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The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the highest ranking scientific research organisations in the world. The Laboratory’s Headquarters is located in Heidelberg (Germany), with additional sites in Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany), Barcelona (Spain), Hinxton (UK) and Monterotondo (Italy). The Bio Hub of Euro-BioImaging ERIC is based at EMBL and the successful applicant of the advertised position will be based at the Heidelberg site.
Euro-BioImaging ERIC (www.eurobioimaging.eu) is now establishing itself as the open access gateway to European imaging excellence in the life sciences. It is currently supported by 15 European countries and EMBL, and provides open access and high-quality services to biological and biomedical imaging across Europe. Euro-BioImaging is managed by its Hub, which comprises the Statutory Seat in Finland, the Med-Hub in Italy, and the Bio-Hub at EMBL.
Euro-BioImaging has an exceptionally broad user base encompassing academics and industrial scientists from all career stages and fields of research. Effective outreach to Euro-BioImaging’s user base and continuous communication with its varied stakeholders will be a key component for success of this young European research infrastructure. Therefore, we are seeking one full-time candidate to join the team at the Bio-Hub at EMBL Heidelberg for the position of External Communication Officer.
The External Communication Officer will work for the Euro-BioImaging Hub and implement the communication strategy for the research infrastructure. This involves flexible yet bespoke outreach to key stakeholders such as the European scientific communities, (new) Member States and their imaging communities, technology developers, other research infrastructures, funders, industry etc. The responsibilities of this position include:
We are seeking a team player, who is positive, bright go-getter who is ready to take ownership and responsibility of the tasks. The ideal candidate should be able to combine external communication, management and scientific experience to provide optimal solutions for the different stakeholders. As successful candidate you are/have:
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. Excellent child care facility is available on campus.
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 1600 employees from many nations, operating across six sites, in Heidelberg (HQ), Barcelona, Hinxton near Cambridge, Hamburg, Grenoble and Rome. Our mission is to offer vital services in training scientists, students and visitors at all levels; to develop new instruments and methods in the life sciences and actively engage in technology transfer activities, and to integrate European life science research. The working language of the institute is English. In your online application, you will be asked to include a cover letter, CV and the contact details of 3 referees. The initial contract is for a period of two years.
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