Position title
Fellow in Landscape Ecology with specialization in Fruit Trees

ATREE is seeking a creative and motivated researcher in Landscape Ecology / Restoration Ecology/Community Ecology who can augment the adoption of fruit plants and sustainable agricultural practices, to improve livelihoods and human well-being and also make substantial contributions to ATREE's endeavours in ecosystem restoration.

The successful candidate will work with other Faculty at ATREE to actively foster interdisciplinary practices within biodiversity science to contribute effectively to ATREE's overarching mission. The major responsibilities of the Fellow would involve designing, executing, and assessing programs aimed at overseeing and organizing initiatives for the cultivation and management of fruit plants to bolster their presence, foster partnerships with farmers, local community-based groups, government entities, and various stakeholders to expand the proliferation of fruit plants. The candidate should also spearhead efforts and undertake initiatives aimed at understanding, mitigating, and adapting to the impacts of climate change on diverse ecosystems. 


 PhD in Lifesciences with specialization in Landscape Ecology / Restoration Ecology/Community Ecology

Desirable qualifications and experience: Working experience of a minimum of two years or post-doctoral experience in practising landscape ecological approaches in improving biodiversity and human well-being in the human-dominated landscapes in the tropics. The candidate should demonstrate proficiency in designing and conducting ecological studies in diverse landscapes and ecosystems, data analytical skills, GIS, and remote sensing techniques. The candidate should be able to communicate complex ecological concepts and findings to diverse audiences, including students, policymakers, and the public. The candidate is expected to contribute to ATREE’s teaching (Master’s and PhD courses) and training programs, outreach and other institutional activities.

How to Apply

Interested individuals can apply using the 'Apply Now' button. Candidates should attach a statement of purpose (SOP) with an outline of their proposed future research, a detailed curriculum vitae, a list of publications, copies of key publications, and the names and contact information of three references

Affirmative Action: ATREE fosters autonomy, professional growth, diversity, gender equity and safety at the workplace.  Persons from underprivileged groups are especially encouraged to apply. 

The last date to apply is May 30, 2024. 


 Please direct your questions regarding this position to  hr@atree.org

Date posted
6 May 2024
Valid through
30 May 2024
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