The Department of Neuroscience includes several research groups working on different aspects of nervous system function, both under normal conditions and in various disease states. Research projects include a broad range of studies on the molecular and cellular levels, networks of neurons, and the organization of the nervous system as a whole. The Department has a flat organization with 40 researchers, of which 24 are full professors and 65 PhD students.

Teaching represents a fundamental activity at the Department, which participates in several undergraduate courses and postgraduate education programs. Each year approximately 15 students receive their PhD from our Department and many of our graduates have gone onto distinguished careers in the academic or private sector.

Join the INCF Secretariat at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

INCF is an international organization launched in 2005, following a proposal from the Global Science Forum of the OECD to establish international coordination and collaborative informatics infrastructure for neuroscience. INCF is hosted by Karolinska Institutet and the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. INCF currently has Governing and Associate Nodes spanning 4 continents, with an extended network comprising organizations, individual researchers, industry, and publishers.

Our mission is to facilitate the work of neuroscientists around the world, and to catalyze and coordinate the global development of neuroinformatics. We aim to foster scientific collaboration, advance training in neuroinformatics, and act as an independent international facilitator. The INCF Secretariat supports the Nodes with project management, outreach, and administration of community-driven projects regarding standards and best practices for data and code reuse, integration of infrastructures, reproducibility, and interoperability issues in neuroscience.

Key Functions:
INCF is looking for a highly organized and service minded HR and community support officer to cover a maternity leave for 6 months. The candidate should be highly organized and service minded with excellent communication skills in English. Interpersonal skills are essential and we emphasize the person’s ability as a team player and contributing to a friendly work environment.

The position may include some travelling. We offer a workplace within an international community in a dynamic environment at the cutting edge of science.

Area of responsibilities/duties:

PA to Executive Director

Management of specific budgets

Managing the HR interface with Karolinska Institutet and handling HR issues raised in the team

Supporting Head of Development and Communications in organisational development work (finding opportunities and possible collaborators, setting up meetings, etc)

Supporting Community Engagement Officer, and other staff as needed, with community interaction and meeting planning and organization (setting agendas, producing meeting documentation, etc)

Occasional unsociable hours, management of urgent emails outside office hours

Other tasks as may be necessary

Skills Required:

Fluency in English & Swedish

Strong organizational skills

Ability to prioritize tasks

Excellent and proven team-working ability

Tactful and diplomatic oral and written communication skills

Proficiency in MS Office, google apps, various online tools for meeting planning and organization, video and teleconferencing software such as Calliflower and Bluejeans

Experience with HR

Ability to learn about the organisation’s scientific aims and be able to talk to community at events

Experience or training in marketing, fundraising, business development, or community management

Skills Desirable:

Background in life science or computer science

Budget management

Experience of Agresso

Experience as a PA Employment

The position is a 6-month contract, substituting a maternity leave.

Application process:

The application is to be submitted on the MyNetwork recruitment system. Please send in your application as soon as possible, since we would like to meet candidates continuously during the application period. 

Type of employment Visstidsanställning 3-6 månader
Contract type Full time
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-4486/2017
Contact
  • Louise Erixon, 0852487093
  • Linda Lanyon, 0852486919
Union representative
  • Magnus Anå, OFR, 08-524 864 37, magnus.ana@ki.se
  • Anne Edgren, OFR/S, P, O, 08-616 16 29
  • Cecilia Björkdahl, SACO , 08-524 872 65
Published 05.Oct.2017
Last application date 26.Oct.2017 11:59 PM CET

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