Current Vacancies on Challenger Council

The Challenger Society for Marine Science Council are searching for a new chair for the Equity Diversity Inclusivity and Accessibility (EDIA) Working Group (WG). The EDIA WG was established in 2021 to support the ambitions of the Challenger Society to improve diversity of the membership and fellowship, equity of their awards, and inclusivity and accessibility of their meetings and other activities. The EDIA WG currently has twenty members, including the chair.

The WG chair is a co-opted member of the Challenger Society Council. The role is responsible for organising and keeping minutes for the WG meetings (currently monthly) and reporting back twice a year to the Challenger Society at the Council meetings (in person or online). 

The Challenger Society is working towards being a fully equitable and inclusive organisation (see The Society encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented and/or diverse backgrounds. 

If you are interested in applying, please send a letter (2 sides A4 maximum) to by June 30th, outlining your EDIA working experience, your motivation for the role, and any ideas you have that you would like to see implemented to improve the diversity and inclusivity of the Challenger Society. If you have any questions regarding the role, please email  




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