Reminder: MRI is looking for a new Executive Director

The Director of the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI) manages the Coordination Office with vision and innovative spirit, promoting research collaboration and scientific community development in the domain of sustainable mountain development at local, regional and global levels. Through targeted funding as well as communications and administrative support, the Office implements projects that link diverse researchers, explore areas of mutual interest, and generate common action. It keeps the research community informed, and works with research organizations and funding agencies to ensure that mountain topics are recognized and addressed. The MRI Director is a 80% position under a fixed-duration contract (up to 3 years and renewable, dependent on funding) with the University of Bern and subject to the regulations of the Civil Service of the Canton of Bern. The position will be available on 1 April 2017. Other start dates can be negotiated.

More on responsibilities, qualifications and how to apply can be found here