Opportunity to join the Strategic Programme Advisory Group

NERC is seeking applications to help steer the future of UK environmental science by joining its Strategic Programme Advisory Group (SPAG). SPAG makes recommendations to NERC’s Science Board and the NERC Executive on how to invest NERC’s strategic research funding through highlight topics or strategic programme areas.

Members, will be drawn from a wide range of environmental science disciplines and sectors, including academia, policymakers, business and NGOs. You will be an innovative thinker, an expert in your area of environmental science or profession. You will have the ability to recognise emerging ideas and opportunities across the whole of NERC’s remit. You should also be able to take a visionary perspective and be skilled at making judgements across a range of scientific, strategic and policy issues.

Appointments will be for one year in the first instance, with the possibility of extension for a further two years. It is expected that the role will require six days per year for meetings plus additional preparation time.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, you will find further information here.