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  • 23 January 2015
    15 February 2015
    ELIXIR is seeking an experienced Data Coordinator/Chief Data Officer to join the dynamic and international team at the ELIXIR Secretariat in Hinxton, UK. The ELIXIR Hub is located at EMBL-EBI, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, and has excellent facilities in an attractive campus environment in the Cambridgeshire countryside with transport provided to nearby Cambridge and Saffron Walden.

    ELIXIR is a unique undertaking that consolidates Europe’s core bioinformatics resources, services, and national centres into a single, coherent infrastructure. Strong collaboration between our distributed Nodes will address current life-science data challenges that include quality curation of data, interoperable service interfaces and long-term sustainability of data resources.

    For further information on ELIXIR please visit www.elixir-europe.org

     
    The main purpose of this role is to work with ELIXIR Nodes to ensure the coordination and long-term viability of ELIXIR data services through collaborative development and execution of ELIXIR’s data management and interoperability strategy. The role-holder will drive development and implementation of best practice in data management across ELIXIR. The ELIXIR Data Coordinator is also expected to take the lead role in the development of ELIXIR’s data access and data security strategy in collaboration with technical experts from Nodes and e-infrastructures. The ELIXIR Data Coordinator/Chief Data Officer will also work with other Research Infrastructures and e‐Infrastructures to identify and develop strong collaborations.

    For further details about the post and to apply visit: https://ig14.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_embl01.asp?newms=jj&id=53365&aid=15470

  • 23 January 2015
    15 February 2015

    ELIXIR is seeking an experienced Communications and Community Outreach Officer to join the dynamic and international team at the ELIXIR Secretariat in Hinxton, UK. The ELIXIR Hub is located at EMBL-EBI, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, and has excellent facilities in an attractive campus environment in the Cambridgeshire countryside with transport provided to nearby Cambridge and Saffron Walden.

    ELIXIR is a unique undertaking that consolidates Europe’s core bioinformatics resources, services, and national centres into a single, coherent infrastructure. Strong collaboration between our distributed Nodes will address current life-science data challenges that include quality curation of data, interoperable service interfaces and long-term sustainability of data resources.

    For further information on ELIXIR please visit www.elixir-europe.org

    The main purpose of this role is to work with ELIXIR Nodes to ensure that our communications, publications, social media and online presence promote ELIXIR’s progression as a first class research infrastructure for its users. The post holder will support ELIXIR partners in their efforts to ensure a coordinated communication strategy is embedded across Europe. The post holder will take responsibility for engaging with ELIXIR’s user communities to ensure the communications strategy responds to the needs of the scientific community. We are looking for a motivated, flexible self-starter with a proven ability to engage, collaborate and deliver.

    For further information about the post and to apply visit: https://ig14.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_embl01.asp?newms=jj&id=53366&aid=15470

  • 22 January 2015
    30 January 2015

    EGI.eu is looking to recruit a Technical Outreach Expert to assist EGI in identifying and supporting research communities with their scientific applications from various domains with the resources, services and solutions from EGI with the support of the EGI Distributed Competence Centre. The position requires experience with data management, high throughput computing and cloud technologies, authentication authorisation and identity provisioning, science gateways and virtual research environments. The position also requires experience in working with researchers and infrastructure providers for requirements gathering, running training programmes, coordinating piloting activities in distributed test environments and exceptional capabilities of working in a international context interacting with distributed teams of technology providers, researchers, infrastructure providers and user support teams. The candidate will assist the integration of scientific applications with the technical and operational services from EGI, and will ensure that these services as well as community specific services are customised for, and meet the needs of individual researchers, scientific collaborations and emerging European Research Infrastructures. The Technical Outreach Expert will work with the EGI.eu User Community Support, the Operation teams, with the Distributed Competence Centre of EGI and members of the broader EGI and e-infrastructure communities.

    Deadline for applications: 30 January 2015 17:00 CET

    More information and how to apply.

  • 22 January 2015
    30 January 2015

    The Strategy and Policy Officer (SPO) supports the strategic planning and execution of EGI.eu and the EGI partnership in conjunction with the key stakeholders relating to governance, strategy, standardisation of processes, business models, services and solutions. The SPO supports the work of EGI.eu by preparing position papers, reports and briefings on strategic themes and trends in key technical and policy areas to enable the management teams to take informed decisions in the overall direction of the organisation and the infrastructure. The SPO also assists in training and capacity building to increase identified and strategically relevant skills within the EGI community. Activities also comprise contributing to developing project proposals to implement the EGI strategy, leading activities in projects, authoring external communication messages as well as organising and participating in meetings, forums and conferences, which could include being moderator and preparing and giving presentations. The SPO liaises with other projects and organisations, including industry and international policy bodies to establish collaboration agreements and monitor their execution. In particular, the SPO may support EGI in developing and implementing an engagement program with SMEs to increase their innovation capacity through exploiting results or accessing current or new services from the EGI ecosystem.

    Deadline for applications: 30 January 2015 17:00 CET

    More information and how to apply.

  • 22 January 2015
    30 January 2015

    The Strategy and Policy Officer (SPO) supports the strategic planning and execution of EGI.eu and the EGI partnership in conjunction with the key stakeholders relating to governance, strategy, standardisation of processes, business models, services and solutions. The SPO supports the work of EGI.eu by preparing position papers, reports and briefings on strategic themes and trends in key technical and policy areas to enable the management teams to take informed decisions in the overall direction of the organisation and the infrastructure. The SPO assists in training and capacity building to increase identified and strategically relevant skills within the EGI community. SPO activities also comprise contributing to developing project proposals to implement the EGI strategy, leading activities in projects, authoring external communication messages as well as organising and participating in meetings, forums and conferences, which could include being moderator and preparing and giving presentations. For this position, the SPO also contributes to Quality Assurance & Risk Management (QARM) activities by working with functional and project managers to support them in establishing the quality control mechanisms, in identifying risks and defining relevant risks mitigation strategies. The SPO/QARM is responsible for developing and implementing quality assurance standards and frameworks to ensure that project’s objectives are met. For each assigned project, the SPO/QARM defines the quality plan and ensures the implementation of the quality assurance processes. The SPO/QARM identifies deviations, proposes and monitors corrective actions.

    Deadline for applications: 30 January 2015 17:00 CET

    More information and how to apply.