The ECORD Managing Agency (EMA) invites applications for the position of

Outreach Officer

The European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling (ECORD -, is a management structure of 15 members (14 European countries and Canada) for scientific ocean drilling as part of the first international scientific programme in Earth Sciences: the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP -

The science in IODP involves a wide range of fundamental and applied issues for society, such as climate and ocean change, biodiversity and origin of life, the Earth in motion including the study of earthquakes processes, and the Earth structure and dynamics in relation with its surface environment.

Starting date: January 1st, 2019.
Duration: 24 months with possible extension.
Location: CEREGE, Aix-en-Provence, France -
Salary: Full time contract at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). Salary will follow CNRS rules and be within between 1900 and 2500 € net/month, according to the qualifications of the candidate.

Job description:

The Outreach Officer will be in charge of:

  • updating the ECORD website;
  • designing ECORD publications (e.g. ECORD Newsletter, ECORD Annual Report);
  • developing ECORD outreach and exhibition resources (brochures, core replicas, leaflets, logos, goodies etc. -;
  • organizing ECORD booths at international science conferences (EGU, AGU);
  • organizing temporary exhibitions (in museums, aquariums, etc.)

The Outreach Officer will attend several ECORD meetings and international science conferences every year.

Required qualification and experience:

  • Minimum: Bachelor's degree in communication, administration or science, with experience in outreach activities;
  • ability to work collaboratively and independently, and to travel frequently;
  • excellent communication skills in English (spoken and written);
  • ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks;
  • interest in international contacts.

Electronic applications (letter of motivation + detailed CV) should be sent before October 7th, 2018 to : Dr Gilbert CAMOIN, CEREGE, Europôle Méditerranéen de l'Arbois, BP 80, F-13545 Aix-en-Provence CEDEX 04, France -

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