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SCOR Executive Committee 2020 for Early-Career Scientists – Call for Applications

The call for applications for an Early-Career Scientist to join the SCOR Executive Committee is now open. The ECS in the SCOR EC will help reaching out to the broader early-career community and get it involved into SCOR activities.

Application Deadline: 17th July 2020.

About the Award: The Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) is an international non-governmental organization whose vision is to advance international ocean research, within and across disciplines, by stimulating international cooperation in ocean sciences. More information about SCOR can be found at www.scor-int.org.

SCOR is governed by an Executive Committee that currently includes 11 members: (1) six officers elected from among national SCOR committees, (2) three presidents (or their designees) of ocean science relevant associations under SCOR’s parent organization (the International Council for Science), (3) two co-opted members appointed by the Executive Committee to add expertise to the committee, one of which is represented by an early
career scientist.

Type: Job

Eligibility: Applicants should be no more than 10 years from PhD not counting time for family leaves, and should be affiliated to an ocean science organization, institution, or government agency. Applicants should have good communication skills in English, both speaking and writing.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The early-career scientist (ECS) will have the same responsibilities as other SCOR Executive Committee members (see https://scor-int.org/scor/about/officers/jobdescriptions/). The duties of SCOR Executive Committee Members require a few hours each week for responding to emails and reviewing documents, and is expected to attend the SCOR Annual Meeting each year they are on the executive, with the understanding that the 2020 Annual Meeting, presently scheduled for October 2020, may end up being held virtually depending on travel restrictions. SCOR will pay for the travel costs related to the SCOR meeting.

Duration of Award: The term of appointment will be for two years.

How to Apply: Application form in link below

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