JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024

World Wildlife Fund

Postdoctoral Fellow, Natural Capital

JOE ID Number: 2024-01_111473637
Date Posted: 02/01/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow, Natural Capital
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Locations: San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES
St. Paul, Minnesota, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q5 -- Environmental Economics
World Wildlife Fund
Full Text of JOE Listing:

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Natural Capital Postdoctoral Fellow to deliver practice- and policy-relevant information on nature’s contributions to people at relevant scales. The Fellow would work closely with the Global Science team and with national offices throughout the WWF network to evaluate the economic benefits of ecosystem services associated with WWF’s conservation strategies and management. This role will be expected to employ a variety of economic assessment approaches and modeling techniques, utilizing remote-sensing imagery and socioeconomic data to capture the delivery of benefits from nature-based solutions. The Natural Capital Postdoctoral Fellow will also play a key role in the Natural Capital Project partnership – an effort to map, measure, and value nature's contributions to people using a diverse portfolio of modeling tools (including InVEST, the Integrated Valuation of Ecosystem Services and Trade-offs, the flagship tool of the Natural Capital Project, This 2-year, limited term position would be co-advised by the Global Biodiversity Lead Scientist Becky Chaplin-Kramer at WWF and Professor of Ecological/Environmental Economics Steve Polasky. Learn more and apply at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2024