The Federation of European Academies of Medicine (FEAM) is looking to recruit a talented and motivated Senior Scientific Policy Officer (SSPO) to oversee FEAM’s core policy activities and its participation in Horizon Europe Project PERISCOPE.
Starting date: As soon as possible
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension (subject to performance and funding)
Contract, salary and location: The SSPO will be employed by FEAM, under a Belgian labour contract and based partly in the offices of the FEAM secretariat in Brussels. A mixt of teleworking and office based work is proposed. Travel within the EU is expected (subject to current travel restrictions).
The initial gross monthly salary of the successful candidate will be in the region of EUR 4,000 – 4,300€ depending upon his/her experience. There will also be a number of additional employment benefits consistent with the role and the Belgian location.
FEAM represents a network of 23 national Academies of Medicine, of Pharmacy and of Veterinary Sciences, Medical Divisions of other national Academies. Its mission is to underpin European biomedical policy with the best scientific advice drawn from its member Academies who represent over 4 000 leading scientists from across the whole biomedical spectrum. FEAM seeks to promote cooperation between the Academies and provides them with a platform to formulate a collective voice, with a European dimension, on matters concerning human and animal medicine, biomedical research, education, and health. FEAM strives to improve the health, safety and wealth of European citizens through research by promoting a nurturing, creative and sustainable environment for medical research and training in Europe.
The SSPO will support the core European policy programme of FEAM under the supervision of the FEAM Executive Director:
The SSPO will organise and manage the process and will maintain effective working relationships across and between the Academies. Such tasks may include, among others:
Interested candidates should send their CV and a motivation letter by email to the FEAM Secretariat by 21 June 2021 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not send any pdf documents larger than 2 MB in size. Candidates selected for interview will be informed by 25 June. Interviews for this role will take place virtually soon afterwards.
FEAM applies an equal opportunities policy and accept applications without distinction on the grounds of gender, race, colour, ethnic or social origin, religion and belief, disability or sexual orientation.