The International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) secretariat is seeking a Deputy Director, Social Sciences. IGBP is an international research programme with the vision to provide essential scientific leadership and knowledge of the Earth system to help guide society onto a sustainable pathway during rapid global change. The multidisciplinary network is composed of core projects, managed by small teams located in different countries around the world. The secretariat manages integration and synthesis across these projects and promotes integrated research outcomes. IGBP, in collaboration with partner global environmental change programmes, is undergoing a transition to a new international structure for sustainability research, Future Earth. IGBP is sponsored by the International Council for Science (ICSU).
The position, which is full-time, is to be filled as soon as possible for an initial period of two years.