Platform coordinator position, long-term contract
The Institut Curie seeks an experienced coordinator
The Institut Curie is a private non-profit organization which combines a leading European cancer research center with currently 86 research groups and a unique hospital group. The main research activity (located in central Paris and vicinity at Orsay) regroups to date 21 technology platforms and services offering state-of-the-art expertise and equipment from small molecule chemistry to omics, super-resolution microscopy, sophisticated radiation sources and various animal models, including xenografts directly derived from patients.
You will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating all scientific, technology and management aspects of the platforms of the Institut Curie research centre, both on the Parisian and Orsay sites. This challenging position involves a wide range of managerial tasks in an internationally competitive research environment, including interactions with scientists and medical doctors, and overseeing activities of members of the technology platform and facility management staff. You will develop interactions and collaborations with platforms from national and international cancer institutes and research centres, and integrate Curie core facilities in existing European and international networks.
The candidate is expected to have background in biological or medical sciences (PhD degree), excellent organizational, communication, leadership and management skills. He/she should have at least 5-‐year experience in research management in academia or the private sector. High interest and experience in technologies related to existing platforms at Institut Curie is strongly recommended. Some experience with European funding schemes would be a plus.
Documents (CV and cover letter) should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for submission is: September 30 th 2015. Informal queries can be sent to Geneviève Almouzni, dir. of Institut Curie research center.