Expression of Interest for voluntary participation in the Steering Committee of the Knowledge Action Network on Emergent Risks and Extreme Events (Risk KAN)


The Risk KAN invites interested researchers/professionals to complete this application form no later than November 26th, 2021. Notifications will be emitted by middle of January 2022.

This is the planned timeline

  • October 4 th – November 26th: open call
  • November 27th – December 15th: preselection
  • December 15th – January 12th 2022: selection of Steering Committee members for 2022-24
  • January 13th: announcement of selection

If you have any questions regarding the application form, please contact L. Maack
If you have any questions regarding the nomination procedure, please contact S. Burkert



    1. Personal Data*
    Family name:
    First name:
    2. Country of residence*:
    3. Nationality*:
    4. Gender*:
    5. Contact Information*:
    Mailing Address:
    6. Education*:
    Latest degree:
    Year of the latest degree obtained:
    Institution (Town, Country):
    Major Field of Study (Please limit the length of your answer to maximal 10 lines.):
    7. Disciplinary focus*:
    Primary Focus:
    Secondary Focus:
    8. Professional position:
    Position held*:
    Institution (Town, Country)*:
    Please shortly (not more than 10 lines) describe what expertise you have in a Risk KAN relevant discipline
    Please shortly (not more than 10 lines) describe what expertise you have in in synthesis and agenda setting
    Please shortly (not more than 10 lines) describe what expertise you have in setting strategy, building and leading projects or activities, especially in an international context
    Please shortly describe why you would like to be part of the Risk KAN and what you would like to contribute to developing it in the future.
    The DT will reserve at least one place for an early career researcher, please tick if you consider yourself to be early career. We suggest less than 5 years post-PhD or equivalent professional expertise
    I am early career

    9. Please upload a max. 2 page CV including contact details for two referees
    File format only pdf, maximum size 2MB
    By sending this application form, you agree that all entered applicant data will be stored electronically. All personal data collected through this process will be kept strictly confidential. We will not share your personal information with or sell it to third-party marketers. These data will be deleted after the selection procedure. For more information please read the Data Privacy statement.

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