Research Ecologist Thetford, Norfolk or Stirling, Scotland - BTO

Application Deadline: 
4 Dec 2019

Research Ecologist

Thetford, Norfolk or Stirling, Scotland 

Full time, nine month position

£23,490 + 11% employer pension contribution


The UK hosts internationally important populations of waterbirds and seabirds. The BTO’s Wetland and Marine Research Team carry out vital research on the ecology of these species, particularly in relation to the impacts of climate change and renewable energy. In recent years this has included a number of high profile projects, both desk-based and in the field. 


This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the work of the team, with a particular focus on statistical analysis and modelling. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects on seabirds and waterbirds and to help to apply novel analyses to these data in order to maximise the impact of our work. Join our team and support us to better understand the pressures facing seabirds and waterbirds. 


We are happy to discuss requests for flexible working at interview.


Closing date for receipt of applications is 1pm on Wednesday 4 December.


It is anticipated that interviews will be held in Thetford or Stirling on Monday 16 December.


For further information and to apply visit our website:  


For an informal chat about the position please call Aonghais Cook on 01842 750050 ( or Liz Humphreys on 01786 458 021 ( 


Charity No. 216652 (E&W); SC039193 (Scotland)