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EMBL Barcelona was established in 2017 in the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB), one of the largest infrastructures in Southern Europe dedicated to translational research and which is located on the Mediterranean coast of north-eastern Spain.
This is an exciting, multifaceted and extremely internationally-oriented position. As Liaison Officer, you will be liaising with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with different departments in EMBL headquarters, other research institutes, and you will be in contact with all the international members of EMBL Barcelona, which come from different countries all around the world.
You will provide direct support to the Head of Administration/Senior Legal Officer and work under its supervision.
You will be joining a small to medium sized, agile, friendly and very integrated EMBL Administration team, that is completely committed to facilitating, enabling and fostering science, working together with researchers to achieve the same goals. The most relevant tasks are listed below, although there is always a novelty involved in the process of implementing and ramping-up a new EMBL site.
Recruitment and onboarding
This is one of the main tasks of the role, comprising, amongst others:
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family.
We are Europe’s flagship research laboratory for the life sciences – an intergovernmental organisation performing scientific research in disciplines including molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. We are an international, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with more than 1700 employees from many nations, operating across six sites, in Heidelberg (HQ), Barcelona, Hinxton near Cambridge, Hamburg, Grenoble and Rome.
As part of EMBL’s mission, Administration provides services to all personnel members across six sites in order to promote molecular biology across Europe, and to create a centre of excellence for leading young molecular biologists. Administrative positions are connected to but not dependent on scientific work and knowledge. Thus, we aim to establish a dynamic and collaborative working environment across the whole of EMBL to uncover the most of our employees’ potential.
Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.
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The European Molecular Biology Laboratory is a single organisation spread across six European locations. Each of our sites hosts its own research units, services and facilities.
EMBL seeks to better understand the molecular basis of life. In the process, we’re changing European science.