|Location:||Cologne - Germany|
|Placed On:||24th June 2019|
|Closes:||31st July 2019|
The role of the Scientific coordinator is to support the Managing Director in organizing the institute to provide the optimal environment for research, and to provide general knowledge continuity between Managing Directors as each Managing Director serves a term of 3 years.
Key roles and responsibilities include
You have a background in biology and research preferably with a PhD in plant biology or related life sciences discipline. A BSc in a life science with a higher business degree (e.g. MBA) is also a desirable profile. You will have ideally 1-3 years’ experience in supporting management and / or operations of a research institute or equivalent entity. Highly relevant experience in an equivalent research institute can substitute for the scientific background. Fluency in both written and spoken English is essential as English is the official language of the Institute and fluency in German will be a strong asset.
Position and application:
The full-time position is available immediately. The initial contract is for 2 years with the expectation of prolongation depending on adequate performance and agreement of both candidate and institute. Salary and social benefits will be in accordance with the regulations of the German TVÖD Bund (salary agreement for public service employees).
The Max-Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individual. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.
Applicants are requested to send a full CV including a list of publications and a description of their professional/ research experience as well as at least 2 names of referees as a single PDF file by July 31, 2019 to Mr. Stefan Daniels (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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