Director of the Science Support Center
Role Managed by:
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Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research
Salary & Benefits: Pay Grade 15 TV-L or A 15 LBesG NRW if the conditions under Civil Service Law are met
Closing Date: 06/01/2020
Formal Interview Date: end of January 2020/beginning of February 2020
We are one of the youngest universities in Germany and think in terms of possibilities rather than limitations. Located in the heart of the Ruhr metropolis, our 11 faculties develop ideas with a future. We are strong in research and teaching, we embrace diversity, promote potential and we are committed to genuine educational equality.
At the University of Duisburg-Essen, the position of
Director of the Science Support Center (m/f/o)
(Pay Grade 15 TV-L or A 15 LBesG NRW if the conditions under Civil Service Law are met)
needs to be filled as soon as possible.
The Science Support Center (SSC) supports the Rectorate in the (further) development and implementation of the Research Strategy of the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE). Additionally, it offers scientists a comprehensive range of services in the field of research management. More specifically, the SSC supports UDE’s researchers with their application for research funding within all major research funding programmes, with the development and exploitation of university intellectual property, and with setting up industry cooperation, spin-offs and start-ups. The SSC hosts the Graduate Center Plus, which bundles interdisciplinary qualification offers and programmes for the promotion of junior scientists.
The strategic tasks of the Director of the SSC include advising the Rectorate on the development of UDE's research profile and on fundamental issues related to research and research funding, supervising strategic research partnerships and developing strategies for research-based technology transfer. The operational tasks include the management of SSC staff and budget and the representation of the SSC both inside and outside the University.
What we offer
Starting date: as soon as possible
Duration of contract: indefinite
Working hours: full-time position
Application deadline: 6 January 2020
It is the aim of the University of Duisburg-Essen to promote diversity among its employees (see http://www.uni-due.de/diversity). In the event of equal qualifications, precedence will be given to women, in accordance with the state's equality law. Applications from suitably qualified disabled candidates and equals, in accordance with § 2 paragraph 3 of German Social Code IX, are desirable.
Perrett Laver is assisting the Selection Committee of the University of Duisburg-Essen during the appointment process. If you require more information about the advertised position or would like to speak to someone in person, our advisor Dr Annabelle McLaren-Thomson will be happy to help you and can be contacted on 0031 20 2404370 or by email at email@example.com.
To apply, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ (reference 4432). The closing date for applications is 9am CET on 6 January 2020. In submitting an online application, as an applicant you consent to your data being processed and stored electronically.
Applications will be considered by the Selection Committee on 14 January 2020 and selected candidates will be invited for formal interviews taking place end of January 2020/beginning February 2020.