For the Euresearch Network Office in Bern we are
looking for an Advisor for the European Research Council (ERC)
Starting date: 1 September or earlier
Temporary Position (12 months)
Euresearch is a non-profit association with offices in all the Swiss regions and a Network Office in Bern. Its mission is to inform and advise Swiss applicants on the European Research & Innovation Programme Horizon Europe, and on related European Programmes. Euresearch is funded by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation.
In the role of an advisor, you will inform and advise researchers in Switzerland on funding opportunities offered by the ERC under the European Framework Programme for Research & Innovation (Horizon Europe). Your main activities will consist of:
- obtaining, processing and disseminating information related to the ERC
- informing, advising and training active or prospective clients individually and in groups with regard to the different ERC funding opportunities.
The ideal candidate will hold a PhD degree and have a research background. She/he should be familiar with the Swiss research landscape and ideally have experience with acquiring research funding. We expect fluency in German, French and English (oral and written), good social skills and conscientious work ethic, especially during busy periods. In non-pandemic circumstances, the place of work is Bern with up to 40% of telework possible. The position involves well plannable national and international travel activities.
Euresearch offers modern and flexible working conditions in an international and dynamic environment. If you would like to be part of our highly motivated team, please send your application comprising a first pdf with your letter of motivation and CV, and a second pdf with copies of your degree(s)/diploma(s), certificates of employment to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject ‘Advisor ERC’ until 23 June 2021.
Interviews will take place on 28 and 30 June (1st round) and 7 July (2nd round) in Bern or virtual.
For questions please contact: Sibylla Martinelli, +41 31 380 60 11