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2 Coordinator positions for two DFG-funded International Research Training Groups at IRI Life Sciences

Coordinator positions for International Research Training Group (IRTG 2403) "Dissection and Reengineering the Regulatory Genome" and IRTG 2290 "Crossing Boundaries: Molecular Interactions in Malaria"

Application closed!

Both positions are with salary E13 TVL-HU. For the IRTG 2403 (www.regulatory-genome.org) the position comes with 30 hours working time per week (75%) and for a coordinator for our IRTG 2290 (www.allianceberlincanberra.org) with 20 hours working time per week (50%). 


The IRTG coordinators will have the following responsibilities:

  • Manage all IRTG-related subjects in direct cooperation with the spokeperson. The coordinator will be the main contact person for all participating PIs and PhDs students.
  • Manage the overall budget of the project.
  • Coordinate the organisation and logistics of the training program (i.e. workshops, retreats and research stays abroad).
  • Prepare scientific, managerial and financial reports for the DFG.
  • Maintain the website
  • Ensure effective and timely exchange of information, material and financial accounts between partners, the Humboldt University administration, and the DFG.
  • For the IRTG2403: organise outreach program

Qualifications and experience: 
The candidate should have excellent organisational skills and enjoy working in an independent and pro-active manner as well as working across a broad range of functions in a dynamic environment. Effective multi-tasking and the ability to work to tight deadlines are also required. Demonstrated experience in preparation and/or management of research networks on is an advantage.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. An excellent standard of written and spoken English is mandatory, and German would be an advantage. The candidate should hold a PhD or equivalent qualification in life sciences or natural sciences.

Applications have to be in English (IRTG2403) or German (IRTG2290) and will be accepted exclusively via email to Stefanie Scharf (stefanie.scharf@iri-lifesciences.de) and should include as a single pdf document a letter of motivation, CV, and certificates and name two references.