|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|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:<firstname.lastname@example.org>
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