Job Title: Senior Spatial Modeller / Spatial Scientist
DESCRIPTION OF ROLE
Natural Capital Research requires a highly skilled spatial modeller to work with them on the delivery of innovative and high-profile natural capital modelling projects.
We are a small, expanding company working on cutting-edge scientific modelling for natural capital. Led by global experts in their field, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a rapidly evolving area of the environmental sector. Many of the methods and models are already established however, the successful candidate will have an opportunity to enhance the models and identifying opportunities for innovation; they will also be expected to work as part of an established team to run and maintain an existing suite of models and to deliver high-quality project analysis.
You will be educated to at least PhD / DPhil level in a relevant subject with substantial experience of spatial modelling in GIS, R and Python.
Full training on the models will be provided by the Head of Research.
Natural Capital Research (NatCap Research) is a fast-growing company with an exciting portfolio of innovative projects. NatCap Research delivers tools and services predominantly for landowners and estate managers, those with responsibility for, or business interests in, land management decisions.
NatCap Research builds on the exceptional skills and experience of its staff to deliver cutting edge ecosystem modelling enabling clients to understand both the quantity and spatial distribution of the natural capital and ecosystem services on their land.
The post-holder will work in a small, talented team and in a fast-paced and challenging environment which offers the right candidate an opportunity to make their mark. As a company we have a strong ethical code and are committed to using the best available scientific information and highest academic standards to address pressing environmental and social issues.
In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package, a personal development plan, and the opportunity to make a difference in a relatively new, challenging and rewarding field. NatCap Research is an equal opportunities employer.
The initial contract will be full-time for 12 months. The post-holder will have a 6 month probation period.
The salary will be up to £35,000 per annum depending on skills and experience.
The post-holder will work in London or Oxford.
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