The primary tasks of the Executive Officer are:
- Assisting the Executive Director in the day-to-day operation of
the Secretariat, including coordinating the various science
programs, analyzing scientific issues concerning the Antarctic
region, and preparing proposals.
- Working with the Chief Officers of the SCAR Standing Committee on
the Antarctic Treaty System;
- Coordinating SCAR's Capacity Building, Education and Training
program, including the SCAR Fellowship scheme;
- Administering the Martha T Muse Prize for Science and Policy in
Antarctica (www.museprize.org); and
- Assisting the Executive Director in preparing end of year
financial statements and budgets, and presenting these at meetings
The deadline for applications is Sunday, 10 January 2010. Applications must include a full curriculum vitae, an explanation of relevant experience, and the names of two references.
Applications are preferred via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) but may also be mailed in hardcopy to:
Scott Polar Research Institute
Cambridge CB2 1ER
SCAR is a body of the International Council for Science (ICSU) and is also registered as a UK Company and Charity. It facilitates and coordinates Antarctic and Southern Ocean research and identifies issues emerging from greater scientific understanding of the region that should be brought to the attention of policy makers. Its objectives and activities are described on the SCAR website at: http://www.scar.org
Application Deadline: Sunday, 10 January 2010.
Expected Start Date: 1 March 2010.
For further information, please go to:
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research seeks Executive Officer
Mon, Dec 21, 2009
The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) seeks an Executive Officer to assist in the running of the SCAR Secretariat. The position is available as either full-time or part-time.