CALL: ECORD Education Officers

ECORD educators and outreach experts are invited to apply to sail on one of five upcoming IODP expeditions on the JOIDES Resolution, a platform outfitted for state-of-the-art scientific exploration and education.


The application period is now open for the following IODP expeditions:

  • Expedition 362: Sumatra Seismogenic Zone (6 August - 6 October 2016)
  • Expedition 363: Western Pacific Warm Pool (6 October - 8 December 2016)
  • Expedition 366: Mariana Convergent Margin (8 December 2016 - 7 February 2017)
  • Expedition 367: South China Sea Rifted Margin A (7 February - 9 April 2017)
  • Expedition 368: South China Sea Rifted Margin B (9 April - 9 June 2017)


We are looking for applicants with strong educational and science backgrounds, comfort with using the web, multi-media and social media tools, and a passion for sharing the excitement of science with students, other educators and the general public. It is also advantageous be flexible, adventurous, and good at working with all kinds of people.


How to Apply: Please complete your application through the new USSSP Portal. All candidates must additionally send a copy of their application to the IODP-Canada Office (

Download the CALL for detailed instructions.

Application deadline: 10 March 2016

IMPORTANT: In contrast to US participants, ECORD Education Officers do not receive a stipend while at sea. However, ECORD can provide support for travel expenses (flights, local transportation, accommodation and meals) up to 2500 Euros.