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Scientist, Coordinator for the Partnership for Structural Biology (m/f)
Employer: ESRF
Location: Grenoble, France
Employment Start Date: As soon as possible

Organization Description:

The Partnership for Structural Biology (PSB) is an international consortium comprising the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, the Institut Laue Langevin, the Institut de Biologie Structurale and the University Joseph Fourier, in Grenoble, France (see for more information). The goal of the PSB is to provide a comprehensive and integrated state-of-the-art environment to enable the study of challenging problems in structural biology, building on the complementary contributions of each of the Partner Institutes.

Job Description:

You will be a key figure in guiding the scientific programme of PSB.



You will:



·        coordinate, promote and stimulate the scientific activities of the PSB



·        act as point of contact for the PSB and prepare publicity materials for the PSB



·        provide assistance for the delivery of grant applications and preparation of reports required by the PSB



·        assist in the organization of the various PSB Technical Platforms



·        prepare and monitor, together with the building manager and finance officer, the annual budget for the PSB


·        act as secretary to the different committees of the PSB.


You should hold a PhD in molecular, structural or cell biology and should have experience in scientific research. Experience and interest in administration and communication related to science is also required. Fluency in English is essential, fluency in French a significant advantage.



Job Application:

The working language of the ESRF is English. You will work with all Partners to achieve the goals of the PSB, but will be employed by the ESRF and integrated within the Structural Biology Group. The ESRF shares a campus with several other major European scientific institutes and offers an exciting opportunity in an international atmosphere. For further information on employment terms and conditions, please refer to The ESRF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from disabled persons.


If you are interested in this position, please apply on-line at this address:

Ref. 2319 - Deadline for returning application forms: 03 May 2012

Date Posted: March 28, 2012