Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel to the Global Environment Facility: Climate Adaptation

Employer
UNEP / STAP
Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
International ICA Retainer
Posted
July 03 2019
Position Type
Contract
Organization Type
Non-Profit
Job Type
Senior Scientist

Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel to the Global Environment Facility: Climate Adaptation

The mission of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) is to safeguard the global environment by supporting developing countries meet their commitments under a number of multilateral environmental agreements, including on biodiversity, desertification, climate change, and chemicals: the GEF invests about $1 billion a year.

The Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) provides independent scientific and technical advice to the GEF on its policies, strategies, programs, and projects.

STAP is seeking a Climate Adaptation Panel Member: with outstanding academic and technical credentials; a passion for tackling global environmental and sustainable development challenges; expertise in climate adaptation; the ability to work in an interdisciplinary, integrated manner; and able to bridge scientific, technological, economic, social, and policy issues.

Panel Members are expected to work 60 days a year. Contracts are for two years, and may be renewed for a further two years.

For further information, or to apply for these positions, please visit https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=18165#4.

The closing date for applications is 10 August 2019.

Applications from women candidates are strongly encouraged.

The Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel is hosted by United Nations Environment Programme, on behalf of the GEF network.

Additional information about the GEF can be found at www.thegef.org, and about STAP at  www.stapgef.org.