Future of UK Treescapes Programme ambassador

UPDATE: The Announcement of Opportunity was updated on 16 April with a new closing date (21 May 2020) and amended Je-S submission details (call name: Treescapes ambassador 2020).

Applications are invited for the role of programme ambassador on the new "Future of UK Treescapes Programme".

This interdisciplinary programme is led by NERC and jointly funded with the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC).

The programme ambassador is expected to be largely an external facing role with the following responsibilities: 1) external communication of the programme and engagement with key stakeholders, 2) coordination and integration of funded projects, 3) monitoring and reporting of programme delivery progress, and 4) organisation of programme events including annual programme conferences.

Applications are open to researchers from all disciplines represented by NERC, AHRC and ESRC remits. The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to engage diverse research and stakeholder communities.   

Funding of up to £500k (80% FEC) is available over the 4 years of the programme and applicants are expected to spend between 0.2 FTE and 0.5FTE in the role. The latest start for the role is 1 September 2020.

Full details of the role and how to apply, please see the Announcement of Opportunity (PDF, 236KB).

Closing date for proposals: 16:00 on 21 May 2020.

Contact

For enquiries about the programme and this call, please contact the programme team at NERC:

uktreescapes@nerc.ukri.org