The Chief Scientist will take overall responsibility for all scientific fieldwork taking place on the expedition, including the development of suitable scientific objectives and offering guidance and training to the individual group (“Fire”) Science Leaders and Explorers.
It is likely that the Chief Scientist will also act as a Fire Leader, working with up to 12 Explorers alongside a second Fire Leader who will have responsibility for the adventurous aspects of the expedition. The Science Fire Leader is responsible for constructing a scientific project with the consultation of the Chief Scientist.
Compulsory training dates: Leader Induction: 22nd-24th February 2019, Leader Training: 28th-31st March 2019, Explorer Briefing 26th-28th April 2019, 16hr Wilderness First Aid Course 17th-19th May 2019.
Please note that first time leaders will be asked to cover the costs of their own flights on our Canadian Yukon, Indian Himalayas and Peruvian Amazon expeditions.
Assessment days: 20th, 21st November 2018, 11th December 2018, 15th January 2019