Scientific Outreach Officer


Are you a science communicator and would like to apply your skills in the dynamic environment of CERN and an international community of particle physicists? We are looking to recruit a scientific outreach officer who would work in CERN's education, communication and outreach group (IR-ECO), and who would contribute to CERN's outreach activities and support the International Particle Physics Outreach Group (IPPOG) as a scientific secretary and coordinator.

Among your tasks will be:

  • Organising of IPPOG meetings (preparation, minutes, follow up actions)
  • Supporting the IPPOG collaboration (assisting chairpersons)
  • Developing and maintaining IPPOG educational resource database
  • Participating in outreach activities of the IR-ECO group


  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Result oriented
  • Very good speaking and writing skills in English
  • Scientific background in (particle) physics would be an advantage

Training value

Developing organisational, management and communication skills in a challenging international research environment. Increasing knowledge about CERN's science, technology and international collaboration, as well as different methods for successful scientific outreach.

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