Scientific Project Manager (f/m/diverse)

Helmholtz-Center München - German Research Center for Environmental Health (HMGU) - HMGU - Helmholtz Association

Neuherberg bei München, Bavaria, Germany

Work group:

Institute for Diabetes and Regenerations Research


Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts


Starting date:

01.01.2019


Contract time limit:

31.12.2020


Job description:

As German Research Center for Environmental Health, Helmholtz Zentrum München pursues the goal of developing personalized medical approaches for the prevention and therapy of major common diseases such as diabetes mellitus, allergies and lung diseases. To achieve this, it investigates the interaction of genetics, environmental factors and lifestyle.

Our mission

The lack or dysfunction of insulin-producing ß-cells causes type I or type II diabetes, respectively. The mission of the Institute of Diabetes and Regeneration Research (IDR) is to develop ß-cell replacement and regenerative therapeutic approaches to treat both forms of diabetes.

To coordinate and administer our various third-party funded research projects, we now seek a highly qualified and motivated

Scientific Project Manager (f/m/diverse)
2018/0546

Job Description

The IDR science management team provides comprehensive administrative support to IDR scientists, giving them room to focus on their full creative potential. The successful candidate will manage intramural projects as well as projects funded by German, European and International agencies. This includes strategic planning, scientific coordination and monitoring of scientific progress as well as the preparation of financial and scientific reports. You will work at the interface with the IDR scientists, the central offices in the administration of the HMGU, external scientific and industrial partners, as well as national and international funding agencies. You will ensure through strategic planning that the quality, regulatory and contractual requirements are met. Furthermore, you will organize and attend scientific project meetings and workshops in Munich and abroad, and support our public relations work.

Your profile

The successful applicant must have the following:

Master degree in natural sciences, preferably with a doctorateFlexible, solution-oriented and independent way of workingExtensive experience in scientific management with a focus on research fund administration and finances and coordination of interdisciplinary research units and pharmaceutical companiesStrong experience in coordination of multi-institutional research platforms and of joint studies between universities and research centres (non-university)Strong organizational and management skillsExperience with independent writing of scientific textsExcellent communication and presentation skillsCollaborative spirit and ability to work on a highly international and interdisciplinary teamFlexible, solution-oriented, and able to work independently Excellent command of German and English in spoken and written form Solid IT skills (MS Office, reference manager, research tools, funding agency portals etc.)Experience in project and quality management (GLP, GCCP, GMP) as well as in editorial work are advantageous.Skills or background in business are an advantage

Our Offer

At the Helmholtz Zentrum München, you can contribute together with leading researchers to the investigation of the development, prevention and treatment of environmental diseases such as diabetes, chronic lung diseases and allergies. In order to further promote your professional development, we offer extensive and targeted research training and career programmes. We support the reconciliation between work and private life with flexible working time models, occupational health management, day care facility for children, a childcare subsidy, Elder Care, as well as other counseling and support services.

Remuneration and benefits are in accordance with the collective agreement for the public service (EG 13 TV EntgO Bund).

The position is (initially) limited to two years, the possibility of a longer-term perspective exists.

As a holder of the Total E-Quality Award, we promote equality of opportunity. In order to increase the proportion of women in management positions, we would be pleased to receive corresponding applications. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application.


Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: Helmholtz-2018/0546

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