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Careers

As a vibrant hub of scientific research and conservation efforts, the Charles Darwin Foundation and its Research Station seeks passionate individuals to join our diverse team. Explore our current vacancies and find your place in protecting this extraordinary archipelago.

To apply to the below positions, please email
pro.seleccion@fcdarwin.org.ec
.

Open positions

Accommodation and Events Manager

Application deadline: June 15, 2024

The main objective of the Head of Accommodations and Events position at the Charles Darwin Foundation is to Lead, manage, and coordinate the CDF's hospitality and events area.
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FCD PURCHASING MANAGER

Application deadline: June 15, 2024

The primary objective of the Procurement Officer position at the Charles Darwin Foundation is to ensure the timely, efficient, and cost-effective procurement of goods and services necessary for the development of the organization's activities
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Collections Assistant - CDS Herbarium

Application deadline: June 15, 2024

The CDS Herbarium Collection Assistant will manage, curate specimens, and handle the CDS Herbarium Collections database of the CDF. Together with the leading curator of the herbarium, they will carry out activities related to specimen curation, taxonomic identification, reports, and scientific publications. They will also be responsible for executing the Action Plan for conserving and preserving all botanical collections. They will also be responsible for receiving local, national, and international guests and researchers.
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In-House General Legal Adviser

Application deadline: until position is filled

The CDF's Legal Advisor acts as a legal guardian, offering comprehensive advice across various areas to ensure regulatory compliance and prevent legal issues. They draft and review contracts, manage risks, and resolve conflicts to protect the organization.
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Juan Manuel García / FCD

Head of the Library, Archive, and Museum Area

Application deadline: until position is filled

The Professional in “Archives and Museums” of the CDF aims to administer and manage the library, archive, and museum resources. Likewise, this person advises, trains, and trains the Library, Archive, and Museum team concerning everything related to library, archive, and museum issues required to give continuity to the different initiatives developed within this area, as well as to make visible the work of the CDF library, archive, and museum in local, national, and international contexts.
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Carlos Espinosa

Senior Researcher in Terrestrial Ecology and Conservation

Application deadline: until position is filled

The Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands (CDF) is recruiting a Senior Scientist or Project Manager to lead our Galapagos Tortoise Movement Ecology Program (GTMEP) team and strengthen ongoing long-term research and conservation efforts for this iconic species.
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Note:  Employment legislation of the Government of Ecuador and the Special Law of the Galapagos Islands gives priority employment to permanent residents of Galapagos and to qualified Ecuadorians. For this reason, some of the employment opportunities listed on this site will be open only for these particular groups.

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INTERNS & VOLUNTEERs

Learn how you can become a volunteer and support our work in Galapagos.
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APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP

Apply for a thesis or university studies scholarship to conduct research with us.
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ACADEMIC COLLABORATIONS

Learn how you can become a visiting or collaborating scientist, or how to establish a semester abroad with us.
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