Exciting opportunity to work in one of the most important European research projects
Student / Graduate Assistant in project management
14.03.2017, Studentische Hilfskräfte, Praktikantenstellen, Studienarbeiten
At Technische Universität München (TUM), Department of Informatics, chair of Robotics and Embedded Systems (Prof. Knoll), we participate in the EU flagship Human Brain Project (HBP). For the project we are looking at the earliest date possible for a student / graduate assistant for up to 20 hours per week.
As the extended arm of the European Commission we organise open calls for scientific projects, where we manage the entire process from defining the scope of the call, over promoting it, organising the evaluations, up to the funding suggestion for the European Commission. The current runtime of the project is until February 2018, with view to extension.
You will be responsible for assisting the project management with:
- The development of call texts and guidelines for applicants
- The publication of the calls
- The selection and contracting of external experts
- The organisation of expert meetings
- Interest in scientific project management
- The ability to structure complex processes and procedures according to instructions
- An open, communicative personality for being in contact with applicants from different scientific communities
- Fluency in written and spoken English
- A high sense of responsibility and the ability to work self-reliant
- The willingness to learn - a lot
- If applicable, interest in public relations and advertising
- A decent salary in accordance with the standards for student or graduate assistants at TUM
- An amazingly steep learning curve
- Exciting tasks and the ability to really make a difference
- A place in an encouraging environment within an interdisciplinary scientific and management team
Please send your CV and motivation letter together with your certificates/references in one PDF file to Sebastian Weisenburger (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications received by 31st March 2017 will receive full consideration.
TUM has been pursuing the strategic goal of substantially increasing the diversity of its staff. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, TUM explicitly encourages nominations of and applications from women as well as from all others who would bring additional diversity dimensions to the university’s research and teaching strategies. International candidates are highly encouraged to apply.