[Comp-neuro] Bernstein Network Computational Neuroscience: refilling the position of the Head of the National Coordination Site

Simone Cardoso de Oliveira cardoso at bcos.uni-freiburg.de
Wed Jan 30 08:48:12 CET 2013

The Bernstein Network Computational Neuroscience is refilling the 
position of the

*Head of the National Coordination Site*

The Bernstein Network is a German research network in the 
interdisciplinary field of Computational Neuroscience. It was initiated 
in 2004 by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) and 
connects over 200 research groups at more than 20 locations throughout 
Germany. The National Bernstein Coordination Site (BCOS) supports the 
network in all joint activities, represents the network nationally and 
internationally and is responsible for the joint press and 
public-relations work. Besides the position of its head announced here, 
BCOS consists of a scientific officer, a press and public relations 
officer and a project assistant.

Responsibilities of the BCOS head include:

  * Fostering the communication and scientific cooperation between the
    network partners and international contacts,
  * Organizational support for the yearly Bernstein Conference, planning
    and organization of further events and workshop,
  * Intensifying industry contacts
  * Support of young researchers and training
  * Development of long-term perspectives for theBernstein Network and
  * Contact to and service functions for the BMBF and the Project
    Agency, as well as contact to other funding agencies.**


The position comes with a broad spectrum of interesting tasks and offers 
numerous contacts and opportunities in a dynamic national and 
international research area.

Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent (preferentially in the 
neurosciences), own research experience and a good overview over the 
fields of ComputationalNeuroscience and Neurotechnology. Experience in 
third-party funded projects and science management is expected. An 
excellent command of the German and English languages is required, as 
well as an integrative personality with pronounced social skills and a 
high degree of self-initiative. The position entails travelling within 
Germany as well as occasional international travelling.

We seek to fill the position as soon as possible. Salary level is up to 
TV-L E 15. Employment is currently limited until August 2015, 
prolongation on the basis of additional funding is being sought.

Further information on the Bernstein Network and its activities can be 
found at: www.nncn.de.

Please direct your application (by February 15, 2013, one pdf file, < 5 
MB) and any inquiries to: Dr. Simone Cardoso de Oliveira 
(cardoso at bcos.uni-freiburg.de).


Dr. Simone Cardoso de Oliveira
Bernstein Network Computational Neuroscience
Head of the Bernstein Coordination Site (BCOS)
Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg
Hansastr. 9A
79104 Freiburg, Germany

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

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