GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel 15.11.2017

JOB - Executive Director SOLAS International Project Office

15 November: Application deadline

SOLAS is a project focussed on the physical and biogeochemical interactions between the surface ocean and the lower atmosphere and how the ocean-atmosphere system is linked to climate and people (see www.solas-int.org). SOLAS is seeking to appoint an Executive Director to lead the International Project Office (IPO) at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany. The Executive Director is assisted by Project Officers based at GEOMAR and at Xiamen University, China.

Tasks:

  • Supervise the international coordination for the implementation of the SOLAS Science Plan
  • Develop, plan, and facilitate the SOLAS Implementation Strategy
  • Liaise with and report to the SOLAS sponsors (WCRP, SCOR, iCACGP, and Future Earth)

 

PhD in environmental sciences or a related discipline, environmental sciences or a related discipline, Interest in facilitating multinational and multidisciplinary research activities and Excellent communication skills in English are required.

 

Kiel, Germany

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