Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

 

We highly appreciate an expression of interest before 31 March 2021 via email to the APECS Executive Director (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). This information will inform APECS' efforts to recruit potential bids.

Deadline for proposal of hosting the APECS International Directorate or sub-Office is 31 May 2021.

APECS is open to having either:

  • One secretariat location with one or more institutions hosting and providing support for at least 1.5 staff positions; or a
  • A dispersed secretariat with:
    • the main full-time staff position (Executive Director) being hosted / funded by one or more institutions in one location; 
    • support-position(s) (part-time or full-time) being hosted and funded by other institutions / countries in another location

Types of Bids
Bids can be sent in from institutions interested in being:

  1. a host and sponsor of the International Directorate Office
  2. a partial sponsor (but no hosting) of the International Directorate Office
  3. a host and sponsor of a sub-office of the International Directorate
  4. a partial sponsor (but no hosting) of a sub-office of the International Directorate

In the proposal, we ask you to include an explanation of how APECS and the host could work towards mutually beneficial goals, how the presence of APECS would benefit your institution, how APECS would benefit from being hosted by your institution, and a description of the resources, facilities, personnel, programs, relationships, and other factors that would make your institution an outstanding home.

In detail, each bid should contain the following information:

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
Germany
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Our Sponsors

APECS Directorate Sponsor
AWI WortBildmarke Farbe RGB
Further Sponsors and Partners for APECS projects, activities and events