Working Group Opportunity – Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) and the Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS)
The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) and the Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS) are looking for an early career scientist to join the SOOS Amundsen/Bellinghausen Sector Regional Working Group (Amundsen RWG).
The successful applicant will have working knowledge of observational research of the Southern Ocean with a particular interest in the Amundsen/Bellingshausen Sea areas. The Amundsen RWG APECS representative will attend RWG meetings, and be responsible for assisting with data collection, curation, and reportage, and will be an important link is liaising between APECS and SOOS. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from countries not yet represented by the working group steering committee. For specific questions on this position, please contact Anna Wåhlin (firstname.lastname@example.org), Tae-Wan Kim (email@example.com), Bastien Queste (B.Queste@uea.ac.uk), Povl Abrahamsen (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Louise Newman (email@example.com).
The position will be for 2 years and non-salaried, but there will be travel reimbursement for attending one meeting if the working group holds a meeting during your term, and potential for co-authorship of publications.
To apply, you need to meet the following criteria:
- early career researcher (up to 5 years past PhD)
- Have a research background that fits the focus of the group
- Country restrictions: We welcome applications from early career researchers worldwide and especially from countries not yet well represented the two groups.
How to apply?
Please send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 21 January 2019 at 23:59 GMT
- your CV
- Statement of Interest (max one page), including your research background, your motivation in joining the working group, and your thoughts on how you can contribute to the group and how this would benefit your career