Library Assistant

Scientific Services and Support
EMBL Heidelberg

The EMBL Szilárd Library is a scientific library with extensive on-line resources and databases maintains a rich collection in the field of Life Sciences and serves the scientific community and the administrative staff of EMBL. It serves all staff working across all EMBL sites, especially the 900 scientists. The Library is responsible for the delivery of EMBL’s Open Access policy and is heavily involved in developments in Open Science across EMBL.

We are looking for a library assistant to support the EMBL Szilard Library team in providing excellent services to the scientific community and the administrative staff of EMBL. 

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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, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family and the availability of an excellent child care facility 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 1700 employees from many nations, operating across six sites, in Heidelberg (HQ), Barcelona, Hinxton near Cambridge, Hamburg, Grenoble and Rome.

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