[Comp-neuro] Scientific Program Officer at INCF

Raphael Ritz raphael.ritz at incf.org
Mon Jun 13 13:12:51 CEST 2011

Scientific Program Officer at the INCF Secretariat, Stockholm, Sweden

Program Officer, with a neuroscientific background, business
oriented thinking and driving force management merits.

The International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF)
was launched in 2005, following a proposal by the Global Science
Forum of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
(OECD). The mission of INCF is to build and coordinate an open
international infrastructure to integrate heterogeneous neuroscience
data and knowledge bases and enable new insights from analysis,
modeling and simulation.

We are looking for an individual with a background in neuroscience
and management for a position as a Program Officer at the INCF
Secretariat in Stockholm, Sweden. The Program Officer will play a
key role in identifying relevant outcomes from scientific workshops,
strategy meetings, conferences and other internal and external forums,
business and taking the best of these values into operational
implementation as projects under the INCF programs.

Overall, this candidate will coordinate efforts across the INCF network
and interact with relevant experts with respect to the progress of the
scientific INCF programs. Responsibilities will include strategic and
tactical planning of the programs, documentation of their progress and
operations, establishment of contracts with follow-up of deliverables.
This position reports directly to the Executive Director. This position
involves approximately 30% travel and will require working hours during
evenings and occasional weekends.

Excellent social and communication skills are necessary for this role.
The abilities to balance perspectives, prioritize, and maintain focus
are also crucial. Program Officers at INCF hold different domain expertise.
For this position, a solid neuroscience background is required.
Experience as a program officer and a manager are assets.
Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

We are looking forward to receiving your application to

   jobs at incf.org

as soon as possible, no later than July 10, 2011.
Applications should contain a CV and a cover letter including statement
of interest and minimum three references.

INCF Secretariat, Karolinska Institutet,
Nobels väg 15 A, SE-171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel: +46 8 524 87 093
Fax: +46 8 524 87 094
E-mail: jobs at incf.org




Dr. Raphael Ritz
Scientific Officer

International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility
Karolinska Institutet
Nobels väg 15 A
SE-171 77  Stockholm

Email: raphael.ritz at incf.org
Phone: +46 8 524 87017
Fax: +46 8 524 87150
web: www.incf.org

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