The Department of computer science of the university of Tübingen in collaboration with the Max
Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems offers a position as a
Scientific Coordinator in ELISE (m/f/d, E 13 TV-L)
The employment will begin on 01.09.2020 for a period of three years.
ELLIS (European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems, https://ellis.eu) is a European AI
network of excellence. It focuses on fundamental science, technical innovation and societal impact. The
job opening is part of the ELISE project that has recently been established by ELLIS and is going to be
funded by the EU within the ICT-48 program.
Tasks and responsibilities
You will support, coordinate, and/or manage
scientific collaborations and scientific collaboration contracts
third party funding (proposals, planning, administration, reporting)
general administrative processes at the department
recruitment of excellent PhD students including preparation of advertisements and interviews
supporting students with organizational issues and keeping track of their achievements
The applicant should have completed an advanced degree (Master or equivalent, ideally 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) as well as the
willingness and capability to learn about the research topics.
Professional experience in running structured, international PhD programs and/or in research
administration would be an asset.
We expect that candidates would be prepared to do business trips in Europe as part of their job.
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 international
environment with regular opportunities for further education and training. The place of work will be
Your application (containing a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and relevant certificates) should be
sent in a single PDF file by July 10th to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject title
"Application: Scientific Coordinator in ELISE."
The University of Tübingen seeks to increase the number of women in areas where they
are under-represented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preference. The position, in principle, can be