
This position is full-time, working principally with staff in the home office in Vancouver, B.C. Taking Root will prioritize those located or relocate to Vancouver; however, working remotely anywhere in Canada is possible. Salary is competitive and based on experience and educational attainment.
About Taking Root
Taking Root is an international, high-growth organization on a mission to restore the world's tropical forests. We carry our mandate by developing high-quality smallholder farmer reforestation projects with partners to meet their climate commitments.
Taking Root's impact stems from simplifying the generation of verified carbon removals through our software platform. The platform's power lies in combining local and satellite data with machine learning algorithms. This data and analytics lead to timely and accurate reporting, which enables our partners to invest in reforestation with confidence while ensuring farmers are paid for growing trees.
Currently, Taking Root is driving reforestation with leading multinational and environmental organization partners in nine countries across three tropical continents. This is only the beginning. We are growing and need your help! Click on the following links for more on Taking Root.
Skills, Qualifications, and Experience required:
You are an ideal candidate if you:
Expected start date: 2022-01-10
How to apply:
Submit a cover letter (max 500 words) and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by the application end date. Please include "M&S - Forest Carbon Researcher" in the subject line. We value every application; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. If no suitable candidate is found within the application deadline, we will extend the posting.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 18 2021 ID: 61924