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Job Announcements: ESF-Science Connect is hiring additional CoARA support (deadline: 4 September 2023)

Two exciting job vacancies in support of the CoARA Secretariat – apply now (deadline: 4 September 2023)

ESF-Science Connect is the appointed host of the CoARA Secretariat, and pleased to announce that thanks to the rapid growth and support of the Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA), ESF-Science Connect is now looking for a Project Officer and an Administrator in support of the CoARA Secretariat.

Project Officer CoARA

Download the vacancy here:  Project Officer – CoARA
We invite applications for an experienced and dynamic Project Officer to contribute to the management of the CoARA Boost project, including its Information System and support the work of the CoARA Programme Manager

Administrator CoARA

Download the vacancy here:  Administrator – CoARA
The mission of the position is to provide optimal administrative support to the day-to-day administration of science activities by supporting EC projects activities (CoARA Boost project), to provide budgetary and expenditure control of these activities and to provide support to the CoARA team

ESF-Science Connect is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the support of excellent science through partnerships and support to scientific programmes. We operate in the EU and wider European environment and collaborate with major scientific stakeholders. Find more info here:

CoARA is composed of more than 500 universities, research organisations, agencies involved in research assessment and other relevant organisations. These institutions commit to working together for systemic reform on the basis of common principles within an agreed timeframe, facilitating exchanges of information and mutual learning between all those willing to improve research assessment practices.

The CoARA Boost project has a duration of 36 months and has been funded by the European Commission as part of its Horizon Europe framework. The overarching objective of the CoARA Boost project is to contribute to enabling a systemic reform of assessment of research, researchers and research organisations that recognises the diverse outputs, practices and activities that maximise the quality and impact of research. CoARA Boost will: I) strengthen CoARA’s operational capacity, ii) catalyse knowledge development, policy evolution and institutional change in research assessment, iii) facilitate collection and exchange of good practices, iv) widen the Coalition’s membership in Europe and beyond.

The CoARA Secretariat looks very much forward welcoming new members to the team!

In case of any CoARA related questions, please feel free to reach out to info[at] Any HR / employment related questions can be forwarded to jobs[at]

Please send your application (cover letter + CV in English) by 4 September 2023 to jobs[at] quoting the following references:

  • Project Officer: “PO CoARA 2023”
  • Administrator: “ADMINC”

Interviews will be held in Strasbourg, France in September 2023.


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