The Department of computer science of the university of Tübingen in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems offers a position as a
Scientific Coordinator in ELISE (m/f/d, E 13 TV-L)
The employment will begin on 01.09.2020 for a period of three years.
Tasks and responsibilities
You will support, coordinate, and/or manage
- scientific collaborations and scientific collaboration contracts
- third party funding (proposals, planning, administration, reporting)
- scientific visits (PhD students, interns, sabbaticals, talks, etc.)
- press contacts and press releases
- budget planning
- preparation of evaluation reports
- preparation for steering board meetings
- maintenance of the website, application portal
- demonstrations, external visits, presentations
- workshops and other internal and external events
- general administrative processes at the department
- recruitment of excellent PhD students including preparation of advertisements and interviews
- supporting students with organizational issues and keeping track of their achievements
- The applicant should have completed an advanced degree (Master or equivalent, ideally a PhD) in natural sciences, engineering and/or related fields.
- Knowledge of standard software packages is required.
- We expect very good command of both English and German (at least C1 level) as well as the willingness and capability to learn about the research topics.
- Professional experience in running structured, international PhD programs and/or in research administration would be an asset.
- We expect that candidates would be prepared to do business trips in Europe as part of their job.
Your application (containing a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and relevant certificates) should be sent in a single PDF file by July 10th to Kerstin McGaughey firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject title “Application: Scientific Coordinator in ELISE.”
The University of Tübingen and the Max Planck Society seek to increase the number of women in areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preference. The position, in principle, can be shared.