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Research & Innovation Advisor/National Contact Point (NCP) Energy & Space (80-100%)

Closing Date
WorkplaceBern, Effingerstrasse 19, Bern region, Switzerland
Occupation rate80% - 100%

Euresearch is a non-profit association with offices in all the Swiss regions and a Network Office in Bern. It is supported by the Swiss federal government to inform, advise and connect Swiss applicants on the opportunities for participation in Horizon 2020 and related European Programmes.

For the Euresearch Network Office in Bern we are looking for a permanent:

Research & Innovation Advisor/National Contact Point (NCP) Energy & Space ( 80-100%)

for the Horizon 2020 Programmes on “Secure, Clean & Efficient Energy” and “Space”.
Starting Date: 1. November 2018 or upon agreement.


In this role, you will inform and advise researchers and other clients from the public as well as from the private sector in Switzerland on funding and partnering opportunities offered by the Horizon 2020 and related initiatives.

Your main activities will consist of:

  • obtaining, processing and disseminating information related to the Horizon 2020 Programmes “ Secure, Clean & Efficient Energy ” and “ Space “ on various channels (Euresearch Network, website, social media, etc.)
  • advising and training active or potential clients individually and in groups with regard to these programmes and activities (such as checking ideas for research or innovation projects or commenting on draft proposals to be submitted)
  • reaching out to and maintaining good contacts with individual clients as well as with the relevant institutional stakeholders at national and international level.


The ideal candidate holds a PhD or equivalent experience in the Technical, Exact or Natural Sciences, has preferably gained additional experience in (i) applied research in the private sector and/or academia, and (ii) in the Energy or Space sectors.

We expect fluency in German, French and English (oral and written), good social skills and conscientious work ethics, especially during busy periods. You are a proactive team player, at ease in a multicultural environment, and able to adapt the Euresearch services to the clients’ needs. The place of work is Bern, and the position will involve national and international travel activities of approximately 20%.

We offer

Euresearch offers modern and flexible working conditions in an international and dynamic environment. If you would like to work in a highly motivated team, please send us your electronic application comprising a letter of motivation, CV, copies of your degree(s)/diploma(s), certificates of employment and three references.
We are very much looking forward to hearing from you.


To find out more about this position, please contact: Cornelia Spycher, 031 380 60 05 or the Euresearch Secretariat, 031 380 60 00.

Applications are to be sent electronically to the Euresearch Network Office: infoeuresearch.ch . Subject: “Scientific Advisor: Energy/Space”. Deadline: 30 September 2018.

Phone031 380 60 05
Web www.euresearch.ch
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