Research Support Manager for reNEW Copenhagen, KU
Research Support Manager for reNEW Copenhagen, KU
The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Medicine, reNEW, based at Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, UCPH, is looking for a Research Support Manager starting as soon as possible or upon agreement.
reNEW has its Hub at UCPH as well as Research Nodes at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia, and Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, The Netherlands. Researchers within reNEW address fundamental questions in stem cell and developmental biology and aim to translate research findings to help patients with incurable disorders such as congenital kidney disorders, chronic ulcerative disorders, neurological disorders, diabetes, bladder defects and chronic pulmonary conditions, fertility and liver disorders.
The reNEW Copenhagen Node is looking for a Research Support Manager to be part of a thriving center with innovative researchers and administrative staff. The candidate will be an essential part of the Node secretariat with easy access to reNEW Hub staff. They will be research support contact to the Node scientists and a key-person in building and upholding relations within the local organization and across the consortium.
The Research Support Manager is responsible to manage the Node administrative research support, coordinate activities within pre-award support and training, and lead team activities across different areas of research support. In these aspects, the candidate will also contribute to consortium-wide activities and be part of the larger reNEW operations team.
The role includes but is not limited to:
Strategic Research Support for organizational and consortium tasks while reporting to the Executive Director/Deputy Node Director.
Development of relevant procedures and guidelines within research support, and contribution to equivalent cross-consortium activities.
Coordination of meeting fora, assemblies and Node governance activities.
Coordination and support to Node research groups in the preparation of national and international external funding applications for basic and targeted research projects as well as externally funded collaboration.
Contribution to the development of the reNEW research portfolio as well as the local development of targeted research and exchange projects.
Preparation of relevant reports towards different internal and external stakeholders and contribution to center-wide reporting tasks overseen by the Scientific Project Manager.
Preparation of reports towards SUND and UCPH including e.g., goals- and action plans
Coordination with Research and Innovation at SUND, contact to neighboring centers and departments research support units
Handling of reNEW UCPH’s prize nominations to university and external prizes
Team leadership for Node Research Support staff within communication and engagement.
Coordination and liaison with local internal and external stakeholders
We are looking for a colleague who:
Has a relevant academic background preferably a PhD and possibly a postdoc in biomedicine.
Has several years of experience within strategic research support.
Preferably has some experience with team leadership and personnel management.
Has experience with project management.
Is proactive, responsive, detail-oriented and thrives in a busy environment
Is service-oriented without losing the overview and has good skills in relationship-building and a good understanding of people.
Can pivot rapidly depending upon shifts in priorities
Is fluent in English. Knowledge of Danish is an advantage.
An attractive, developing, and versatile job with great independence and variety of tasks in a large international organization, a global consortium, and a within a uniquely international environment.
Committed colleagues locally and across the globe who emphasize team play and professionalism and who have an informal, open and welcoming tone.
A centrally located workplace in Copenhagen with attractive employee benefits.
You will report directly to the reNEW Copenhagen Executive Director and be part of the Node Management.
The Node functions as an independent Center at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and serves the consortium organization in Copenhagen. The role is part of a larger team with a Research Support Manager at each of the three Nodes which is overseen by the Scientific Program Manager at the reNEW Hub in Copenhagen.
Salary and terms of employment:
Salary and employment will be according to the collective agreement between Danish Government and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations) at the level of chief consultant with line management and with the possibility of negotiating supplements depending on seniority, qualifications and competencies. Accession as soon as possible.
You can get more information about the position by contacting the Node director Melissa Little: firstname.lastname@example.org or the Deputy director email@example.com
You can read more about reNEW at http://renew.ku.dk
We look forward to receiving your application with CV and documentation for education via the job site https://employment.ku.dk/staff/
Application deadline: 1 January 2023 at CET 23:59.
We want to reflect the surrounding community and therefore encourage everyone, regardless of personal background, to apply for the position.
Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.
Application deadline: 01-01-2023
Employment start: Start as soon as possible
Department/Location: Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Medicine (reNEW)