vrijdag 10 april 2015

The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) seeks an Executive Director

The successful candidate will play a leading role in the development of SCAR by:
  • Implementing the vision for SCAR and Antarctic science;
    Guiding the development and implementation of the SCAR programme of activities, by:
    • working with SCAR groups to achieve appropriate scientific and organizational goals;
    • ensuring effective links between SCAR and other relevant international research activities with a polar interest;
    • maintaining strong links with Treaty bodies and the international policy community;
  • Assisting in raising additional funding for SCAR ’s activities;
  • Improving SCAR’s communications;
  • Representing SCAR at international meetings;
  • Managing the SCAR Secretariat efficiently and effectively.

The SCAR Executive Director reports to the biennial meetings of the national Delegates to SCAR and on a day-to-day basis to the Board of Directors operating as the Executive Committee of the Delegates.

For further details, please see the Further Particulars.

Applications detailing experience, including a full CV and providing the names of three referees should be sent by e-mail ( by 15th May 2015. The new person will be expected to take up the role as soon as possible after interview.

For further details please see

Any additional questions can be addressed to the current Executive Director, Dr Mike Sparrow (