Call for ProposalsINTERACT Transnational AccessCall for Proposals Opens
: 1 August 2013Submission Deadline
: 30 September 2013
For further information, please go to:http://www.eu-interact.org
The INTERACT project, under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), has a Transnational Access program that offers access to 20 research stations in northernmost Europe and Russian Federation.
The sites represent a variety of glacier, mountain, tundra, boreal forest, peat-land, and freshwater ecosystems, providing opportunities for researchers from natural sciences to human dimension. The call for proposals for Transnational Access visits taking place between October 2013 and October 2014 will open 1 August 2013.
Transnational Access includes:
- Free access for user groups/users to research facilities and field sites, including support for travel and logistic costs; and
- Free access to information and data in the public domain held at the infrastructures.
Transnational Access is available to user groups where the group leader and majority of group members work in an institution established in an EU Member State or Associated State. The maximum amount of access per user group is 90 person-days, including previously granted INTERACT Transnational Access. Detailed eligibility rules are available at: http://www.eu-interact.org/transnational-access
Additional information and resources, including registration with the project, application instructions, and a list of research stations, are available at: http://www.eu-interact.org
Please quote ref no: BAS 48/13
Closing date for applications: 05 May 2013
The British Antarctic Survey (BAS), part of the Natural Environment Research Council, aims to undertake a world-class programme of scientific research, and to sustain for the UK an active and influential regional presence and a leadership role in Antarctic affairs.
We are now looking to recruit a Marine Biologist to be based at our Rothera Research Station, Antarctica.
Within the Ecosystems programme, this project will assess the biodiversity, biomass and carbon budget of rocky shore communities in the Antarctic. The core of this project requires a detailed survey of a key location that was first described 15 years ago. The project aims are to describe the community structure in sufficient detail to assess carbon flow through the benthos, and detect any differences between surveys that will indicate how animals have responded to rapid climate change in this region. There is also an opportunity to work with experienced members of the team to broaden the scope of investigations. The position involves extensive SCUBA diving to study community structure and quantify ecological parameters. This requires extensive use of light microscopy and laboratory techniques to identify species and gather the ecological information that will feed into long term studies of shallow water communities in this region.
Qualifications: BSc 2:1, minimum.
Experienced diver (minimum 100 logged dives (50 cold water and dry suit dives).
Capable of passing HSE commercial diving course before deployment to Antarctica
Duration: Minimum 19th months fixed term appointment
On-line application forms and further information are available on our website. These are also available from the Human Resources Section, British Antarctic Survey, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET. Tel: (01223) 221508.
Interviews are scheduled to be held: w/c 10th June 2013
We welcome applications from all sections of the community. People from ethnic minorities are currently under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome.http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/employment/vacancies/job.php?JobID=815
I would like to draw you attention to these two open position at CEAZA, Chile:*(1) Research Glaciologist*
The Center for Advanced Research in Arid Zones (CEAZA) in Chile is seeking a glaciologist to occupy an open-term 100% research position in the field of glaciology. This role is that of a Principal Investigator within CEAZA. CEAZA is a scientific consortium, established in 2003 (http://ceaza.cl
), dedicated to studying the impact of climatic change and oscillations (e.g. ENSO) upon the hydrological cycle and the biological productivity in the arid zones of Northern-Central Chile. The glaciology group is focused on evaluating the water resources from the cryosphere as a contribution to integrated hydrological models for arid Andean basins and elsewhere in Chile.See full job offer at:http://www.ceaza.cl/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/GLACIOLOGIST-CRYOLIST_CEAZA_english.pdf*(2) Research Hydrologist*
We invite applications for a 3-year renewable researcher position in Hydrology at the Center for Advanced Research in Arid Zones (CEAZA) in Chile. The successful candidate will contribute to ongoing projects and develop his/her own research on the wide range of hydrological processes involved in the water cycle of the semiarid Northern-Central Chile, including snow and glacier melt, groundwater flow and water use by irrigation. He/She will work in close collaboration with researchers in Glaciology, Hydrogeology and Water Management, but may also develop innovative research projects with biologists and climate scientists.He/She will contribute to the development of a regional water observatory. This long-term project will generate data and therefore facilitate quantitative
analysis of the interactions between regional water resources and climate.
See full job offer at:http://www.ceaza.cl/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Job_announcement_hydrologist_CEAZA_english.pdf
The 2013 Martha T. Muse Prize for Science and Policy in Antarctica Nominations are open.
Deadline for Nominations: 23 May 2013http://www.museprize.org/
The newly-established Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM<http://scrimhub.org/>) seeks outstanding candidates for the following positions:
- one Research Associate in the areas of Integrated Assessment / Decision Analysis,
- one Postdoctoral Researcher in the area of Earth System Science,
- one Postdoctoral Researcher in areas of Uncertainty / Risk Analysis,
- one Scientific Programmer, and
- multiple Graduate Research Assistantships in disciplines including Geosciences, Meteorology, Economics, Engineering, and Philosophy.
