Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Do you want to get (or remain) active in APECS by being involved in APECS Council leadership? The application form for APECS Council leadership 2022-2023 is now open!

The application deadline for Council Co-Chair, National Committee Coordinator, Social Media Coordinator, & APECS Representative Coordinator (new position!) is 4 July 2022 at 23:59 GMT. For other regular Council positions (Project Group Leaders and National Committee/Partner Organization representatives) a call for applications will be released later this month, with the deadline for applications at the end of July.

APECS Council leadership collaborate with the APECS Executive Committee to help manage and mentor the wider APECS Council. The 2022-2023 Council term is from 1 October 2022 through 30 September 2023. Being involved in the APECS Council provides you with opportunities to engage internationally and across disciplines with other early career researchers and professionals who are interested in the polar and alpine regions and the wider cryosphere. APECS Council members value the international networks they develop through the Council, as well as the recognition and accomplishments they gain through their work. You should be prepared to spend a few hours per week, on average, on APECS related activities.

Are you interested? Find out more about the different Council leadership roles and how to apply on the APECS website!

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