30/06/2021
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Postdoctoral position - Designing and developing a long-term Research-plan


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Université de Bretagne Occidentale
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Management sciences
    Other
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/09/2021 00:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    France › Brest
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    36h40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    03/01/2022
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Université de Bretagne Occidentale (UBO) and its 5 partners (Cadiz, Gdansk, Kiel, Malta and Split) form the European Alliance SEA-EU (https://sea-eu.org/), winner of the first Erasmus+ "European Universities" call for projects for the period 2019-2022.

In January 2021, the Alliance launched the ReSEArch-EU programme to focus on the research component of the SEA-EU Alliance. This programme, fully integrated in the Alliance’s long-term strategy is a Horizon2020 project, funded under a SWAFS (Science with and for Society) call, and will run for 3 years.

You will be mainly involved in the task dedicated to ‘Designing and developing a SEA-EU long-term research plan’.

You will work closely with Vice-Presidents (Vice-Rectors), researchers of the SEA-EU universities, as well as the Alliance’s coordination team.

 

 

 

TASKS:

Research and analysis:

  • Participate in or oversee the collection, pooling, assessment and analysis of data
  • Research, analyse, understand and write concisely about complex research issues
  • Supports the development of an inventory on the current state of Research by conducting research for information, overseeing interviews and fact-based quantitative analysis
  • Identify improvement opportunities within the Alliance as well as key issues, key factors of success, other drivers and trends that could impact the Research sector, at present and in the future

 

Communication:

  • Liaise and communicate with other stakeholders
  • Communicate research findings, produce written reports and make presentations
  • Provide high-level, evidence-based strategic advice

More Information

Benefits

Indicative gross monthly salary : starting at 3.000€

Choice of 4.5 or 5 working days per week

45 days annual leave

Possibility of working from home up to two days a week

 

Eligibility criteria

Selection process

  • Application deadline: 30/09/2021
  • Application file: CV + cover letter
  • E-mail address for application: drh@univ-brest.fr

Additional comments

Contact(s) :

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Management sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Other
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Management sciences: PhD or equivalent
    Other: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent
    FRENCH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Required experience :

  • Experience of working in research, preferably in an international environment
  • Significant knowledge and experience of Research (in France and/or abroad)
  • A post-doctorate or Research Management experience would be an added-value
  • Demonstrated success in the delivery of research projects

Background knowledge :

  • Organisation and operations of the French and European Higher Education system
  • Organisation and funding of Research in France and Europe
  • Understanding of the general European policies, especially in terms of Research and Innovation, and of the way European bodies
  • Scientific literacy

Specific Requirements

Operationnal skills :

  • Research and analytical skills
    • Capacity to compare and contrast different organisations
    • Ability to research, assemble, manage and manipulate information
    • Capable to interpret data and make it understandable to others
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of packages, including Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Access, Excel and Adobe programs. Experience with basic statistics tools and software would be appreciated.
  • Communication:
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, particularly those acquired in working with remote stakeholders
    • Intercultural communication and interpretation skills

Behavioural skills:

  • Results orientated and organised with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines
  • Strategic and innovative thinking
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • High level of initiative

The activity involves numerous exchanges within and outside the institution. It may require travel.

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Université de Bretagne Occidentale
France
Brest
3 rue des Archives CS 93837

EURAXESS offer ID: 658459

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