Coordinator for the field of Research Data Management

  • Contract
  • Germany
  • Posted 1 week ago

Forschungszentrum Jülich

Your Job:

  • You will coordinate our activities in the German national research data infrastructure for plant sciences in the NFDI (DataPLANT, FAIRagro) and be in close contact with the German ELIXIR node de.NBI and the European EOSC project
  • You will be involved in the organization of project meetings, training sessions and workshops
  • You will be involved in the design, assignment and monitoring of tasks for an interdisciplinary team of scientists
  • You have the possibility for conception and direction of own research projects, including the acquisition of funding, as well as supervision of PhD students and postdoctoral researchers

Your Profile:

  • PhD in bioinformatics, computer science, data science, life science or similar
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Very good skills in managing scientific projects
  • Profound knowledge and experience in data managements topics
  • Good publication record and experience in writing project reports
  • Established contacts into the scientific community
  • Structured and analytical thinking as well as a systematic, careful working method
  • Very good skills in software design and development are a plus
  • Excellent communication skills in English are mandatory
  • Working knowledge of German is necessary

Our Offer:

We work on the very latest issues that impact our society and are offering you the chance to actively help in shaping the change! We support you in your work with:

  • A large research campus with green spaces, offering the best possible means for networking with colleagues and pursuing sports alongside work
  • Extensive further training offer
  • A wide range of offers for combining work and family
  • Flexible working hours in a full-time position with the option of slightly reduced working hours
  • 30 days of annual leave and provision for days off between public holidays and weekends (e.g. between Christmas and New Year)
  • Targeted services for international employees, e.g. through our International Advisory Service

We offer you an exciting and varied role in an international and interdisciplinary working environment. The position is for a fixed term of 2 years, with possible long-term prospects. Salary and social benefits will conform to the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (TVöD-Bund), pay group 13, depending on the applicant’s qualifications and the precise nature of the tasks assigned to them.

We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds, e.g. in terms of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation / identity, and social, ethnic and religious origin. A diverse and inclusive working environment with equal opportunities in which everyone can realize their potential is important to us.

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