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LINGUIST List 17.759

Mon Mar 13 2006

Jobs: Cognitive Sciences: Programme Coordinator, France

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        1.    Ruediger Klein, Cognitive Sciences: EUROCORES Programme Coordinator, European Science Foundation ESF, France


Message 1: Cognitive Sciences: EUROCORES Programme Coordinator, European Science Foundation ESF, France
Date: 12-Mar-2006
From: Ruediger Klein <rkleinesf.org>
Subject: Cognitive Sciences: EUROCORES Programme Coordinator, European Science Foundation ESF, France


University or Organization: European Science Foundation ESF
Department: Humanities Unit
Job Rank: EUROCORES Programme Coordinator
Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics;
Philosophy of Language; Psycholinguistics


Description:

EUROCORES Programme Coordinator - Cognitive Sciences (Humanities Unit)

The European Science Foundation (ESF) is an association of 78 major
national research organisations in 30 European countries, located in
Strasbourg, France. ESF provides a common platform for its Member
Organisations in order to advance European research and to explore new
directions for research at the European level. Through its activities ESF
serves the needs of the European research community in a global context.
The European Science Foundation is recruiting a Scientific Coordinator for
EUROCORES Programmes in Cognitive Sciences, based at the Humanities Unit.

Profile and Recruitment
- research scientist from the appropriate research community, with
international programme management experience, or a research manager with
extensive research experience from a funding agency
- strong interpersonal and communication skills, leadership potential, but
capable of working in a team and within a matrix management structure
- excellent spoken and written English. Working knowledge of French and
other European languages would be an advantage, but is no requirement
- scientific expertise in cognitive sciences (philosophy, psychology,
linguistics)

Tasks and responsibilities
The Coordinator will report to the Head of the Humanities Unit, will work
closely with the Team Leader EUROCORES at the Humanities Unit and with the
EUROCORES scheme coordinator. He or she will:
- pro-actively support the Scientific Committees (project leaders) in the
realisation of the integrated scientific objectives of the EUROCORES
programmes, initiate and promote the interaction, collaboration and
networking between the individual projects, including the organisation of
workshops and conferences
- interact with the participating ESF Member Organisations (funding agencies)
- provide support for meetings of the various committees in the programmes,
including their preparation and follow-up actions
- assist in the organization of peer review processes when appropriate
- contribute to reporting duties arising from the EC contract supporting
the EUROCORES Scheme

Employment conditions
The position is offered initially until September 2007, starting as soon as
possible, with the perspective of a prolongation in line with funding
obtained for the EUROCORES scheme
- the coordinator will work in the ESF Office in Strasbourg and will be
expected to undertake a significant amount of travel
- salary will be based on skills, experience and ESF terms and conditions

Applications by 30 March, preferably via e-mail, to: jobsesf.org

Interviews will be held in Strasbourg on 13 April 2006.


Address for Applications:

Mrs Jacqueline Steydli
jobsesf.org
Human Resources Office ESF
1 quai Lezay Marnesia
Strasbourg F-67080
France

Application Deadline: 30-Mar-2006

Contact Information:

Dr Ruediger Klein
Email: omllesf.org
Phone: +33-388-767104
Website: http://www.esf.org/human


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