The European Marine Board (EMB) invites applications for the position of Science Officer. The successful candidate will join the EMB Secretariat based at the InnovOcean campus in the port of Ostend, Belgium. InnovOcean also houses the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) and a number of regional and international marine organizations including the International Oceanographic Data Exchange office of IOC-UNESCO and the Secretariat of the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet). Staff working at InnovOcean generally live within a commuting radius which includes Ostend itself, several coastal towns, the heritage city of Bruges and the vibrant university city of Ghent. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a dynamic, professional Secretariat to promote and advance marine science on behalf of the EMB membership of institutions from across Europe. The post involves regular visits to Brussels and some international travel.
Applications including a full CV, short cover letter and a motivation statement (500 words max.) should be sent in electronic format to the EMB Executive Secretary, Dr. Niall McDonough, by 17.00 CET on 16 September 2016. Please include the reference EMB SO16 in the subject line of the email.