Job Opportunity: Executive Director WDS International Programme Office

The Executive Director position of the World Data System of the International Council for Science is open for applications until 15 June 2018. The Executive Director will lead the WDS International Programme Office (IPO) hosted by the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) in Tokyo, Japan. The Executive Director works under the scientific guidance of the WDS Scientific Committee responsible for the overall scientific planning and oversight of the programme. The IPO is also supported by a Programme Officer, an Administrative Officer, and a Senior Advisor. Please read the full job description and procedure for applications at:

Applications should include:

  • a Curriculum Vitae;
  • a letter outlining the skills and experience relevant to WDS and its IPO;
  • the names and contact details of three individuals who have indicated their readiness to provide a reference.

Applications (preferably in one combined PDF file) should be sent via email with “WDS Executive Director” in the subject line, to The closing date for applications is 15 June 2018.

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