School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography

Jobs and Opportunities

This webpage is for job, volunteering and scholarship opportunities received by the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography (SENRGy). 

If you would like to advertise a job/opportunity on this page, please send details to

Job Opportunities

Posted 17 September 2015

Forestry Business Development Advisor, Nepal

Tree Officer, Guildford

Conwy County Borough Council website advertising two vacant posts within the LEADER programme within the Conwy Rural Development Plan:

Supply Chain and Business Partnership Officer

Animation Officer


Forestry Commission:

Project Manager – Making Local Woods Work

Posted 8 September 2015

Junior Professional Officer

IFSA/IUFRO Joint Position

Closing date: 27 September 2015

Work-based training programme (wildlife identification and recording skills in the UK)

Online application system will be available from 14 September to 12 October 2015.

Only accepting applications for traineeships starting in March 2016 at this stage. 


Posted 25 August 2015

Cheviot Trees Ltd. – Wholesale Tree Nursery:
Assistant Production Manager

Closing date: 18 September 2015


1. An exciting and innovative opportunity within the Gola Rainforest Programme which is an long-term initiative supporting the management of a critical landscape in Sierra Leone which is a global priority for biodiversity conservation. As part of a Comic Relief funded project with Twin and the Rainforest Alliance, the RSPB is seeking a dynamic Project Manager-Rainforest Friendly Cocoa. Deadline for applications 15th September. More information on

2. The Gola Rainforest Programme is an exciting long-term initiative supporting the management of a critical landscape in Sierra Leone which is a global priority for biodiversity conservation. The RSPB is seeking a dynamic Technical Advisor for Operations to provide technical and operational support to the Programme to deliver the objectives of a REDD Project. Deadline for applications 15th September. More information on


Posted 29 July 2015

The Royal Geographical Society:

Writer: Educational Resources

Closing date: 23 September 2015

Posted 7 July 2015

Senior Forest Manager at Ghana Form


Posted 3 July 2015

Graduate opportunity with Gwynedd Council: Looking for graduates to join our expanding flood and coastal erosion team. With the innovative finance programme for FCERM coming in the next 3 years, it will be an exciting time for our team, in the mean time we will be producing Project Appraisal Reports for FCERM schemes looking at multi benefits in terms of flood, coastal erosion, habitat and social benefits. We are looking for an enthusiastic graduate to fill our skills gap between our Environmental and Water Engineering team, hopefully with a Geography background.

Our team also help the infrastructure and transportation team with advice on flood, drainage and environmental issues. In addition to this we have recently tendered for the National Procurement Framework to provide Flood Risk mapping and Water and Environmental services  for the whole Wales Public sector, We will also be carrying out stage two strategic flood consequence assessments for Gwynedd Planning and hopefully continue our involvement in the Wales Coastal Monitoring Centre.

If you are interested please email Rob Williams  with a CV and covering letter.


Posted 18 May 2015

Graduate Forestry and Timber Manager

LC Energy Ltd

Posted: 28 January 2015

G's Fresh Graduate and Management training scheme


Volunteering/Placement Opportunities

Posted 7 July 2015

Student Challenge Leader

Action Against Hunger

Posted 1 June 2015

Volunteering opportunity at Latitude Festival

Kenyan Orphan Project

Take part in an International volunteer workcamp or a euro-mediterranean campus with APARE-CME

Among the 8 campuses proposed this year :

Tunisia : Development of a discovery route in the Oasis of Chenini (22 July – 10 August)

Tunisia : Involving Youth in the preservation of the ecosystem of Zammour (17 August – 5 September)

Lebanon : Development of eco-consuming practices (6 September – 26 September)

See the complete program here

Apply for a campus here

Posted: 8 May 2015

Opportunity for Welsh language Marine Science students

Natural Resource Wales

Fersiwn Cymraeg

Posted 30 April 2015

Mozvolunteers, an NGO that operates in South Africa and Mozambique

Posted 15 April 2015

Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust

ARCHELON - An exciting volunteering/internship opportunity


Posted 25 March 2015

Caribbean & Colorado Ecosystem Field Studies

Posted 11 February 2015

GoEco invites students and faculty to participate in our internships and volunteer projects abroad!


Scholarships and Other Opportunities

Undergraduate scholarships and bursaries

Postgraduate scholarships and bursaries


Posted: 17 September 2015

PhD in University of York

PhD: Oak decline in the UK, utilising dendrochronology methods to identify predisposing factors at Swansea University


Resilience of the UK food system in a global context

Global Food Security interdisciplinary research programme on the ‘Resilience of the UK food system in a global context’ has launched its first call for applications. This programme has been co-designed by BBSRC, ESRC, NERC, Defra, FSA and the Scottish Government. The programme will fund high quality research projects which integrate science areas from all of the research councils involved and address one or more of the following interlinked themes:

  • Optimising the productivity, resilience and sustainability of agricultural and landscapes

  • Optimising resilience of food supply chains both locally and globally

  • Influencing food choice for health, sustainability and resilience at the individual and household level

For details and applications visit the call page on the BBSRC website.  The deadline is 27 October 2015.

Posted: 16 July 2015

PhD studentship opportunity with the prestigious Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon, Energy and the Environment (NRN-LCEE) initiative.

The studentship is part of the Multi-Land project ( and will be examining the impact of shelterbelts & livestock behaviour impacts on hydrology & biogeochemistry.

Posted: 8 July 2015

ESRC collaborative PhD studentship on the topic of: ‘Volunteers in Policing: The nature, experience and impacts of the Special Constabulary’.

The University of Dundee.

This studentship is being offered as a 1+3 (Masters Degree and PhD) or as a +3 (PhD only) format.

Full details and the application procedures can be found here:

Deadline for applications: 3rd August 2015


Erasmus Mundus Master Programme, MEDfOR

"Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management"

Application deadline: 31 August 2015


An EPSRC studentship is available at Loughborough University's Centre for Hydrological and Ecosystem Sciences  to study the impacts of multiple weir removals on river geomorphology and hydraulics. The project will involve numerical experiments and fieldwork on the iconic River Dove, Derbyshire, UK.

Details about the project can be found at:

Details about the studentship and how to apply can be found at:

Closing date: 5th August 2015


Posted: 2 July 2015

PhD opportunity at the University of Derby 'The use and improved functionality of environmental DNA (eDNA) within wildlife conservation and consultancy'

Deadline for applications: Friday 14 August 2015

Interviews: week commencing 21 September 2015

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