ELSI Services Officer - BBMRI-ERIC
Job Title: ELSI Services Officer
Job Location: Austria
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension – full-time – 40h/week
We seek an ELSI Services Officer to complement our ELSI (ethical, legal and societal issues) team in order to improve our services for the biobanking community. The expert will dedicate part of his/her time to ELSI Services, especially the ELSI Helpdesk and Knowledge Base. He/she will contribute to working groups and/or task forces to develop practical services and tools or guidance to biobankers and occasionally to the research infrastructures in the biomedical sciences (BMS RIs). Moreover, he/she will contribute to activities and tasks that may be both part of BBMRI-ERIC’s core services as well as selected EU-funded projects (e.g. CY-Biobank).
The ELSI Services Officer is expected to have a background in ethical, legal and societal aspects in the context of biomedical research, especially biobanks. Previous experience in collaborative, international research projects, private and/or public research organizations is an advantage. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise with colleagues and stakeholders in an international environment as well as to work in a team are essential. As English is the working language of BBMRI‐ERIC, applicants must be fluent in English. The jobholder will be asked from time to time to work outside normal working hours and occasionally to undertake national and/or international travel. We are looking for highly motivated people with at least a Master’s degree or higher, in law, social sciences or bioethics.
Deadline for application: 31 October 2019; anticipated start of work 1st of December 2019
More information can be found here.