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Job availability: Outreach & Public Engagement Officer

The EMBL is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, highly motivated Outreach & Public Engagement Officer to join the European Learning Laboratory for Life Sciences (ELLS) Team in Heidelberg, Germany.

About the role

You will develop and deliver a programme of engagement activities that supports EMBL's scientific programme, with a special focus on the planetary biology research theme. You will support and work with other staff members to ensure that engagement is integrated within the EMBL’s research, education and training, and knowledge exchange activities.

You will have to:

  • Develop and deliver innovative, audience-focused outreach and public engagement activities in alignment with EMBL’s ongoing public engagement programmes
  • Work closely with colleagues across various units at EMBL to support coordination of EMBL outreach and public engagement activities
  • Work closely with scientists across the organisation to develop and revise scientific content for public engagement activities
  • Work closely with colleagues in the ELLS office to embed science education into the outreach programmes
  • Collect, analyse and present data pertaining to outreach and public engagement activity at EMBL
  • Plan and organise activities and events nationally, internationally and online

Travel across Europe is expected for several days a month for this role.

The position is full-time (39 hours/week) and the initial contract is for a period of three years with the possibility of a fixed-term extension. Applications will close on 25 April 2022 at 23:59 CET.

Find more information about the role and how to apply on the EMBL's dedicated page.


European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the world’s leading research institutions, and Europe’s flagship laboratory for the life sciences.

EMBL is an intergovernmental organisation specialising in basic research in the life sciences, funded by public research monies from 21 member states, including much of Europe and Israel, and two associate members, Argentina and Australia. EMBL operates from five sites across Europe:

  • Heidelberg, Germany – main laboratory
  • Hinxton, UK – European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)
  • Grenoble, France – res

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