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We are seeking an enthusiastic Scientific Project Manager to join the Genomics Core team. The Project Manager will be responsible for the successful management and implementation of the EASI-Genomics project, and will work closely with both the Coordinator of the Genomics Core, the manager, the GC team as well as the KU Leuven offices for research grants, technology transfer, financial management, and communication.
The Genomics Core is one of the largest Genome Sequencing Centers in Europe and the largest Sequencing Center in Belgium. It is integrated within the Department of Human Genetics at the KU Leuven. The Department of Human Genetics is embedded in the biomedical faculty of the KU Leuven and the University Hospital, Belgium’s largest hospital. The University of Leuven (KU Leuven) is one of the world’s top 50 universities, ranked 6th in Europe according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). The University has over 1,000 staff active. It is a founding member of the League of European Research Universities and has a strong European and international orientation (www.kuleuven.be). The department hosts over 30 staff and over 300 researchers (PhDs and Postdocs).
We are seeking an enthusiastic Scientific Project Manager to join the Genomics Core team. The position is within the framework of one project funded by the European Commission H2020 Program coined, “European Advanced infraStructure for Innovative Genomics ” (EASI-Genomics). EASI-Genomics aims at integrating a set of large Research Infrastructures providing advanced sequencing services and opening them to the European research community.
The Project Manager will be responsible for the successful management and implementation of the EASI-Genomics project, and will work closely with both the Coordinator of the Genomics Core, the manager, the GC team as well as the KU Leuven offices for research grants, technology transfer, financial management, and communication.
You hold a University degree in life sciences or related fields, preferably with a PhD degree.
Required experience and skills:
The successful candidate will work within a highly stimulating team with a strong record of accomplishment in managing international and interdisciplinary projects. She/he will have unique opportunities to develop a successful career in research management, for instance by participating in international conferences and training workshops.