Apply to be an SSC member

SSCmtg-2015-tkiefer.jpg PAGES is calling for applications from scientists to serve on its Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) from January 2017.

Two positions will be filled. One position needs to be filled by a colleague from Switzerland, due to part of PAGES' funding coming from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF).

The deadline for consideration is 1 May 2016. Read further for details on what's involved in being an SSC member and how to apply.

The SSC is the body responsible for overseeing PAGES activities. Two new members are sought to fill the places of outgoing members Hubertus Fischer and Claudio Latorre, who finish at the end of 2016 (see the SSC Member History List). Scientists who serve on the SSC normally do so for a period of three years, with the potential of renewing for an additional three-year term.

PAGES welcomes any highly motivated scientists to step forward for nomination. In seeking applicants, we not only look for scientific excellence and a high level of commitment to PAGES goals, but also aim to achieve a balance of expertise, nationalities, gender, and career stages across the SSC.

PAGES is a core project of Future Earth and has a scientific partnership with the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP). Applicants should be familiar with the development of these organizations and be able to contribute positively to strengthening PAGES' position within this environment.

Details on how to apply are available at

The deadline for applications is 1 May 2016.