Dr. Anke Henning
Research Group leader
MRC Department
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Part time or HiWi position for administrative support of an EU project

The High-Field MR Center (MRC) at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen / Germany invites applications for a part time (HiWi) position to support the administration and coordination of an EU funded collaborative research project. The specific tasks include organization of the annual meeting in Tübingen and meetings of subgroups during the year, administrative support with regard to EU formalities, distribution of information to all partners and tasks related to public relation and marketing.

The project is part of a collaborative effort to develop a clinical decision support system based on quantitative multi-modal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) funded by the European Union and will hence require cooperation with partners in Tübingen, Switzerland, the Netherlands and the UK.

The MRC Department employs about 50 people and is equipped with two human whole body Siemens MRI systems (3 T and 9.4 T) and one Bruker 14.1 T rodent MRI scanner, a computation cluster, a RF lab and a biochemical lab for MR contrast agent development. The MRC Department is also affiliated to the Department of Neuroimaging and MR-Physics at the University Hospital Tübingen, which allows implementation and application of new MR techniques within a clinical setting at the 3T whole body Siemens research systems.

Applicants for this position should have good organizational, communication and English language skills, be able to work independently, get acquainted with new methods and knowledge quickly and be able to work in a team with university professors, software engineers, postdocs and PhD students. Especially students in the field of business administration with interest in project management and event management or part-time workers with professional experience in the administrative field are welcome to apply.

The position is available from September 1st 2015 on and intended for a period of 5 years with approximately 8 working hours per week or 32 working hours per month. Payment is in line with the regulations of the Max Planck Society for HiWi´s or according to TL-V West EG 8 depending on the qualification. The position is available until filled.

The Max Planck Society is an equal opportunity employer: women, elder people, people from minority groups and handicapped individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a letter of motivation, a curriculum vitae including a sufficiently detailed description of previous work experience especially in the field of administration, coordination, event management, public relation or marketing, professional certificates or transcripts of grades for bachelor or master students; a minimum of two reference letters and related contact details of the referees.

All materials should be sent to Opens window for sending emailanke.henning - at - electronically or to

Dr. Anke Henning
Research Group leader
MRC Department
Max-Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Spemannstrasse 41
72076 Tübingen

Further information on the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics and the positions on offer can be obtained at Opens internal link in current and via Opens window for sending emailanke.henning - at -
Last updated: Monday, 13.07.2015