[Comp-neuro] Open position in scientific coordination / management, Bernstein Network, Germany

Simone Cardoso de Oliveira cardoso at bcos.uni-freiburg.de
Fri Dec 5 08:38:53 CET 2008

The Bernstein Coordination Site of the National Bernstein Network 
Computational Neuroscience (NNCN) is looking for a

*Junior Scientist in Scientific Coordination / Management*

(full time, ranked according to salary level TV-L E13 of the German 
public employee system)

The Bernstein Network currently consists of about 180 research groups at 
20 locations all over Germany, performing basic and applied research in 
all areas of Computational Neuroscience. Its research projects are 
funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

The Bernstein Coordination Site supports the activities of the NNCN and 
contributes to its overall efficiency and international visibility by 
the professional organization of joint events and public relations 
activities. Beyond that, it serves as a liaison body between the NNCN, 
the Federal Ministry (BMBF) and the Project Management Office (PT- DLR).

Applicants should hold a PhD in neuroscience or a related field and 
should be interested in scientific coordination and management as well 
as public relations work. The position offers the opportunity to gain 
experience in these up-and-coming fields, to contribute own ideas and to 
form national and international contacts.

The post holder will support the exchange between network members by 
organizing joint scientific events and meetings. He/she will contribute 
to public relations activities by organizing events and exhibitions for 
the scientific and non-scientific public and by active communication 
with the public. He/she will write texts (esp. news and events) for the 
Bernstein Newsletter and will actively develop the contents of the 
network’s website (www.nncn.de <http://www.nncn.de>) further. In 
addition, he/she supports the Head of the Bernstein Coordination Site in 
all further activities. The position involves national and international 
travelling to network partners, funding organizations and conferences.

In accordance with the job description, reliable knowledge in relevant 
computer applications, competent communication skills and flexibility 
are major prerequisites. An excellent command of the English and German 
languages (written and oral) is essential. More information can be found 
under: www.nncn.de <http://www.nncn.de>. The post is currently limited 
until 2012.

Please send your electronic application (pdf) until January 6, 2009 to:
info at bcos.uni-freiburg.de.

Dr. Simone Cardoso de Oliveira

Bernstein Coordination Site (BCOS) of the
National Network Computational Neuroscience 
Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg
Hansastr. 9A
79104 Freiburg, Germany

phone: +49-761-203-9583
fax:   +49-761-203-9585

cardoso at bcos.uni-freiburg.de

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