Mission and Values

Living the values of the ESF

Excellence, Openness, Responsiveness, Pan-European, Ethical Awareness. 

Human Resources will successfully support the ESF’s Strategic Plan by ensuring we have:


  • An appealing place to work attracting top-level science managers, science administrators and administration staff.
  • The right scientific and administrative competencies. 
  • A continuous focus on a high level of professionalism.
  • More flexibility in employment conditions to enable ESF to respond effectively to an increased number of externally funded activities
  • Continues to strengthen the international profile of our staff with 20 nationalities currently represented
  • Remuneration – competitive salaries and hiring offers