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  • Date posted

    March 5, 2024

  • Closing date

    March 5, 2024

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Farmers for Forests (F4F) is seeking a Full Time Consultant for the position of Research Associate. The Research Associate will play a pivotal role in conducting research activities focused on carbon credit methodology, carbon markets, allometric equations for biomass estimation of various tree species, and field data analysis. The ideal candidate will possess a background in forestry or engineering and demonstrate a strong commitment to environmental conservation and sustainable development.

About Us
F4F is a Hybrid Social Enterprise working to protect and increase India’s biodiverse forest cover in close collaboration with rural communities. Founded in December 2019, F4F is one of the few organizations in India working in the forestry sector and using a payment-for-ecosystem services model for its environmental protection and restoration activities.
F4F was incubated at Nudge Centre for Social Innovation (N/Core), Shakti - The Empathy Project, and the NSRCEL-IIMB. Our work was also featured on DW TV and Scroll's Eco India series as well as DW Hindi. We were recently selected as one of India's top innovators working in the ecosystem restoration and conservation sector by the World Economic Forum.

1. Research on carbon credit methodology, carbon markets, and related topics to support organizational objectives.
2. Investigate and find the allometric equations for biomass estimation of different types of trees, leveraging both existing literature and field data collection.
3. Analyze field data to assess forest health, carbon sequestration potential, and other relevant parameters.
4. Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to integrate research findings into project planning and implementation.
5. Contribute to the development of reports, publications, and presentations for internal and external stakeholders.
6. Stay updated on emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in forestry, carbon accounting, and environmental science.
7. Any other work related to the development and data management.

1. Bachelor's or Master's degree in forestry, environmental science, engineering, or a related field.
2. 1 - 3 years of experience related to research, data analysis, and documentation.
3. Strong background in quantitative research methods, data analysis, and statistical modeling.
4. Proficiency in data analysis in Excel.
5. Experience in conducting research related to carbon sequestration, carbon accounting, or related environmental topics is preferred.
6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to diverse audiences.
7. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.

Start Date
● Immediate
● Selection basis rolling applications

Pune - Maharashtra

Competitive and commensurate with experience

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