Secretary-General — HFSP

 Strasbourg, France


The Board of Trustees (Board) of the International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSP) invites applications and nominations for the position of Secretary-General.

HFSP seeks to appoint a visionary scientist able to lead HFSP into the future through a rapidly changing scientific and research funding environment. 

The new Secretary-General will build further HFSP’s prestigious reputation as the leading body in support of international collaboration in life sciences research.

HFSP takes a worldwide approach in the spirit of science without borders to promote and fundbasic research focused on the elucidation of the sophisticated and complex mechanisms of living organisms for the benefit of all humankind, through international cooperation”. HFSP supports research grant and fellowship funding programs that enable international collaboration in innovative, cutting edge and high-risk research at the frontiers of the life sciences.

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The appointment begins in July 2021. The contract will be for 3 years, renewable once.


Salary will be negotiated in accord with HFSP’s salary policy.

To Apply

Applications, accompanied by a CV, or enquiries should be sent to nderry@​wittkieffer.​com and eyeckley@​wittkieffer.​com.

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