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EMBL is one of the world’s leading research institutions, and Europe’s flagship life sciences organisation. An intergovernmental organisation of 27 Member States, EMBL operates sites in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, and provides life science training and service programs globally.
We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Communications Officer to join us for nine months on a parental leave cover to support our research site in Barcelona and our wider activities in Spain. EMBL Barcelona was created in 2017, and we are continuing to grow and expand our activities at this new site, including communications and outreach.
A self-starter and comfortable working autonomously, you will play an important personal role in engaging stakeholders, partners and the public with the fascinating research, technology development, training and multinational services carried out at EMBL.
You will be a member of the EMBL-wide Communications Department and will also work closely with the agile, friendly and integrated EMBL Barcelona Administration team. You will have responsibility for a full range of internal and external communications and stakeholder support functions: at our Barcelona site; in Spain and, as a member of the wider Communications Department. In addition, you will provide some support to the Administration team on a range of tasks associated with the expansion and operation of the site and fostering its research.
We are an international, friendly and supportive team, with ties to scientists and professionals throughout European and global life sciences and supportive technologies.
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.
Please note this post is a parental leave cover.
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.
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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.