Officer for Strategic Support of Research Grant Applications (f/m/d)
Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ)
The DKFZ is committed to increase the proportion of women in all areas and positions in which women are underrepresented. Qualified female applicants are therefore particularly encouraged to apply.
Among candidates of equal aptitude and qualifications, a person with disabilities will be given preference.
To apply for a position please use our online application portal (www.dkfz.de).
We ask for your understanding that we cannot return application documents that are sent to us by post (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Personalabteilung, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg) and that we do not accept applications submitted via email. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
The German Cancer Research Center is the largest biomedical research institution in Germany. With more than 3,000 employees, we operate an extensive
scientific program in the field of cancer research.
The Grants Office of the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) is seeking an
Officer for Strategic Support of Research Grant Applications
The Grants Office is seeking to expand its team by appointing an officer for strategic advice and support of scientists applying for research grants.
Duties and responsibilities
Provide information, guidance, and individual support for DKFZ scientists seeking suitable funding programs for their research (e.g. German, EU, and international funding programs)
Assist scientists in preparing the strategic orientation and content of their third-party-funded grant applications
Organize and carry out workshops and information events for various target groups on relevant topics related to third-party funding and grant applications
Support of the DKFZ Management Board in strategic matters relating to funding programs (strategic position papers, applications, liaison with the Brussels Office of the Helmholtz Association and the DKFZ Office in Berlin)
Provide text modules for grant applications, as needed by scientists
Close collaboration with other team members of the Grants Office during proposal phase and project administration as well as with other relevant administrative departments
Post-graduate university degree in a relevant discipline in natural sciences or humanities, preferably at PhD level, or equivalent knowledge and experience
Several years of relevant experience in the acquisition and administration of third-party-funded research projects
Proven experience and knowledge of German and international research funding programs (in particular EU)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work effectively in a team
Service-minded work ethos, capacity to work in an intercultural setting
Strong organizational skills
Excellent knowledge of MS Office; experience with SAP desirable
Very fluent spoken and written German and English essential
Interesting, versatile workplace
International, attractive working environment
Campus with modern state-of-the-art infrastructure
Salary according to TV-L including social benefits
Possibility to work part-time
Flexible working hours
Comprehensive further training program
The position is limited to 2 years with the possibility of prolongation. The position can in principle be part-time.
The DKFZ is subject to the regulations of the Infection
Protection Act (IfSG). As a consequence, only persons who
present proof of immunity against measles as well as against
COVID-19 may work at the DKFZ.
For further information please contact
Dr. Johannes Kapeller, phone +49 (0)6221/42-2716 or
Dr. Susan Kentner, phone +49 (0)6221/42-1658.