The Novo Nordisk
Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem) addresses fundamental research questions in stem cell and
developmental biology and has activities focused on the translation of
promising basic research results into new therapeutic strategies for cancer and
DanStem is a vibrant, internationally diverse and ambitious
research center with state-of-the-art facilities located at the Faculty of
Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
The setting is ideally
suited for seamless collaboration and exchange with other centers and
departments of the Faculty. Learn more about DanStem at https://danstem.ku.dk/
We are now seeking a highly motivated and self-starting
Research Coordinator to join the Strategic Research Support team at DanStem.
The Research Coordinator will be part of the
Strategic Research Support team, working closely with the team members,
Management team, scientists at DanStem, and relevant departments across the
University and external collaborators in a variety of areas.
Specific responsibilities include:
- Coordinating teaching activities
and opening new initiatives in education at DanStem
- Supporting and advising the
DanStem postdoc community (DanStem Postdoctoral Association, Ca-Op)
- Joining the team in the efforts at
DanStem to optimize the success of attracting external funding
- Taking a leading role in
coordinating and writing high quality academic reports
- Supporting academic writing projects
competences and experience
We are seeking a
- Is proactive, innovative,
analytical, goal- and solution-oriented
- Has a strong ability to prioritize
and handle multiple tasks and frequent deadlines
- Thrives as part of a team, as well
as in independent work, and develops good relations in a multi-cultural
- Has experience with organizing or
coordinating educational activities
- Has excellent communication skills
in English, with strong scientific writing skills and proven ability to
summarize research results.
A PhD degree in
natural or health sciences and postdoctoral research experience will be an
We proudly offer a stimulating, multifaceted
and international environment of high scientific and societal impact; the
possibility for continued education and training; a collaborative and creative
team; and the opportunity for collaboration with departments and centers at the
University and greater community.
The employment period
will be 15August 2019 or upon agreement with the chosen candidate until 31
December 2020. The place of work is at DanStem, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3B,
Copenhagen. The position, with formal
employment title of Special Consultant at the University of Copenhagen, will be
in accordance with the provisions of the collective agreement between
the Danish Government and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional
Associations). To the salary is added a monthly contribution to a pension fund
according to the collective agreement, and a supplement can be negotiated,
depending on the candidate’s experiences and qualifications.
Inquiries are welcome
to Chief Operating Officer Gretchen Repasky (email@example.com).
How to apply
To apply, please
submit your application, in English,via http://employment.ku.dk/administrative/
clicking “Apply online”. Applications
must include a statement of motivation, curriculum vitae, and copies of
relevant diplomas. Only complete applications in English, submitted online by
the deadline will be accepted.
DanStem highly values
diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.
The closing date for applications is May 10 at 23.59 pm.
Founded in 1479, the
University of Copenhagen is the oldest university in Denmark. It is among the
largest universities in Scandinavia and is one of the highest ranking in
Europe. The University´s eight faculties include Health Sciences, Humanities,
Law, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Science, Social Sciences and