Organisation data: Communications
Job Number: HD02287
Contract Type: Supernumerary
Job Function: Administrative Assistant (gr. 3-4)
Advertised Grade-Grading: 4
Contract Duration-Is this renewable to 9 years?: no
Contract Duration-Length of Time (years/months): 6 months
Closing date: 16 October 2022
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the highest ranked scientific research organisations in the world. The Headquarters Laboratory is located in Heidelberg (Germany), with additional sites in Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany), Hinxton near Cambridge (UK), Monterotondo near Rome (Italy) and Barcelona (Spain).
EMBL is looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic illustrator with a background in graphic design. Experience in medical illustration or any visual scientific communication is advantageous. You will be responsible for creating inviting and inspirational visuals that spread life science knowledge both within the molecular biology community, and to the wider public. You have the scientific knowledge to grasp complex information, distil it down and illustrate the story in a clear visual narrative that is accurate, educational and engaging.
As part of the Creative team, you will work closely with EMBL scientists and EMBL's Communications team. Your output will include visual content for journals, books, presentations, magazines, campaigns, film, web, interactive and mobile media, virtual reality and exhibits.
The candidate will come to the role with a strong background in graphic arts:
An excellent command of spoken and written English is required; knowledge of other languages, particularly French, German, Italian or Spanish, is a plus. A passion for science is advantageous.
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary.
We are Europe's flagship research laboratory for the life sciences - an intergovernmental organisation performing scientific research in disciplines including molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. We are an international, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with more than 1600 employees from many nations, operating across six sites, in Heidelberg (HQ), Barcelona, Hinxton near Cambridge, Hamburg, Grenoble and Rome.
The working language of the institute is English.
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