Find out more about upcoming events, vacancies, calls for applications and more in our weekly digest.

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Open position at WDS (ISC affiliated body World Data System): Executive Director (ED), International Program Office (IPO). The ED will be a full-time employee of the University of Tennessee and shall direct all activities of the IPO. The ED will oversee staff members of the IPO, manage the operations and budget of the IPO, identify potential funding opportunities, and actively seek and secure additional external funding.

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Nominations are open for the National Academy of Sciences Awards. Deadline: 4 October. Learn more

Residential Fellowship Application from the National Humanities Center. Deadline: 7 October. Learn more

Autumn Archaeology Grants schemes by the Royal Irish Academy are now open. Deadline: 8 October. Learn more

AfricaLics PhD Visiting Fellowship Programme (2022 cohort) focused on Innovation and Development. Open to PhD students from low- and lower-middle income countries in Africa. Deadline: 15 October. Learn more

Grants Programme for Increasing Awareness of Predatory Academic Practices by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP). Small grants of up to US$10,000 are available for the most competitive and innovative proposals. Deadline: 29 October. Learn more

Call for contribution on water, climate, and gender-focused research. Learn more

International Climate Protection Fellowship: 12–24-month project in Germany for prospective leaders and postdocs with climate expertise from non-European developing and transition countries. A monthly fellowship of €2,170, €2,470 or €2,670 and other support are provided. Deadline: 1 February. Learn more


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Previously posted opportunities

TWAS Visiting Expert Programme (for institutions and research groups). This programme provides institutions and research groups in developing countries, especially the Least Developed Countries and those with limited outside contacts, with opportunities to establish long-term links with world leaders in areas of science other than mathematics and physics, and help develop capacity-building in their country. Deadline: 1 October. Learn more

TWAS Fellowships for Research and Advanced Training for young scientists in developing countries to enable them to spend three to 12 months at a research institution in a developing country other than their own. Deadline: 1 October. Learn more

German Chancellor Fellowship for university graduates from Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa, USA for a 12-month project in Germany. Deadline: 15 October. Learn more

Two calls for applications from the British Academy: 1) Just Transitions within Sectors and Industries Globally and 2) COVID-19 Recovery: Building future pandemic preparedness and understanding citizen engagement in the G7. Deadline: 27 October.

Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World by OWSD – Elsevier Foundation. Deadline: 28 October. Learn more

Open position at the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB) – Editor-in-Chief for BioFactors. Deadline: 31 October. Learn more

Open position at the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB) – Editor-in-Chief for Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry. Deadline: 31 October. Learn more

Call for Visual Artists: Imaging Inequality. Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP) invites visual artists to submit their proposals exploring various dimensions of inequality. GRIP will purchase the rights to use the material for the amount of EUR 250 per artist. Deadline: 1 November. Learn more

Open Rank (Tenure-Track/Tenured) Faculty Position in Space Physics at UCLA. Deadline: 1 November. Learn more

Funding call: Global Issues – Preventing Pandemics: the Role of Human-Environmental Interactions. Requirement: involvement of 3-5 researchers from at least 3 different countries (including at least one applicant from a German university/research institution and at least two from institutions in two different non-European Low and Middle Income Countries). Deadline: 4 November. Learn more

Call for proposals to DFG’s new priority programme ‘Resilience in Connected Worlds – Mastering Failures, Overload, Attacks, and the Unexpected (Resilient Worlds)’. Deadline: 5 November. Learn more

Call for nominations for the Shaw Prize 2022 (Astronomy, Life Science & Medicine, Mathematical Sciences). Deadline: 30 November. Learn more

Data Prize Competition from the World Data System (WDS): two cash prizes of CAD$1,000 each will be awarded. In addition to the prize, WDS will recognize the winners in early spring 2022 and highlight their achievements on the WDS website. Deadline: 1 December. Learn more

Open positions at Scholars At Risk (project assistance, communications). Deadlines vary. Learn more

Postdoctoral position in the Theory and Modeling Department at the Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric Physics. Duration: two years, with the possibility for a longer extension. Learn more

Open position at the Social Science Research Council (NY, USA): Program Officer,  to support the Media & Democracy program. Learn more

Open positions at the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission – UNESCO. Deadline vary. Learn more

Open positions at UN Habitat (Finance and budget / Information systems / Programme management). Deadlines vary. Learn more

Research fellowships at the Stockholm Environment Institute. Deadlines vary. Learn more

Open positions at the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission-UNESCO. Deadlines vary. Learn more

Open call to participate in SCAR (Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research) Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Action Group. Learn more

Call for contributions in written format (2,000 – 4,000 words): Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP) invites contributions to the upcoming miniseries on Speculative Urban Futures. Learn more

Open call – Falling Walls International Lab. Students, researchers, and early-career professionals of all disciplines are invited to pitch their innovative idea in 3 minutes, showcasing a breakthrough that creates a positive impact on science and society. Deadlines vary depending on location. Learn more

Open positions at the National Research Foundation South Africa. Deadlines vary. Learn more

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