The National Tropical Botanical Garden is recruiting for a full-time Director of Science and Conservation to start January 2024.
The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership to ensure and enhance the conservation impact of NTBG’s science and conservation programs across our five gardens, preserves, and living and herbarium collections. Particular focus is on implementing best science and biocultural conservation practices supporting NTBG’s ambitious five-year strategic plan through continued development of staff and programs and with our many local, national and international communities and conservation partners. This includes floristic surveys, a Pacific flora program, a GIS and drone program, conservation assessments, and effective biocultural conservation of plant and crop diversity at genetic, species and agroecosystem scale in alignment with the Global Biodiversity Framework, Global Strategy for Plant Conservation and the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
The position is part of NTBG’s senior leadership team and effectively represents the organization and builds trustful relationships and enthusiasm for plant conservation towards multiple stakeholders.
Apply via email including full CV and publication list and a cover letter explaining your motivation and relevant leadership experience to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be reviewed on October 27, 2023, and interviews will begin in early November.