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[Met-jobs] Science Project Manager Position at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Sat, 8 Jun 2013 16:59:40 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

We seek a scientific project manager to support activities of the
plant-atmosphere interactions (PAI) group at IMK-IFU. The manager will
be chiefly responsible for the administrative management of the EU-FP7
project “Land-use change: assessing the net climate forcing, and options
for climate change mitigation and adaptation” (subject to final approval
by the Commission, the project will start in autumn 2013) under guidance
of the project’s coordinator, as well as for general project management
of the PAI group.

The group’s activities are conducted in close collaboration with several
institutions across Europe and worldwide. The appointee must be willing
to travel, and have excellent spoken and written skills in communicating
in the English language.

Tasks include

1. Establishment and maintenance of the project website and preparation
of dissemination materials for scientists, policy makers and the
general public
2. Overseeing and coordinating the regular project scientific and
financial reporting
3. Preparation of project meetings
4. Communication with project participants
5. General support of the head of the PAI group with management of the
group’s diverse research activities
6. The position offers also scope for contributions to science
activities within the general project objectives, related to
global-scale modelling of terrestrial processes

Requirements

·Ph.D. or M.Sc. degree in an environmental sciences discipline, for
instance geography, meteorology, environmental sciences, plant
ecophysiology. Applications from candidates who are close to completion
of their Ph.D. or M.Sc. degree will also be considered

·Dependability, sense of responsibility, ability to meet firm deadlines,
enjoy working within a multi-disciplinary team from different countries

·Excellent communication skills, written and spoken English; knowledge
of German is an additional asset

·Previous knowledge in science management and EU Framework Programmes is
an advantage

Depending on the candidate’s qualifications, the position is suitable as
a part-time or full-time position (60-100%). The position will be
initially for two years, with possibility of extension based on
performance and availability of funds.

More information, and application requirementscan be found at
<http://imk-ifu.fzk.de/jobs.php>



Prof. Almut Arneth; head of Division Ecosystem-Atmosphere-Interactions

Institute ofMeteorology and Climate Research/ Atmospheric Environmental
Research;

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT/IMK-IFU); Kreuzeckbahnstr. 19; 82467

Garmisch-Partenkirchen,Germany. E-mail:<almut.arneth@kit.edu>




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