FEAM represents a network of 18 national Academies of Medicine and Medical Sections of Academies of Sciences in Europe. Its mission is to underpin European biomedical policy with the best scientific advice drawn from its member Academies who represent more than 5000 leading scientists from across the whole biomedical spectrum. FEAM seeks to promote cooperation between the Academies and provides them with a platform to formulate a collective voice, with a European dimension, on matters concerning human and animal medicine, biomedical research, education, and health. FEAM strives to improve the health, safety and wealth of European citizens through research by promoting a nurturing, creative and sustainable environment for medical research and training in Europe.
FEAM is seeking a full-time Forum Policy Officer for its newly established European Biomedical Policy Forum. The FEAM Forum aims to act as a catalyst for better cooperation and coordinated policy actions among European biomedical stakeholders. This new initiative from FEAM adds to the European biomedical policy arena by ensuring that stakeholders from across the sectors in Europe can discuss key issues in an independent forum. The FEAM European Biomedical Policy Forum will be membership based, involving high-level representatives from academia, associated research charities, industry, European trade associations, regulators, public health bodies, and patient and consumer groups.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
Duration: Initial 1 year contract with the possibility of extension.
Salary: In the region of 4.000 euro depending on experience, plus additional employement benefits consistent with the role and the Belgian location.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
The successful applicant will be accountable to the FEAM Executive Director and the Officers of the FEAM Board and work in close cooperation with other FEAM staff members.
His/her tasks will include, among others:
Job profile, skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications:
The Forum Policy Officer will be employed by FEAM, under a Belgian labour contract, and based in the offices of the FEAM secretariat, Rue d’Egmont 13, B-1000 Brussels. Regular travel within the EU is expected. in the region of 4.000 euro depending on experience, plus additional employement benefits consistent with the role and the Belgian location. Successful applicants will be given at least one month notice of the final commencement date.
Interested candidates should send their CV and a motivation letter by Email to the FEAM Executive Director by Monday 17 April, 2017. Please do not send any pdf documents larger than 2 MB in size. Candidates selected for interview by the Selection Committee will be informed as soon as possible.
FEAM applies an equal opportunities policy and accept applications without distinction on the grounds of gender, race, colour, ethnic or social origin, religion and belief, disability or sexual orientation.
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