Communities Coordinator - ELIXIR

  • EMBL
  • United Kingdom
  • Oct 16, 2020
Science Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

We are seeking to recruit an Communities Coordinator to join the ELIXIR team located at the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK.  

The main responsibility of the ELIXIR Communities Coordinator is to support ELIXIR Communities to effectively collaborate across Nodes and link to the established and emerging ELIXIR services. You will take responsibility for the development and integration of ELIXIR’s Communities with our Platforms and together with the Platform Coordinators at the ELIXIR Hub, ensure ELIXIR services and projects are the effectively used and impacts documented.  

As Communities Coordinator you will work closely with scientists and  technical experts across teams formed from our ELIXIR Nodes, to ensure uptake, interoperability and long-term development of ELIXIR’s resources. You will oversee our technical planning, implementation,  document progress and impact assessment by establishing and monitoring performance, quality  and impact indicators. 

In addition, you will take a lead in coordinating external funding that Communities may receive (e.g. from E.C. grants).  Finally, you will have the opportunity to work with the Human Data Communities Coordinator to ensure that processes and strategies are consistently applied across the whole ELIXIR portfolio.  


As the successful candidate it is likely that you will have:

This will be a busy role with frequently changing priorities so it is essential that the post-holder is able to:    


Our supportive culture encourages personal and professional development and we are committed to ensuring our employees feel valued, supported and empowered to reach their potential at work.

Surrounded by beautiful South Cambridgeshire countryside, our Campus provides employees with a relaxed atmosphere where the pursuit of scientific discovery and meaningful work, underpin every role. In addition, our employees have access to a wide range of benefits including:

This is a 3 year staff member contract, renewable to a maximum of 9 years.

To apply, please submit your application through our online system.  Applications will close on 15th November 2020 and we aim to provide a response within two weeks after the closing date.

At Elixir, we strongly believe that inclusive and diverse teams benefit from higher levels of innovation and creative thought. We encourage applications from women, LGBTQ and individuals from all nationalities. Visa exemptions will be offered to international candidates and details will be discussed during interview.

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