Aarhus Universitet

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Coordinator for Arctic science support and cooperation at Aarhus Universitet

Qualifications and tasks

  • We are looking for an academic candidate (degree in environmental science, biology, geography, or similar) with a keen interest in Arctic matters and knowledge of major Arctic science organizations. Work experience from Greenland/Arctic is a benefit. The right candidate should have strong collaboration and communication skills to establish good working relations and communication with the different groups of mainly scientists but also organizations, decision-makers and other stakeholders and find it fun to coordinate and gather information from collaborators from all over the Arctic. Fluent or excellent English skills in both spoken and written language is a requirement while Danish/Scandinavian and/or Greenlandic is a benefit.
  • As a coordinator assisting Arctic science cooperation programs, you will be part of a team that works with Danish, Greenlandic and Arctic research institutions and organizations internationally to facilitate research and ecosystem monitoring as well as science cooperation across the Arctic and in Greenland in particular. The daily work is flexible and very varied, with some intense periods and travels. Tasks are carried out in close collaboration with colleagues at Aarhus University and other institutions, and includes for instance reports for above organizations/projects, coordinating tasks, conference participation and meeting planning, stakeholder surveys, and outreach.
  • The work environment is open and friendly, fun and efficient, and you will develop an amazing network within Arctic and Greenlandic science communities. While some international meetings can be virtual, some travel activity for international conferences/meetings must be expected.

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