Program Instructor/Leader: Chile

Round River Conservation Studies
Aysén Region, Chile
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Competitive salary plus benefits and travel costs
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
Schedule and lead program activities, including academics and biological field research • Manage logistics and safety, including driving and maintaining program vehicles • Collaborate with local partners and senior RRCS staff to conduct research • Teach undergraduate courses including: Applied Conservation Biology, Biological Field Methods, Applied Ecology, and Natural History • Facilitate group discussions • Encourage students’ understanding of complex conservation issues in the context of the local region. Student group size is typically 8-10 students (ranging in ages from 19-23). All instructors will work closely with our Programs Director. This position can present unique learning experiences, as well as challenges. Because this is a live-in position, leaders must be available and approachable to students at all times while on site. Please send a CV and cover letter to
Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the student programs, successful applicants must have well-rounded experience in education, field research, and community conservation and/or outreach. The following qualifications are required: • MSc in a natural science or a related field (please do not apply if you do not possess at least a completed graduate degree) • At least two years of field experience (international experience preferred) • Teaching experience at an undergraduate level • Experience leading field-based student programs or research crews • Demonstrated ability to design field research studies and/or community projects • Current Wilderness First Responder and CPR certification • Prefer previous experience traveling or living in program location • Spanish proficiency (fluency preferred) • Proficiency driving a 4WD vehicle with manual transmission • Ability to think on your feet, plan ahead, and problem solve in the field with limited resources and support from senior staff • Great interpersonal skills, high-energy levels, and lots of patience
Contact Person
Doug Milek
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