ICIMOD Mountain Chair 2017

Call for Applications

The Call for Applications for ICIMOD Mountain Chair 2017 is open now.  

The ICIMOD Mountain Chair is an honorary title, valid for two years, to be awarded to persons who currently hold a full-time teaching and/or research position in one of the HUC member institutions. The main objective is to promote inter-university cooperation to enhance institutional capacities through knowledge sharing and collaborative research and training for Sustainable Mountain Development (SMD) in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region.  The title provides an opportunity for the Chair holder to conduct or finalize a study on SMD issues from trans-boundary or comparative perspectives in her/his own university and with other HUC members, taking lead in bringing a mountain focus to curriculum development, or promoting regional collaboration through scholarly exchange activities within and beyond the region.

Deadline for Applications: 15 June 2017

Please refer to this document for details of requirements, benefits, and application and selection process. 

Women and candidates from less-represented regional member countries are strongly encouraged to apply.