European XFEL is an international non-profit company located in the Hamburg area in Germany. It operates a 3.4 km-long X-ray laser, which produces X-rays of unique quality for studies in physics, chemistry, the life sciences, materials research and other disciplines. The diverse scientific facilities at European XFEL enable scientists from across the globe to carry out a wide range of experimental techniques.
To support the European XFEL directors, we are now looking for an
Assistant (f/m/d) to the Management Board
assist the Managing Directors in determining priorities and strategic items, handle highly confidential information with tact and political savvy
collect and prepare information for meetings and presentations
create meeting(s) timelines, prepare and distribute meeting notification, correspondence, agenda and materials, as well as subsequent updates
act as coordinator for collaborations with universities and other research organisations
collect societal and scientific impact- and key-performance indicators and prepare the reporting
compile various reports, documentations, presentations and speeches
take part in project-oriented activities, including research and projects with national and international collaboration partners
advanced university degree, preferably in a life-science discipline
experiences in science management, ideally gained in a publicly funded environment
strong project management competences
excellent English communication and presentation skills and the ability to work in a multi-lingual, multidisciplinary team
Working place will be Schenefeld in the Hamburg metropolitan area. General information on working in Germany, the Hamburg area and the European XFEL can be found here.
Become part of a vibrant international and multicultural team of scientists, engineers, technical and administrative staff. Be involved in cutting edge scientific and technical progress, participate in our international networks, and shape your life upon trust-based flexible working times and telecommuting options. Experience our atmosphere of tolerance and respect.
Salary and benefits are similar to those of public service organizations in Germany. In addition European XFEL provides a non-contributory company pension scheme, broad relocation benefits, as well as subsidized job-tickets and meals at our company restaurant. The European XFEL GmbH intends to achieve a widely international staff. Company language is English, non-German candidates hired from abroad receive an international allowance.
Reference number: A-167Duration: This appointment is limited to 4 years. An extension is possible.
Please apply online and provide a cover letter next to a CV in English, as well as your work certificates in one single pdf-file. The European XFEL GmbH is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women.