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Eurodoc Vacancy: Team Member in the OPUS Project

Eurodoc Vacancy

We are looking for a project team member to be hired at the earliest convenience. The new position is part of the Open Universal Science (OPUS) project funded by the European Commission under project no. 101058471. The downloadable pdf with the position description is at the bottom of this page.

Context and background information

The Open and Universal Science (OPUS) project develops measures to reform the assessment of research and researchers at Research Performing Organisations (RPOs) and Research Funding Organisations (RFOs) to incentivise and reward researchers to take up Open Science practices in a wide sense of the term. 

The OPUS Objectives are:

  1. Conduct a comprehensive state-of-the-art on existing literature and initiatives for Open Science
  2. Develop a comprehensive set of tools to implement Open Science at RPOs and RFOs
  3. Develop realistic indicators and metrics to monitor and drive Open Science at RPOs and RFOs
  4. Test the interventions and indicators and metrics via action plans in pilots at RPOs and RFOs
  5. Utilise a stakeholder-driven feedback loop to develop, monitor, refine, and validate actions
  6. Synthesise outcomes into policy briefs and a revised OS-CAM2 for research(er) assessment

Eurodoc particularly collaborates in the state of the art on Open Science incentives, metrics, and indicators, as well as in drafting and disseminating policy recommendations.


The new team member will be responsible for carrying out the OPUS project activities related to Eurodoc, which includes:

  • Communicating project activities to Eurodoc stakeholders;
  • Contribution to policy analyses, assessing the state-of-the-art, and synthesizing outcomes into policy briefs;
  • Content preparation for social media and other communication activities;
  • Monitoring and evaluating project activities;
  • Project reporting (technical and administrative);
  • Contribution to the dissemination and exploitation of project results; 
  • Participating in online project meetings and selected presence consortium meetings;
  • Co-creation of follow-up projects, grant submissions and activities.


The following profile is expected from the candidate:

  • Good communication and networking skills;
  • Good Understanding of the Research Ecosystem, Open Science practices in all their variety, Research assessment and reward systems;
  • Experience in science policy activities;
  • Experience with dissemination activities;
  • Experience in project evaluation (survey design, delivery, and analysis);
  • The readiness to join an interdisciplinary team to work on developing new initiatives in doctoral support and education.


The following is offered with the announced position:

  • Contractual period from July 2023 until August 2025;
  • Internal service contract with a daily rate of 300 EUR (gross) including VAT (if applicable) with approx. 100 days for the project duration, or alternatively
  • Regular employment contract under Belgian law at equivalent financial conditions (gross employer costs) as above.
  • Flexible working hours (depending on project activities);
  • Being part of a pan-European association and an interdisciplinary research team focussing on researcher career frameworks and sustainable employment.


You can contact Sebastian Dahle, Eurodoc Vice President, (sebastian.dahle@eurodoc.net) for more information.

Application procedure

Your application file consists of:

  • A brief motivation letter
  • Your Curriculum vitae

Please include the following consent of personal data processing:

I hereby give consent for my personal data to be processed by Eurodoc for the purpose of conducting recruitment for the position for which I am applying.

You can apply for this job no later than 07.06.2023, 23:59:59 CET by email to sebastian.dahle@eurodoc.net 

Eurodoc seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish, regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support, please contact us at sebastian.dahle@eurodoc.net.