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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
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  • Languages
    English German
  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
    • Province
      Space Applications Services
    • Date Posted
      February 26,2021
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    Space Resources Utilisation Scientist (M/F)

    Tasks and Responsibilities

    Provide support to ground-based research activities relating to Mars and space resources related research. This may include:

    • In-house scientific activities in ESA, including in a laboratory setting
    • Working with ESA staff, research fellows and ESA sponsored PhD students
    • Supporting interfaces with research activities undertaken outside of ESA and which have either been commissioned by ESA or are undertaken in cooperation with ESA.

    Additional activities:

    • Supporting the formulation of new research activities and concepts within ESA and with Topical Teams and other external scientific groups
    • Recording and tracking actions and requirements for activities in the team
    • Support the planning and coordination of interactions between members of the team
    • Supporting the benefit management, performance tracking and reporting processes of the HRE directorate.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • A PhD in chemical process and space resources utilisation, or relevant scientific domain
    • Professional experience in fundamental or applied research, in space resources utilisation processes
    • Demonstrated experience in coordination of scientific activities
    • Experience and/or familiarity with current ground and space research platforms, research and operations.

    The successful candidate will have the following skills

    • A proactive approach, with initiative and ability to work independently
    • Ability to:
      • Synthesise, summarise and draw conclusions
      • Adhere to strict standards of confidentiality
      • Work in distributed international teams
    • Strength to cope with schedules and deadlines
    • Excellent organisational and communication skills and attention to details
    • Excellent written and spoken English.

    What Do We Offer?

    • Working at a prestigious Customer location, in a growing company with Staff located in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands
    • A professional, pleasant atmosphere with motivated and passionate Staff, where autonomy and initiatives are encouraged
    • An interesting remuneration package with a relocation allowance, if applicable
    • A full-time position with an indefinite contract of employment.

    How To Apply?

    Please apply to this Job Advert by sending your CV and Motivation Letter (both in English) via our website (, to the attention of Mr. Olivier Lamborelle.

    Applications received through the Career page of our website are reviewed in priority.

    The candidate shall be eligible to work in the European Union or in possession of a European Blue Card for two or more years.

    We are looking for someone to start as of 19th April 2021.

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