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Looking for a job in the geosciences? Visit the job spot at EGU 2015

Looking for a job in the geosciences? Visit the job spot at EGU 2015

The General Assembly can be an excellent source of information for those looking for jobs or doctoral positions. The Job Spot, is located in the EGU and Friends area, next to the EGU Booth (Hall X, Blue Level) has a searching station linked to the EGU jobs portal, so you can find the latest vacancies and who’s providing them. Check the session programme and see if they’re here too – what better place to meet them than at the biggest geosciences event in Europe?!

There are notice boards nearby, so you can put up your CV to let employers know you’re available too.

If you’re looking to pick up some skills for job applications, you might also consider attending the Short Course on job applications and interviews (SC31: 17:30–19:00 in R4).

Employers may submit their job announcements free of charge here or by using the computer available at the General Assembly Job Spot.

Short courses at EGU 2015

This year there are more short courses than ever to choose from at the General Assembly. You can supercharge your scientific skills, broaden your base in science communication and pick up tips on how to boost your career – be it in academia or outside. Here’s a small selection of what’s in store at EGU 2015:

Supercharge your science – new techniques and dealing with data

Tips and tricks to boost your career

Being able to secure your own funding for research is key to a successful academic career and will give you important skills applicable to industry jobs too, so why not check out these two grant writing courses?

Additionally, you can also improve the chances of landing your dream job by attending these career development sessions. Both of these are ticketed and you should buy yours prior to the event. Follow the links below to find out how.

You can also gain very useful insight from those who have done it before, so why not take part in your Division’s ‘Meet the masters’ session? Here you’ll be able to meet experts in the field who can give you tips on how to get the most out of your career.

Science communication skills

 

Science communication short course at EGU 2013. (Credit: Sue Voice)

Science communication short course at EGU 2013. (Credit: Sue Voice)

The EGU General Assembly is taking place in Vienna, Austria from 12 to 17 April. Check out the full session programme, for a complete list of short courses available, on the General Assembly website.

Looking for a job in the geosciences? Visit the General Assembly Job Spot!

The General Assembly can be an excellent source of information for those looking for jobs or doctoral positions. The Job Spot next to the EGU Booth (Hall X, Blue Level) has a searching station linked to the EGU jobs portal, so you can find the latest vacancies and who’s providing them. Check the session programme and see if they’re here too – what better place to meet them than at the biggest geosciences event in Europe?!

There are notice boards nearby, so you can put up your CV to let employers know you’re available too.

If you’re looking to pick up some skills for job applications, head over to the #EGUjobs Short Course this evening: Enhancing your Career Prospects – Part 2: Marketing Yourself in Job Applications and Interviews (SC12: 17:30–19:00 in B1).

Employers may submit their job announcements free of charge here or by using the computer available at the General Assembly Job Spot.

The Austria Vienna Centre (Credit: Markus Winter)

Job opportunity at the EGU Executive Office: Communications Officer

The EGU is seeking to appoint a Communications Officer to work with the EGU Media and Communications Manager in maintaining and further developing media- and science-related communications between the EGU and its membership, the working media, and the public at large. The Communications Officer will also work under the direction of the EGU Executive Secretary on activities related to the promotion of the organisation. The position will be based at the EGU Executive Office in Munich, Germany.

More information about this vacancy, including main tasks, requirements, application materials, and salary and starting date, is available in PDF format or on the EGU website.

Informal enquiries about this position can be made to the Media and Communications Manager, Dr Bárbara Ferreira (media@egu.eu, +49-89-2180-6703). Applications should be submitted by e-mail in a single file to vacancy@egu.eu by 8 May.

Do you know anyone who might be interested in this position? The EGU would be grateful if you shared this opportunity widely.

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