The Tübingen AI Center is part of the success story of the Germany’s strategy for artificial intelligence. It is one of the five national Centers of excellence for
research on artificial intelligence. The Tübingen AI Center is a research institute for machine learning, jointly operated by the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent
Systems and the University of Tübingen. The Tübingen AI Center is an integral part of Cyber Valley and closely related to the European Laboratory for Learning and
To help build the Tübingen AI Center, the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems seeks to hire a
Center Coordinator (m/f/div)
Your Tasks and Responsibilities
Supporting the board of directors in all matters of planning, including the strategic development of the Tübingen AI Center
Preparing budget plans, proposals, and evaluation reports, and communicating with funding agencies (BMBF, MWK)
Planing and managing the recruiting process for new research group leaders, including supporting infrastructure and resources
Organizing internal funding programs
Coordinating scientific activities and research cooperation with academic and industry partners, including collaboration contracts
Coordinating with related initiatives including Cyber Valley and ELLIS
Liaising with relevant stakeholders from universities and research institutions, including key partners in Germany’s national AI strategy
Preparing presentations and organizing scientific events
Overseeing daily administrative tasks
These tasks and responsibilities are handled in close cooperation with the Tübingen AI Center office at the University of Tübingen.
Ideally, you have a background in natural sciences or engineering (computer science, mathematics, physics, or similar field)
Excellent command of both German and English (at least C1 level)
Ideally, experience in public or private research management or experience in industry research
Very strong management and organizational skills and experience in project management
Great interpersonal and communication skills
You are a team player and you work in an independent and responsible way
A high level of resilience and professionalism
You will become part of the Scientific Coordination Office at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and work closely with administrative staff, other research coordinators, scientist, and the Tübingen AI Center office at the University of Tübingen to help achieve the scientific goals of the Center. Salaries will be competitive and based on experience according to TVöD guidelines. An initial contract will be offered for two years with the possibility of extension. This is a full-time position.
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. Furthermore, 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 Society strives for gender equality and diversity. We welcome applications from any background.
Inquiries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The position is available at the earliest convenience and will be open until filled. Preference will be given to applications received by July 8, 2022. Please upload your application as a single PDF file online
or as a hard copy application to:
Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems Eva Lämmerhirt Max-Planck-Ring 4 72076 Tübingen Germany