Project Coordinator with a background in archaeology
to start as soon as possible.
- Consultation and strategic planning of project actions
- Follow-up on project-related publications and outreach measures
- Scientific and financial reporting in German and English
- Communication with funding bodies and project members
- Facilitating communication with administrative, financial, and scientific sections of the Institute about all project-related actions and outcomes
- Administrative support of the Institute’s third-party funded projects (ERC, BMBF, DFG etc.)
- Preparation of audits and financial statements
- Preparation of cost calculations and budget plans for grant applications
- Supervision of cost incurrences and spending structures of running projects in accordance with the guidelines
- Support of the director of the Archaeogenetics Department in his scientific communication with archaeologists, including correspondence with cooperation partners and management of archaeological samples
- A degree in archaeology, anthropology, genetics or another field related to the institute’s research profile
- Solid experience in managing big third-party projects
- Strong command of written and spoken English and German
- Knowledge of administrative regulations
- Strong affinity to the research topics represented by the Institute
- Experience in international scientific environments, ideally as a project coordinator
- Absolute reliability, a strong sense of responsibility, and discretion
- Ability to work independently and as part of team
- Openness, flexibility, and an interest in learning new tasks and skills.
We offer a full-time position to start as soon as possible and to last until 30th June 2021. Payment is according to TVöD up to pay group E12 depending on qualifications and including usual employee benefits of public service.
The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply. The Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.
Please submit your application via email by no later than 5th March 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates are requested to submit their application in English in a single pdf file including cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, and other relevant documents.
Information regarding the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History can be found at www.shh.mpg.de.