IGBP Executive Director

Review of applications will begin 15 November 2007.

IGBP seeks a skilled scientist and leader to guide its international, interdisciplinary global environmental change research programme. Based at the IGBP Secretariat in Stockholm, the Executive Director will actively and effectively promote the vision and goals of IGBP to potential funders, research partners and policy makers worldwide. The Executive Director maintains collaborative links with IGBP’s partner programmes in the Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP), as well as with the assessment and observation communities. Candidate qualifications include a strong research record, successful fundraising experience, and exceptional leadership, management and diplomatic skills.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of three references to:
Professor Thomas Rosswall
Executive Director, International Council for Science (ICSU),
5 rue Auguste Vacquerie, 75016 Paris, France,
Fax: + 33 1 4288-9431

For more details visit the IGBP website or download the  position announcement.