25 June 2014

ICSU seeking executive director, science chief

The International Council for Science, a longtime-partner of TWAS, is seeking an executive director and a head of science programmes. The deadline for applications is 11 August.

The International Council for Science (ICSU) is seeking an executive director and a head of science programmes. The closing date for applications is 11 August.

The executive director will lead implementation of the strategic goals and plans of the organization, manage its staff and oversee day-to-day operations. The head of science programmes will manage the development and implementation of ICSU’s scientific and science for policy initiatives, among other duties.

ICSU, based in Paris, is a non-governmental organization dedicated to the promotion of science for the benefit of society. To accomplish its mission, ICSU facilitates, mobilizes and engages the knowledge and resources of the international science community represented by 31 scientific unions and 121 national scientific members (representing 141 countries) and 19 interdisciplinary bodies set up by ICSU to address specific scientific research areas.

Get more information on the job descriptions and application process.


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