26/11/2019
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Project Manager CECH - - Scientific Coordination

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Neurosciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    20/12/2019 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37,5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/01/2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    The Emerging Human Brain Cluster (Clúster Emergent del Cervell Humà - CECH). Co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

Applications are invited for a full-time project management position in The Emerging Human Brain Cluster (Clúster Emergent del Cervell Humà - CECH). The successful candidate would be integrated in the Center for Brain and Cognition (CBC) https://www.upf.edu/web/cbc and will assist the scientific coordinator, Prof. Salvador Soto-Faraco, head of the CBC Multisensory Reseach group, https://www.upf.edu/web/mrg Candidates with appropriate backgrounds in research project management are encouraged to apply. The position implies "exclusive dedication"

The Emerging Human Brain Cluster is part of the call for proposals for the allocation of co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to groups in emerging technologies for the development of valorisation projects and research transfer projects.

We seek candidates with solid experience managing research projects, preferably in the area of cognitive neuroscience and cognitive psychology.

The tasks that the successful candidate will carry out are framed within the coordination project, Project 0 – Coordination, activity 1, Scientific Coordination.

 

Position responsibilities:

- support the scientific coordinator, Prof. Salvador Soto-Faraco, in the scientific supervision of the CECH

- assist with project monitoring, reporting (internally and to the funding institute) and guaranteeing the correct development of the project globally

- specifically, assist the scientific coordinator in assuring that the project objectives are met

- assist in assuring that contractual obligations are met and consortium agreement is followed

- assist in the communication with the sub-project leaders to help assure that they carry out all required tasks and meet objectives

-help sub-project leaders coordinate the different institutions in their sub-projects

- help with the organization of project meetings with the scientific coordinator and sub-project leaders

- help detect and take measures to correct any project deviations

- interact with the UPF Research Service for the economic/administrative management of the project

- interact with UPF Technology Transfer Service

- assist with technology valorization and technology transfer activities

- assist with Communication and Dissemination activities

Candidate’s minimum requirements:

-experience as a project manager in R&D (2 years minimum experience expected)

-a proven ability to prioritise a varied workload and to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

-high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

-proactive, flexible and problem-solving attitude.

-team player and ability to work independently.

-excellent communication and inter-personal skills, including written communication.

-excellent level of English

Desired requirement:

-experience as a project manager in Neuroscience.

-experience as a project manager in a interdisciplinary, international research environment

The Center for Brain and Cognition is a highly interdisciplinary and active research environment. The position will be renewable on a yearly basis for up to 3 years. Information about the research center: www.upf.edu/web/cbc

How to apply: How to apply: Please send a cover letter and your CV to projectes.cbc@upf.edu by December 20, 2019 and mention that you are applying to ProjectManagerCBC FEDER in the subject line.

This position is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Conditions: Starting date: 1 January 2020

Duration of employment: 1 year. The position could be renewable.

 

Additional comments

Please send a cover letter and your CV to projectes.cbc@upf.edu by December 20, 2019 and mention that you are applying to ProjectManagerCBC FEDER in the subject line. If you have not been contacted within a month, you are not on the shortlist and your application is not being considered.

 

Project and Institution that finances the program: 

The Emerging Human Brain Cluster (Clúster Emergent del Cervell Humà - CECH). Co-financing from the European Regional Development

Duration of employment: 1 month. This could be renewable. 

 

Information about the research group: www.upf.edu/web/spb and about the research center: http://cbc.upf.edu

 

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Specific Requirements

First Stage researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD))

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Spain
Barcelona
Barcelona
Universitat Pompeu Fabra

EURAXESS offer ID: 466867

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