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


Vacancy at Transformations Community: Transformations Community  are hiring a Communications & Web Manager. Experience in system change/sustainability/NGOs is required. Deadline: ongoing. Learn more

Call for candidates: The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030 (‘Ocean Decade’) has launched a call for experts to join a new roster to assist the Decade Coordination Unit and IOC-UNESCO Secretariat with strategic, technical and review processes. Deadline: Ongoing. Learn more

European Science Foundation (EFS) Vacancy: EFS has a vacancy open for a position as Head of Science Operations. The person selected for the position will be working from Strasbourg head office and can expect significant travel. Deadline: 25 May. Learn more

Call for proposals: The Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) is happy to announce the launch of its 11th Annual Call for Proposals for projects that use astronomy or basic sciences as a tool for sustainable development. The call for proposals is open to anyone from anywhere in the world. Projects selected through this call will be implemented in 2023. Deadline: 31 May. Learn more

Call for papers: UNESCO, in collaboration with the Journal of Science Policy & Governance (JSPG) and the Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY) has announced a call for papers on Open Science Policies as an Accelerator for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Deadline: 10 July. Learn more

UNESCO Global Call for Best Practices in Open Science: UNESCO aims to collect best practices in open science at individual, institutional, national, regional and international levels with a particular focus on the seven priority areas of action highlighted in the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science. Deadline: 15 July. Learn more

Ocean Decade new call for Decade Actions: The new Call for Decade Actions No. 03/2022 is an open invitation for partners worldwide to request endorsement for transformative Decade Actions that contribute to the Ocean Decade vision. Deadline: 30 August 2022. Learn more

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Previously posted opportunities

Fellowships: Applications are invited to the USF’s International Fellowships for urban scholars from the Global South. Each award will cover the cost of a sabbatical period at a university of the candidate’s choice, worldwide, for the purpose of writing-up the candidate’s existing research findings in the form of publishable articles and/or a book. Deadline: 9 May 2022. Learn more

UNESCO Vacancy – UNESCO is looking to a Director for their Division of Science Policy and Capacity Building for a two-year position. Deadline: 13 May. Learn more

Call for nominations: Falling Walls is seeking nomination for the Science Breakthroughs of the Year 2022 in 10 categories: Deadline: 15 May 2022. Learn more

Call for nominations: WCRP is calling for (self-)nominations for membership of the World Climate Research Programme’s Joint Scientific Committee (JSC), for a four-year term from 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2026. Deadline: 31 May 2022 Learn more.

Call for abstracts for the the 10th SCAR Open Science Conference. Deadline: 1 June 2022. Learn more

Gender Responsive Agriculture Systems Policy (GRASP) Fellowship: The GRASP Fellowship is a career development program that targets mid-career African women in the policy field to catalyze the design and implementation of gender-responsive agricultural policies across Africa. Deadline: 10 June 2022. Learn more

Call for papers and competition: on Open Science Policies as an Accelerator for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Deadline: 10 July 2022. Learn more

Call for proposals: the Mercury Project (a $10M+ research consortium investigating the impacts of health misinformation) invites letters of inquiry for research projects. Accepting on a rolling basis. Learn more

Vacancy: G-STIC is seeking applications for a Program Manager responsible for building and strengthening the international G-STIC network, and recruiting, guiding, coaching and promoting new and ongoing projects within the Climate Action Program of G-STIC. Deadline: ongoing. Learn more

Share your experience as science communicator: a GlobalSCAPE research project. Award value: USD 500. Deadline: Ongoing. Learn more

Remote fellowship: at the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Office of Astronomy for Development. Deadline: Ongoing. Learn more

Call for project proposals: the Social Science Research Council, USA calls for projects proposals for teams conducting research to discover evidence-based strategies to combat health mis-and disinformation and to increase the uptake of reliable health information in the USA, Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Deadline: Ongoing. Learn more

Call for mentorship: the Graduate Applications International Network (GAIN) is looking for mentors for African applicants to economics programs. Deadline: Ongoing. Learn more

Call to participate in action group: at the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Group. Deadline: Ongoing. Learn more

Call for contributions: to the upcoming Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP) miniseries on Speculative Urban Futures. Deadline: Ongoing. Learn more

Fellowship: at the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). Deadline: Ongoing opportunities. Learn more

Pitch your innovative idea: at Falling Walls 2022 International Lab showcasing a breakthrough that creates a positive impact on science and society. Deadline: depending on location. Learn more

Call for application for expert groups: at the European Commission. Deadlines vary. Learn more

Postdoctoral fellowships at the High Altitude Observatory for early-career Ph.D. scientists interested in theoretical, experimental and observational studies of the Sun and Earth’s upper atmosphere. Deadlines vary. Read more

Open positions and calls for proposals at UN Habitat. Deadlines vary. Learn more

Open positions at the Stockholm Environment Institute. Deadlines vary. Learn more

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

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

Research fellowships: The African Peacebuilding Network supports independent African research on conflict-affected countries and neighboring regions of the continent, as well as the integration of African knowledge into global policy communities. Deadlines vary. Learn more.

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