ECORD Science Support and Advisory Committee (ESSAC) is now accepting applications from active leading scientists in the field of marine geology and geophysics from ECORD member countries to fill three places on the Science Subgroup and two places on the Site Characterization Subgroup of SEP.

Deadline to apply: 14 March 2023

Call Science Subgroup

Call Site Characterization Subgroup 

Applications should be emailed to the ESSAC Office ( by 14 March 2023. Provide a single PDF that includes: (i) a CV; (ii) a letter of interest including your specific expertise, previous involvement in DSDP/ODP/IODP expeditions or panels, and research interests; and (iii) a list of relevant publications.

Before applying please contact your national ESSAC delegate to confirm whether financial support is available for travel and subsistence costs associated with attending SEP meetings. When applying, please also send your delegate a copy of your application.

Useful links:


Facility Boards:

IODP Science Plan:

ESSAC Delegates:

For further information, please contact the ESSAC Office:


Angelo Camerlenghi (ESSAC Chair)

Hanno Kinkel (ESSAC Science Coordinator)

Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale – OGS