The Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems offers a position as a

Research Coordinator in ELLIS (m/f/div)

About us

ELLIS (European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems) is a European AI network of excellence. It focuses on fundamental science, technical innovation and societal impact. ELLIS brings together leading scientists engaged in the research fields of machine learning and modern AI. ELLIS is co-funded by the Tübingen AI Center, one of five German national Centers of excel-lence for research on artificial intelligence.

Tasks and responsibilities

You will support, coordinate, and/or manage

  • Different scientific activities in the ELLIS network and research cooperation with academ-ic and industrial partners.
  • Third party funding (proposals, planning, administration, reporting).
  • Communication with funding agencies and stakeholders.
  • Scientific visits (PhD students, interns, talks, etc.).
  • Budget planning.
  • Preparation of evaluation reports.
  • External visits, presentations.
  • Workshops and other internal and external events.
  • General administrative processes.
  • Supporting scientists with different organizational tasks.

Your profile

  • Completed scientific higher education (Master degree or equivalent, preferably a PhD) in natural sciences, engineering and/or related fields.
  • Knowledge of standard software packages is required
  • We expect very good command of both English and German (at least C1 level).
  • Professional experience in science management would be an asset.
  • We expect that candidates would be prepared to do business trips in Europe as part of their job.
  • Very strong management and organizational skills.
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills.

    Our offer

    You will work closely and collaboratively with scientists, other research coordinators, students, programmers, administrative staff, IT support, and central scientific facilities to help achieve the scientific goals of the ELLIS initiative.

    We offer highly interesting, challenging and varied tasks at the interface between science and administration in a highly topical field of research. A dedicated team awaits you in an interna-tional environment with regular opportunities for further education and training.

    Salaries will be based on experience according to TVöD guidelines. An initial contract will be of-fered for two years, with the possibility of extension. This is a full-time position. The work loca-tion will be at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen.

    Your application

    The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. Further-more, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. The Max Planck Soci-ety strives for gender equality and diversity. We welcome applications from any background.

    Inquiries should be sent to info@ellis.eu.

    The position is available at the earliest convenience and will be open until filled. Preference will be given to applications received by 15.09.2022. Please upload your application as a single pdf-file under the following link:
    https://jobs.is.mpg.de/y7xah
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