CALL: JOIDES Resolution Facility Board

The U.S. Science Support Program (USSSP), in association with the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP), is seeking two new, non-U.S.-based representatives to serve on the JOIDES Resolution Facility Board.

New members will serve three-year terms beginning in October 2016. 

Scientists from IODP countries who are interested in volunteering should send a cover letter and a two-page CV directly to the U.S. Science Support Program at by July 22, 2016. Letters should clearly indicate your primary field of expertise, briefly document any previous committee experience and describe your interest in the scientific ocean drilling programs. Candidates should have an extensive history of participation in scientific ocean drilling.

For more information on the activities of the JOIDES Resolution Facility Board, please visit

The JOIDES Resolution Facility Board’s Terms of Reference can be downloaded at

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IMPORTANT: Canadian-based applicants must be NSERC-funded active researchers, or students/fellows working under the direct supervision of such researchers.  Candidates must send their application to the IODP-Canada Office at by July 18, 2016 (before submission to USSSP) for internal review by the CCOD Executive Committee.