Weston Family Senior Scientist, Nature Conservancy of Canada

With the generous support of The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, the Nature Conservancy of Canada is hiring a new, full-time senior scientist.

The Weston Family Senior Scientist, a recognized leader in applied conservation research in Canada, will develop and lead an integrated program of scientific research, thought leadership and outreach, and conservation planning and information that is strategically aligned with NCC’s mission and conservation work. The senior scientist will:

  • Undertake and publish original research in one of three priority areas (recovery of species at risk, management of pernicious invasive species or retaining and re-establishing natural habitat connections through settled and working landscapes);
  • Develop, oversee and manage the success of the Weston Family Conservation Science Fellows program for post-graduate students;
  • Help coordinate NCC’s many scientific and conservation planning initiatives;
  • Represent NCC and its science program to a variety of audiences, from scientists and funders to partners and communities.

For more detailed information and application instructions, please visit

Nature Conservancy.ca/en/who-we-are/work-with-us.

The deadline for applications is April 6th, 2018.

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is the nation’s leading not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, working to protect our most important natural areas and the species they sustain.

Learn more at NatureConservancy.ca