Science and Technology Community Coordinator

Application deadline: 20 February 2022, 11.59pm CET

The Good Food Institute Europe is looking for a Science and Technology Community Coordinator to mobilise scientists to build a sustainable, secure and just food system.

Job description

Mobilise scientists to build a sustainable food system 

Industrial animal agriculture is at the root of many of the most pressing global issues of our time, from climate change and global hunger, to increased disease risk and the exploitation of billions of animals annually. 

The Good Food Institute Europe (GFI Europe) is at the forefront of the movement to replace the products of industrial animal agriculture with plant-based, fermentation-made and cultivated foods. Please check out our website and read GFI’s 2020 Year in Review to find out more about who we are and what we do. 

We are at an exciting stage in our growth and are looking for a Science and Technology Community Coordinator to join our team. For more information about this new role, please take a look at the job brochure.

How you will make a difference

We need the best scientists in Europe to be engaged in plant-based, cultivated, and fermentation-made protein research and development. Additionally, the growing industry will need a steady supply of technical talent to comprise their future workforce. 

In this role, you will lead the execution of a scientific community-building function for GFI Europe. You will engage with scientists, science media, students, and educators across Europe to build the sustainable protein research and training ecosystems through two primary activities: 1) Inspiring existing scientists to work on sustainable proteins and 2) Working with students and educational institutions to build a strong scientific training ecosystem.

As a member of our growing European team, you will help radically transform the food system by:

Who we’re looking for

You must have:

The ideal candidate may also have some of the following, although these are absolutely not requirements:

We want the best people and we don’t want biases holding us back. We strongly encourage people of every colour, orientation, age, gender, origin, and ability to apply. Because we value a diverse workplace, we prioritise an inclusive climate absent of discrimination and harassment during the application process and after you join the team.

Benefits and the fine print

Application Deadline: Sunday 20 February, 11.59pm CET.

Application process

Please upload your CV and sample work tasks through this short application form. The sample work tasks document can be found here.

The full application process is outlined in the job brochure. We really look forward to hearing from you!

Questions

Watch the recording of our Q&A session, where Science and Technology Manager Seren Kell and Head of Operations Alex Mayers answered applicants’ questions about the role:

If you have any further questions about this role, please do reach out to us at europe-hiring@gfi.org. If you’ve read this far but decided not to apply, please share this job description with someone else in your network who you think might be a good fit for the role! Thank you.

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