If you are interested in the Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS) then this is your chance to apply to join their leadership as one of two researchers with interests in the Weddell Sea and Dronning Maud Land (Working Group Weddell Sea and Dronning Maud Land (WS-DML)), particularly in the research fields of biology, biogeochemistry and sea ice. Apply by 15 September 15 to join the current leadership consisting of: 

  • Co-chairs: Laura de Steur (Norway), Sebastien Moreau (Norway), Markus Janout (Germany)
  • Leadership Group (LG) members: Mia Wege (South Africa), Andrew Meijers (United Kingdom), Jean-Baptiste Sallee (France), Sarah Fawcett (South Africa), Louise Biddle (Sweden), Uwe Nixdorf (COMNAP, Germany) 

Roles of successful applicants would be to participate in strategic leadership, planning activities, carry out communication and reporting, and driving the Working Group forward in accordance with the objectives of the SOOS 5-year implementation plan. The appointment is initially for 3 years, with the possibly of a 2nd term or becoming one of the group’s co-chair after the initial term.

If successful, your appointment will start in fall 2020, or shortly after the planned online workshop (20-23 October 2020). To apply please send a 1 page document motivating your interest and a short CV (max 3 pages) to sebastien.moreau@npolar.no


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