By James Watson, posted on November 1, 2016

SCB Launches Search for New Executive Director

The Society for Conservation Biology is excited to announce a search for a new Executive Director.  

We are reaching out to Society members and beyond for your help in spreading the word and contacting individuals through your networks who may be good candidates for the position.

SCB seeks an innovative, dynamic leader for this extraordinary leadership position. The Executive Director will join a thriving organization at a remarkable period of growth and development. The Board and staff stand deeply aligned in serving SCB's mission to advance the science and practice of conserving Earth's biological diversity.

The complete job description and instructions on how to apply can be found at If you have any questions or suggestions of potential candidates, please contact our lead consultant Dan Sherman, president of Explore Company. 

This is an exciting moment for SCB. We greatly appreciate your engagement and support in our efforts to secure an exceptional and inspirational Executive Director.

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James Watson leads the Climate Change Program for the Wildlife Conservation Society. He is the president of the Society for Conservation Biology.