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Leib­niz-Insti­tut für Raum­be­zo­gene Sozi­al­for­schung (IRS)

Das Leib­niz-Insti­tut für Raum­be­zo­gene Sozi­al­for­schung ist ein inter­na­tio­nal aner­kann­ter For­schungs­part­ner und besetzt zen­trale Kom­pe­tenz­fel­der der sozi­al­wis­sen­schaft­li­chen Raum­for­schung in Europa. Sein Auf­trag ist die Erfor­schung der Trans­for­ma­tion und Steue­rung von Städ­ten und Regio­nen aus sozi­al­wis­sen­schaft­li­chen Per­spek­ti­ven.

Pro­ject Man­ager (62,5% = 25 hours per week)

Feb­ru­ary – Septem­ber 2018 (estim­ated par­ental leave), to provide sup­port to the pro­ject coordin­ator in the admin­is­tra­tion and day to day man­age­ment of the “Social Enter­pren­eur­ship in Struc­tur­ally Weak Rural Regions: Ana­lys­ing Innov­at­ive Troubleshoot­ers in Action” (RUR­AC­TION) pro­ject.

RUR­AC­TION is an EU-fun­ded four year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions/European Train­ing Net­work pro­ject star­ted on Decem­ber 1st 2016. The pro­ject involves 9 bene­fi­ciar­ies from Ger­many, Den­mark, Ire­land, Aus­tria, Poland, Greece and Por­tugal.

The pos­i­tion is estim­ated to be lim­ited to 8 months, begin­ning at Feb­ru­ary 1, 2018.

Work­ing field:

  • Pro­ject Imple­ment­a­tion (Timely pre­par­a­tion and dis­tri­bu­tion of requests for infor-mation and doc­u­ment­a­tion to the EU, pro­ject part­ners and affil­i­ated entit­ies. Main­tain pro­ject plan, includ­ing track­ing pro­gress against Gantt Chart, updat­ing plan to reflect pro­gress, mon­it­or­ing research pro­gress together with the doc­toral stu­dents and their super­visors, ensur­ing con­form­ance with deliv­er­ables and mile­stones. Report pro­gress, adapt plans and recom­mend updates to the net­work.)
  • Sup­port Research­ers and Boards (Provide feed­back to the net­work on the re-search and train­ing plans of research­ers, and provide admin­is­trat­ive sup­port through the timely pre­par­a­tion and dis­tri­bu­tion of notices, agen­das and minutes. Recom­mend adapt­a­tions to pro­ject plan to the net­work. Ensure that rel­ev­ant fol­low-up action is taken, as out­lined in the minutes, includ­ing adapt­a­tion of pro­ject plans. Main­ten­ance of doc­u­ment archives and mon­it­or­ing of data man­age­ment pro­ceed­ings.)
  • Fin­an­cial Man­age­ment (Over­see over­all resource dis­tri­bu­tion and asso­ci­ated ex-pendit­ure; mon­itor pro­ject fin­ances and fin­an­cial report­ing, in line with the Grant Agree­ment/Con­sor­tium Agree­ment/Part­ner­ship Agree­ment. Report on fin­an­cial issues to the net­work, includ­ing ana­lysis and present­a­tion of fin­ances.)
  • Report­ing (Draft, pre­pare, archive and sub­mit pro­ject doc­u­ment­a­tion, includ­ing re-ports to EU, integ­rate and coordin­ate con­tri­bu­tions from part­ners.)
  • Organ­isa­tional Sup­port (Provide admin­is­trat­ive sup­port to the net­work in the organ-isa­tion, under­tak­ing and fol­low-up of meet­ings, train­ing events and dis­sem­in­a­tion ac-tiv­it­ies.)
  • Career Devel­op­ment Plans (Devel­op­ment and mon­it­or­ing of Career Devel­op­ment Plans (CDPs) for ESRs, lead­ing to the estab­lish­ment of a pro­ject frame­work/plan, stand­ard oper­at­ing pro­ced­ures and pro­cesses. Track pro­gress to plans and report any issues to the net­work.)
  • Dis­sem­in­a­tion Activ­it­ies (Main­ten­ance of the pro­ject’s web­site. Over­see dis­sem­ina-tion and pub­li­city activ­it­ies.)
  • Liaison and Net­work­ing (Liaise with pro­ject mem­bers and with external parties in-clud­ing asso­ci­ate part­ners, guest research­ers and EU.)
  • The job holder will provide a key sup­port­ing role in the over­all coordin­a­tion and imple­ment­a­tion of the RUR­AC­TION pro­ject, ensur­ing that the object­ives of the pro­ject are achieved in line with the spe­cific pro­vi­sions of the Grant Agree­ment, the Con­sor­tium Agree­ment and the Part­ner­ship Agree­ment.


  • Aca­demic degree, prefer­ably in social sci­ences/human­it­ies
  • Pro­ject man­age­ment exper­i­ence, prefer­ably of EU (MSCA) pro­jects
  • EU admin­is­trat­ive, fin­an­cial and audit sys­tems exper­i­ence
  • Good work­ing know­ledge of Microsoft Office applic­a­tions
  • Excel­lent organ­isa­tional, inter­per­sonal and com­mu­nic­a­tion skills (both Eng­lish and Ger­man) to effect and main­tain good part­ner­ship col­lab­or­a­tion
  • Abil­ity to pri­or­it­ise own work­load and work to spe­cified dead­lines under pres­sure
  • Abil­ity and flex­ib­il­ity to react adequately to changes in the pro­ject plan or to part­ner/EU require­ments
  • Calm and effi­cient approach to meet pro­ject and part­ner demands and dead­lines

What we of­fer:

  • Excel­lent insti­tu­tional and transna­tional work­ing envir­on­ment
  • Salary cor­res­pond­ing to TVL 12

How to ap­ply:

Please send your applic­a­tion in Eng­lish with the ref­er­ence num­ber 3217 until Octo­ber 22, 2017 as a PDF file to
The IRS is expli­citly com­mit­ted to the prin­ciple of equal oppor­tun­it­ies. Women are espe­cially encour­aged to apply. Han­di­capped people will be pref­er­en­tially con­sidered in case of equiva-lent qual­i­fic­a­tions.

The IRS sup­ports the com­pat­ib­il­ity of career and fam­ily and was cer­ti­fied as a fam­ily-ori­ented employer in 2015.

For fur­ther inform­a­tion please con­tact Prof. Dr. Gab­ri­ela Christ­mann ( or Marie-Julie Jac­que­mot (