Job Offer from January 25, 2021
Job Offer from January 25, 2021
The Department for Sensory and Sensorimotor Systems of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics studies the processing of sensory information (visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory) in the brain and the use of this information for directing body movements and making cognitive decisions. The research is highly interdisciplinary, and uses theoretical and experimental approaches, including human psychophysics, and animal behaviour, imaging, electrophysiology, and computational modelling.
Department website: www.lizhaoping.org
We are currently looking for a
to join us at the next possible opportunity.
We are looking for an experienced Lab Manager to provide support to the Head of Department in strategic planning and management of the Department, the day to day operations of the Department, and to provide effective administration with a focus on facilitating successful research, finance and human resource issues.
This post requires a person with excellent interpersonal, organisational, and communication skills, with a proven ability to use tact and discretion, whilst remaining calm and able to manage multiple deadlines. The post holder must have the ability to use initiative and adopt a flexible approach to the work. Previous experience of working in senior administration, including Higher Education is essential. A scientific background and staff management experience would be an advantage.
A good amount of technical prowess is useful due to the lab equipment upkeep portion of the lab manager's duties.
We offer highly interesting, challenging and varied tasks; you will work closely and collaboratively with scientists, students, programmers, administrative staff, and IT support to help achieve the scientific goals of the department. A dedicated team awaits you in an international environment with regular opportunities for further education and training. The salary is paid in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVÖD), based on qualification and experience and will include social security benefits and additional fringe benefits in accordance with public service provisions. This position is initially limited to two years, with the possibility of extensions and a permanent contract.
The Max Planck Society seeks to employ more handicapped people and strongly encourages them to apply. Furthermore, we actively support the compatibility of work and family life. The Max Planck Society also seeks to increase the number of women in leadership positions and strongly encourages qualified women to apply. The Max Planck Society strives for gender equality and diversity.
Your application must contain a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and relevant certificates. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.
The position is available immediately and will be open until filled. Preference will be given to applications received by 31 March, 2021. We look forward to receiving your application (including a cover letter, your CV, relevant certificates, and three names and contacts for reference letters) by E-Mail in PDF format (in one file) to: firstname.lastname@example.org, where also informal inquiries can be addressed.