ELIXIR-UK Community Engagement Officer

Salary range:

£31,625 - £38,575

Post No.


Contract length:

12 months (37 hours per week)


Science Division

Opening date:

21 May 2020

Closing date:

17 June 2020

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The role:

The ELIXIR-UK Community Engagement Officer will engage with the UK bioinformatics and the wider bioscience community to promote the work of the ELIXIR-UK node. They will attend meetings and conferences to promote ELIXIR and identify key stakeholders who can help to guide and inform the work of ELIXIR-UK.

Identify and engage with potential new ELIXIR services and member organisations and build ELIXIR-UK communities. They will work with the ELIXIR communications team to develop promotional material and with the Node Coordinator to develop content for the ELIXIR-UK website.

Required qualifications and experience:

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in a relevant subject and knowledge of genomics bioinformatics/computational science and perspective on the technological opportunities for growth in these areas. They will also have demonstrable knowledge of Research Council strategy and processes.

Experience of a productive research activity in an area relevant to ELIXIR-UK or leading a policy initiative is essential, as is experience of managing performance and delivering against strategic objectives.

Additional information:

Salary on appointment will be within the range £31,625 to £38,575 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. This is a full-time post for a period of 12 months.