Location: Heidelberg, Germany
Contract Duration: 3 years
Closing Date: 14 April 2019
As an intergovernmental institution, EMBL has regulated data protection in EMBL's own Internal Policy, aligned with GDPR. The postholder will provide guidance on the application and interpretation of the Internal Policy, and be in charge of its successful implementation. The Data Protection Officer will be appointed by the Director General and will report to her.
The Data Protection Officer will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:
The Data Protection Officer will be bound by secrecy, acts functionally independently and shall neither seek nor accept instructions from anyone.
The following qualifications and skills are essential:
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises from a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family and the availability of an excellent child care facility on campus.
Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.