For a more complete description of the positions and information on how to apply, see the link http://scrimhub.org/employment.php
. Inquiries and applications should be sent to email@example.com.
Centered at Penn State, SCRiM links scholars at 19 universities and five research institutes in six nations to address the question: What are sustainable, scientifically sound, technologically feasible, economically efficient, and ethically defensible climate risk management strategies? To learn more about SCRiM, visit http://scrimhub.org.
The IPY 2012 Conference From Knowledge to Action
is taking place in Montreal, Canada April 22-27, 2012 and will be one of the largest and most important scientific conferences for polar science and climate change, impacts and adaptation. Conference organizers invite you to submit abstracts on the latest polar science, as well as the application of polar research findings, policy implications and how to take polar knowledge to action. The Call for Abstracts closes September 30, 2011.
Conference website www.ipy2012montreal.ca
Students and early career professionals will benefit from a reduced registration fee of $400 CAD for the IPY 2012 Conference. In addition, the Conference Organizers and partnering organizations are in the process of raising funds to provide partial funding support to students and early career professionals on a competitive basis to help cover their travel costs to attend the conference.
APECS is proud to be a partner for this conference and is responsible for coordinating the travel awards program. Travel funding applications are now open until September 30, 2011!
Just go to http://apecs.is/events/montreal2012/travel-awards
to find out how to apply for a travel award!
There will of course be several events and activities organized for early career researchers at the conference, including a career development workshop "From Knowledge to Careers". To find out more go to http://apecs.is/events/montreal2012.
"The Australian Antarctic Division is now accepting science applications for work in 2012-13.
The focus in 2012-13 is a spring sea-ice research voyage led by the Antarctic Climate Ecosystem Cooperative Research Centre. There will also be access to Casey, Davis and Mawson on the Antarctic continent and to the subantarctic station on Macquarie Island.
All science projects that commence in 2012-13 season will be new and will have been assessed under the Division'snew two-stage application system.
Stage 1 of the application process- the Expression of Interest - is now open for research projects commencing in 2012-13 and for projects requiring major logistic support (eg dedicated ship time, deep-field access, dedicated fixed wing air or helicopter support) in 2013-14 and 2014-15.
Expressions of Interest need to address at least one of the four thematic areas:
Climate processes and change
Terrestrial and nearshore ecosystems: environmental change and conservation
Southern Ocean ecosystems: environmental change and conservationFrontier science"http://sydney.edu.au/news/research_support/2379.html?newscategoryid=209&newsstoryid=7391.
To find out more and apply visit the Australian Antarctic Division website
*************************Guidelines for participation in the Australian Antarctic Science Program2012–13 application round (PDF).
" 2.3 INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTSThe AAD (Australian Antarctic Division) will consider providing logistic support to scientists of other nations particularlyencouraging high quality collaborative proposals involving Australian researchers. Overseasapplicants will be assessed in the same manner as those submitted by Australian researchers, andshould be prepared and submitted in accordance with these guidelines.Overseas research institutions and researchers are not eligible to receive Australian AntarcticScience grant funding.International applicants are expected to cover their own costs, including travel to Australia,accommodation prior to departure and the cost of medical examinations. They should also ensurethat they have adequate health insurance cover while in Australia, and comply with Australian visarequirements
‘INSTITUTIONAL COOPERATION PROGRAM’
National Direction of the AntarcticMinistry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Cult
Deadline Type: ongoingCall
Type: Residencies, Workshops, Exchanges
The Institutional Cooperation Program is open to contemplate projects related to culture in all its disciplines. This Program is carried out between the National Direction of the Antarctic (DNA), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Cult, and government and/or private Organizations related to art and culture. The non-Argentine institutions propose one or two artists to develop artistic projects during a specific residence in the Argentine Antarctic Stations.http://www.chicagoartistsresource.org/dance/node/34952
The National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidate for a Program Director position in the Antarctic Research and Logistics Integration Program within the Antarctic Sciences Division, Office of Polar Programs, Arlington, VA.Job Title
: Program Director, Antarctic Research and Logistics Integration Program- RotatorAgency
: National Science FoundationJob Announcement Number
: OPP-2011-0009SALARY RANGE
: $105,211.00 - $163,957.00 /yearOPEN PERIOD
: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 to Thursday, August 11, 2011SERIES & GRADE:
Full-time. This position will be filled on an Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) only.PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
few vacancies - Arlington, VAWHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:
Applications will be accepted from US Citizens. As permitted, Non-Citizens may also be considered.