Interim Head of Science and Monitoring – Bat Conservation Trust
17th January 2022
DetailsBat Conservation Trust is looking for an interim head to lead on the delivery of science and monitoring strategies including developing and implementing innovative research and monitoring projects, as well as leading the science and monitoring team. The role, which will act as a source of technical advice on survey and monitoring techniques across BCT…
Role title: Interim Head of Science and Monitoring
Organisation: Bat Conservation Trust
Closing Date: 07/02/2022
Role Location: Battersea, South London / Remote
The Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) is proud to be the leading UK charity devoted solely to the conservation of bats and their habitats.
BCT participates in innovative research, and coordinates the National Bat Monitoring Programme, a world-leading citizen science programme which produces population trends for British bat species. BTC is currently expanding this programme to include new monitoring and analysis approaches, particularly in the field of passive acoustic monitoring and genetic surveillance.
The key purpose of this role is to lead on the delivery of their science and monitoring strategies. This will include developing and implementing innovative research and monitoring projects, as well as leading the science and monitoring team. The role will act as a source of technical advice on survey and monitoring techniques across BCT and at key external meetings.
You will have experience in project design, project management, statistical analysis using R and producing scientific publications.
You will have knowledge of bat ecology and behaviour, as well as knowledge of bat survey techniques.
You will have experience of leading a team and you will hold a PhD in a relevant discipline.
Please view the more detailed person specification / job description and complete an application form here.