ELIXIR Director recruitment opens

The position of ELIXIR Director is open for applications, with the process overseen by a Director Search Committee on behalf of the ELIXIR Board and with the support of the executive search firm Perrett Laver.

Details of the position and the recruitment process are given in the vacancy announcement, the key steps are:

  • The applications will be considered by the Director Search Committee in mid-August
  • Longlisted candidates will be invited to interview with Perrett Laver in late August
  • Director Search Committee will subsequently meet to decide upon a shortlist in early September and will proceed with first round interviews during w/c 11th September
  • Final interviews will take place in the first half of October

Niklas Blomberg, ELIXIR’s founding Director, announced his departure in April, after 10 years with ELIXIR. He will be leaving at the end of 2023 to become Executive Director of the Innovative Health Initiative, based in Brussels.

The deadline for applications is 9am BST on Monday 7th August 2023.

For an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please contact Tadhg Waddington on +44 (0)207340 7369 or by sending an email to tadhg.waddington [at] perrettlaver.com.

Fri 30 June 2023