The IAI is recruiting a Director of Science Programs


The Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) is pleased to announce it is recruiting a Director to manage the IAI’s science program and activities. This Directorship is an executive position that reports directly to IAI’s Executive Director, who is responsible for implementing the IAI scientific agenda focused on global change.

The Science Director must have demonstrated scientific leadership skills and be able to design and implement innovative science programs in response to critical issues, opportunities, and risks related to global environmental change in the Americas. The incumbent will generate and communicate compelling scientific strategies and direction per the priorities of the Conference of the Parties as articulated in the IAI’s Strategic Plan, Scientific Agenda, Policy on Gender, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and other relevant policies. The Science Director must also identify and foster equitable partnerships with key organizations and actors to further these priorities. Additionally, the incumbent will work independently and collaboratively in a transdisciplinary team environment while supervising staff, mentoring trainees, and coordinating activities across the Directorate.

The IAI Directorate will establish a search committee to assist in evaluating candidates, with the participation of Parties, the Chair of the IAI Executive Council, the Scientific Advisory Committee, and the Science and Policy Advisory Committee.  

Applications must be submitted by 12 June 2024 to  


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