We’re hiring: Science Modeller

Join the Cool Farm Team: GHG Modeller Position Available!

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact in the world of sustainable agriculture? Cool Farm Alliance is thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity for a GHG Modeller to join our team! If you’re passionate about combating climate change and sustainability, and possess a sharp mind eager to tackle complex challenges, then we want to hear from you.

Dive into the details below and take the first step toward shaping the future of farming with us!

Position Outline:

  • Location: Remote, must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Duration: 12 months, possibility to extend
  • Hours: 35-40 hours per week
  • Pay: 40-50K per annum
  • Application Deadline: May 12th

Position Overview: 

Cool Farm Alliance is looking for a GHG modeller for a 12-month contract with the possibility to extend the contract. The modeller needs a sharp mind, who is passionate about climate change and sustainability impacts, and who is motivated to grow with us and stay for the long run. The role will focus on developing models of carbon stocks and flows across agricultural systems, including crops and livestock, using the latest peer-reviewed evidence, open source and procured data, initially focused on soils. These models will support our work in building a scientifically credible and robust cool farm tool GHG assessment pathway.

The ideal candidate will have a background/education in mathematical modelling with experience in ecological and/or climate science. You will have strong analytical skills and be experienced in handling and presenting data concisely, and accurately. You will report to Cool Farm Alliances Science and Methods Manager and be supported by the full Cool Farm secretariat.

If you have a background in science, are smart, fun, love numbers, have outstanding attention to detail and organisational skills and a solid work ethic we would love to hear from you.

We actively invite applications from individuals represented by the criteria for broader participation outlined below, reflecting our dedication to enhancing diversity and inclusion and expanding opportunities in sustainability and environmental science careers.

  • Individuals from ethnic groups that are underrepresented.
  • Individuals with care experience.
  • Individuals who have been recognised as refugees in the UK.
  • Individuals estranged from both of their primary caregivers (for example, both parents or carers).
  • Individuals who were eligible for the 16-19 Bursary/Pupil Premium and/or those who received Free School Meals.
  • Young carers, who are the main caregiver for a parent or sibling.
  • Individuals who have faced disruptions in their education due to factors such as health issues, family circumstances, or homelessness.

As this role can be fully remote, the position can be adapted to your requirements for example allowing flexible hours, or to be fully based working from home. We aim to create flexibility in the role to suit our colleagues’ needs.

To find out more about the application process and the job, please click here.

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