Thank you for your interest in the BTO

Research Officer

Based at BTO Scotland (Stirling)

Starting salary of £22,431 rising to £24,924 after 2 years
11% employer pension contribution 
Permanent, Full-time

Closing date for receipt of applications is 1pm on Friday 20 September.  
It is anticipated that interviews will be on Friday 25 October.

Follow us on TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn to hear the latest news and vacancies.

Work experience

We provide several week long work experience placements each year, if you are interested please send details about yourself, your interests, and the dates you would like a placement to recruitment [at]


We occasionally have opportunities for volunteers to gain experience and use their skills, knowledge and experience to support our work.

We are keen to make volunteering for the BTO accessible, especially for people under-represented in the environment movement; we offer various opportunities, days, hours, some remote working and travel expenses.

If you would like to volunteer for the BTO, please send an email to us at recruitment [at] with some information about you, including:

  • What knowledge, skills and experience you have 
  • What areas you are interested in volunteering in

PhD students

If you would like to speak with someone about your PhD then please refer to our staff bios and staff contacts by topic to identify the member of staff within your area of interest.

Equality and diversity

We are an equal opportunities employer and are especially keen to encourage applications from people currently under-represented in the environment movement.  

If you have a disability or long-term illness that otherwise prevents you from meeting any of the essential criteria, please contact us to discuss whether a reasonable adjustment could be made.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

For more conservation jobs visit where BTO also advertise positions.

Please do not contact us if you are a recruitment agency.

Related content