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LBA Program Seeks Scientific Officer

posted 02.08.10

The position will be filled as soon as possible (1st April, 2010) for a 4 year renewable term, and is based at the LBA Central Office, located on the campus of the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA) in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.

The tasks and obligations of the LBA Scientific Officer:

  • To coordinate and implement the general scientific strategy of the LBA Program through the LBA Scientific Agenda.
  • To monitor the execution of all projects approved.
  • To submit a work plan to be reviewed by the Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) and approved by Directorate Bureau
  • To coordinate financial resources issues
  • To articulate (institutionally) the national and international cooperations
  • To supervise the registering and use of LBA data base
  • To support the establishment of new projects and articulation of national and international scientific teams.

Qualifications

Ph.D. degree Experience in the management of interdisciplinary projects Minimum experience: 5 years after PhD, or in the role of project coordination. Experience and knowledge of Amazonian research with emphasis of LBA scientific agenda. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Portuguese, proficiency in Spanish To be able to live in Manaus and travel in Brazil and abroad. The position is open to Brazilian or foreigner nationals The position requires full time dedication

Application instructions:

Applications should be sent to isabel.vega@inpa.gov.br (all documents should be sent digitally). The application must include a cover letter that addresses the required qualifications and motivations, a Curriculum Vitae, three letters of recommendations and salary expectation.

Deadline of submission: March, 15th (11:59 pm - Brasilia time)


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