Ecosystem Service Valuation Researcher

Ecosystem Service Valuation Researcher

Earth Economics is a visionary organization that aims to transform the way the Earth is valued. We currently provide custom reports, economic analysis, policy analysis and training for a wide range of local, national and international NGOs, businesses, and governments.

We are seeking college through post-doctoral researchers to aid our lead staff with the development of our ecosystem service database. This process will require that the assistant be able to research, identify, and derive information from peered-reviewed economic studies from printed and online environmental, ecological and scientific literature (articles, symposia, books, theses, etc.).

Minimum Qualifications and Education

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Economics or Statistics
  • Experience using Econometric / Statistical software (such as Stata, Eviews, Gretl, R, S, SAS, SPSS)
  • Availability of a minimum of 10 hours a week
  • Able to work in a culturally and professionally diverse team
  • Attention to detail and devotion to enforcing and maintaining data integrity
  • Strong library and online research and analytical skills
  • Upbeat personality and strong team player

Additional Desired Qualifications

The ideal applicant will have one or more of the following qualifications:

  • Experience performing Benefit-Cost Analysis and working with related tools
  • Proficiency with ArcGIS 10 and use of GIS information
  • Experience conducting ecosystem service valuation
  • Coursework, degree(s) in, or deep commitment to, environmental or earth sciences

Application materials:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 2-4 Project Examples with a detailed description of your role.
  • 4 professional references

To apply, submit application materials in a single email with your name and the position description in the subject line to tdickinsin@eartheconomics.org.

About Earth Economics:

Earth Economics (EE) is a non-profit organization based in Tacoma, Washington USA with an additional office soon to be established in Seattle in January 2012 devoted to a new software development initiative.

Earth Economics is an equal opportunity employer that offers a competitive benefits package, schedule and telecommuting flexibility. New team members become part of multicultural teams at EE and have the opportunity to work with diverse constituencies around the world.

For more information, please visit www.eartheconomics.org.

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    I would like to know if the vacancy for Ecosystem Service Valuation Researcher is still open?

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