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Earthjustice’s International Program is accepting applications for a Temporary Staff Scientist. This position is designed to fill in temporarily for a Staff Scientist on leave and will not lead to permanent employment at Earthjustice. The employer of record for this role will be an external staffing agency, and pay for this role will be processed through that agency.
Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy, and combat climate change. We partner with thousands of groups, supporters, individuals, and communities to engage the critical environmental issues of our time and bring about positive change. We are guided by a passionate, ambitious vision for the future for people and our planet: until justice stands for all, we will never rest. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.
The Temporary Staff Scientist supports our International Program by leveraging deep scientific expertise to develop the scientific and factual basis for our advocacy. The International Program works with public interest and community groups around the world to establish, strengthen, and enforce national and international legal protections for the environment and public health. Core focus areas of Earthjustice’s international efforts include combating climate change, reducing the world’s dependence on coal- and gas-fired power and promoting clean energy in its stead, and promoting citizen participation in environmental protection. At the heart of our work is the principle that all people have a right to a healthy and sustainable environment.
This is a full-time (37.5 hours/week) role to run from March through October 2023. This position can be remote within the U.S., or, if preferred, the successful candidate may work a hybrid schedule at one of our offices.
Compensation is determined by experience level and working location. Remote applications should indicate in their application the city and state from which they will be working to confirm the salary range for that location. Any benefits will be offered and administered by the employer of record.
Salary range for Temporary Staff Scientists: $46.00 - $60.10 per hour
Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership, and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other factor that is not related to the position.
For positions located within the City and County of San Francisco: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.For positions located within the City of Los Angeles: We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.