Open position for Director of the Biological Marine Station in Roscoff
Deadline: 29 Feb 2024
Located in Roscoff (Finistère), on the northern coast of Brittany, the Roscoff Biological Station hosts some of the best French teams in marine biology and ecology and is renowned worldwide in marine sciences. Through its close ties with the other two marine stations run by Sorbonne Université and with its main campus in Paris, as well as with the CNRS, the SBR benefits from the most recent advances in biology, ecology, mathematics, informatics, chemistry, engineering and physics, making it stimulating and highly interactive.
Mission as the future Institute Director
The future Director will be in charge from January 2025 for 5 years minimum (renewable). His/her role will be to lead and ensure the functioning of the FR2424/Faculty General Service of the “Roscoff Biological Station” and of its mini-campus. This includes supervision of common services and platforms, and of about 100 technical staff members (ITAs).
He/she will do so in the framework of the national infrastructure EMBRC-Fr, while maintaining and fostering tight interactions with the Observatoire des Sciences de l’Univers (OSU) STAMAR. He/she will define an ambitious strategy for the development of the SBR’s facilities and human resources to promote scientific animation and collaborative science within the SBR, as well as internal communication and cohesion, and to expand the institute’s local, national and international visibility.