Chief Scientific Adviser, Environment & Natural Resources - Edinburgh

Recruiter
Scottish Government
Location
Midlothian
Salary
73000.00 GBP Annual + FTE
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Chief Scientific Adviser, Environment & Natural Resources
Edinburgh
Starting salary of circa GBP73,000 FTE
The appointment is for 3 years on a part-time basis (3 days per week) with the possibility of extension on either a fixed term appointment basis

Applications are invited for this key Senior Civil Service science role as Chief Scientific Adviser, Environment & Natural Resources in the Scottish Government. This provides a unique opportunity to have a direct influence on strategic policy outcomes affecting the future of Scotland.

The Chief Scientific Adviser, Environment & Natural Resources is part of the senior leadership team for the Environment and Rural Economy, including Agriculture, Energy and Climate Change. You must be an outstanding Scientist with a reputation on the Scottish, UK, EU and International stages.

For further information about the role and details about how to apply, please click on the 'Apply' button to visit our website.

Alternatively please contact Shonagh Eadie, Scottish Government, Senior Staff Team at quoting reference IRC48737.

The closing date for applications is Monday 18 September 2017.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people and aim to employ a diverse workforce, which reflects the people of Scotland.