After nearly 13 years at SAMS our Director, Professor Graham Shimmield, will leave SAMS with effect from 1st March 2008. He will move as Executive Director to the Bigelow Laboratory in Maine, USA. SAMS owes a big debt to Graham Shimmield for his strong leadership that saw the Association move into a £12.4 M new laboratory, double its staff base, increase its financial turnover eightfold and develop its Arctic research portfolio.
The search for a new director has now begun and is conducted by the recruitment specialists Odgers Ray and Berndtson. The candidate brief for this exciting and challenging post are on the Odgers website, and all enquiries and applications should be addressed to Odgers. The closing date for applications is 8th January 2008.