At EMBL-EBI, we help scientists realise the potential of ‘big data’ in biology by enabling them to exploit complex information to make discoveries that benefit mankind. Working for EMBL-EBI gives you an opportunity to apply your skills and energy for the greater good. As part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), we are a non-profit, intergovernmental organisation funded by 23 member states and two associate member states and proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK, and our 600 staff are engineers, technicians, scientists and other professionals from all over the world.
|This is a key strategic post reporting to the Head of External Relations and working closely with the Directors and faculty at EMBL-EBI.
The post requires the holder to build excellent working relationships with a wide variety of individuals within and outside the organisation, with a view to promoting the work of the organisation and raising awareness of its impact on society.
In this role, your main objectives would be to:
Working in a highly collaborative environment, you would be responsible for:
|About the External Relations Team|
The External Relations team is based at EMBL-EBI on the Wellcome Genome Campus in Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK. In addition to this post, the team comprises two Communications Officers, a Senior Graphic Designer, a Videographer, a Gender and Diversity Officer and the Head of External Relations.
EMBL-EBI’s External Relations team is part of EMBL’s Strategy and Communications team and some travel to other EMBL sites, in Europe is involved (~4 international journeys a year). External Relations also collaborates regularly with Genome Campus communications and public engagement teams.
|Qualifications and Experience|
|EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme and health insurance, educational and other family related benefits where applicable, as well as financial support for relocation and installation.
We have an informal culture, international working environment and excellent professional development opportunities but one of the really amazing things about us is the concentration of technical and scientific expertise – something you probably won’t find anywhere else.
If you’ve ever visited the campus you’ll have experienced first-hand our friendly, collegial and supportive atmosphere, set in the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. Our staff also enjoy excellent sports facilities including a gym, a free shuttle bus, an on-site nursery, cafés and restaurant and a library.
|To apply please submit a covering letter and CV, with two referees, through our online system.|
Applications are welcome from all nationalities - visa information will be discussed in more depth with applicants selected for interview.