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The Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands is currently looking for candidates for the following position(s):

Bio-statistical Ecologist

Bio-statistical Ecologist for the Galápagos Verde 2050 Project (Phase 2)

The Project GV2050, in its Second Phase, is looking for a Biostatistical Ecologist.

Key tasks include: perform the meta-analysis of the data; perform analysis of the project's data; create graphs and explanatory materials of the analyses carried out; creation of scripts in the statistical program R; make publications co-authored with other team members; manage the project's database; develop the Bayesian hierarchical model.

If you're interested in applying to this position, please email us at:

Details: Bio-statistical Ecologist for the Galápagos Verde 2050 Project

Entomology Projects Consultant

Entomology Projects Consultant

The objective of this consultancy is to collaborate in the collection and identification of terrestrial invertebrates to evaluate the success of the control measures and the impacts on the Galapagos flora and fauna.

Key tasks include: collect samples; help in the revision of different taxonomic groups; help to mount, curate, manage, process, store and preserve the terrestrial invertebrates specimens; help to enter specimen information into the database; search for information and taxonomic keys for the identification of the specimen at the genuses and species levels (in Spanish and English).

If you're interested in applying to this position, please email us at:

Details: Entomology Projects Consultant

Note:  Employment legislation of the Government of Ecuador and the Special Law of the Galapagos gives priority employment to permanent Galapagos residents and to qualified Ecuadorians. For this reason, some of the employment opportunities listed on this site will be open only for these groups.

If you are unable to load the documents, or have questions about a vacancy, please contact our Human Resources Department:
+593 05 252 6146 

The “Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands”, in French “Fondation Charles Darwin pour les îles Galapagos”, Association International sans but lucratif (“AISBL”), has its registered office located at Drève du Pieuré 19, 1160 Brussels, and is registered under the trade registry of Brussels under the number 0409.359.103.

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