Administration

One laboratory. Six locations. Global reach.

With more than 200 staff, in all support areas, ranging from caretakers and gardeners to senior management staff, EMBL Administration provides administrative support to more than 1600 members of personnel from in excess of 75 nations. The team is dedicated to maintaining high quality services to staff at all EMBL sites.

Administration units

EMBL Administration units are responsible for supporting all parts of EMBL and for undertaking and delivering long-term strategic administrative planning.

Administrative support is offered to all employees covering all aspects of their working life: day-to-day paperwork, purchase orders, grants, scheduling meetings, travel arrangements, and more. The Administration units aim to support all staff with a high-standard of service, in order to assist EMBL in maintaining excellence in research.

Facility Management

Facility Management deals with a wide range of problems, from a dripping tap or malfunctioning plug to building construction.

Finance

The Finance unit controls and administers all aspects of the laboratory's finances.

Health and Safety

The Health and Safety Office is concerned with all work-related aspects of safety, in particular laboratory safety, at the headquarters in Heidelberg, and at the other EMBL sites with support from local colleagues.

Human Resources

The aim of Human Resources is to support EMBL's mission through delivering high-level services throughout the organisation.

IT services

IT services provide IT infrastructure, services, and support to EMBL’s scientific community, administration, and scientific and technical support teams in Heidelberg, Rome, and Barcelona, as well as to EMBL’s sister organisation, EMBO.

Legal Services

Legal Services are responsible for promoting and protecting EMBL's interests in all legal matters, both internally and externally.

Ombuds Office

The Ombudsperson provides impartial and confidential services that can help EMBL employees to resolve and cope more effectively with difficult situations and conflicts in the workplace.

Purchase

The Purchase Department is responsible for all procurement-related matters through its six sites in Europe.

Szilárd Library

The library at EMBL Heidelberg provides access to scientific literature and resources, as well as advice and training.


Chief Operating Officer

The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for maintaining close working relationships with national and local authorities in the host countries of the EMBL sites.


Other Services to Staff

EMBL strives to assist employees in establishing a smooth working life at the Laboratory.

Heidelberg

With accommodation in the Lab's hotel and guesthouses and a housing service, we contribute to the quick and easy relocation of new staff at EMBL headquarters.

EMBL kindergarten offers all-day childcare for children aged from three months to six years, allowing their parents to concentrate on their work and supporting an improved career-family balance.

EMBL's canteen and cafeteria offer a wide range of healthy and tasty options and often cater for special events.


Jobs from across EMBL’s six sites