Unit Administrator – Cell Biology & Biophysics Unit

EMBL Heidelberg

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the highest ranked scientific research organisations worldwide. The Headquarters Laboratory is located in Heidelberg (Germany), with additional sites in Barcelona (Spain), Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany), Hinxton near Cambridge (UK) and Rome (Italy).

EMBL is looking for an Administrator to join the Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit at EMBL Heidelberg. You will work within a vibrant unit of young scientists from all over the world who value your administrative support in their quest to discover how life works at the molecular level. You will work with a close-knit and fun team of administrative support staff at EMBL.

Your role

The Unit Administrator provides a wide range of administrative support for all activities of the Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit. The successful candidate will act as the main point of contact to the Unit and will need strong interpersonal skills, a high level of accuracy and the ability to prioritise tasks as well as multitask.

The successful candidate will also be expected to temporarily perform the duties of the Personal Assistant to the Head of Unit when needed.

General administrative support:

Specific administrative duties:

and performing additional tasks as required.

PA support:

amongst other tasks as required.

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Closing date: 30 May 2021

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Why join us

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.

What else you need to know

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. Further information about the position can be obtained from Adele Rickerby, (adele.rickerby@embl.de), Personal Assistant to the Head of Unit.

Interviews are planned for June 2021.

The initial contract is for a period of three years with the possibility of a fixed-term extension.

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For questions or issues with the application process, please contact recruitment@embl.org

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