Scientific Project Manager (f/m/d)

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The mission of the Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) is medical translation: transferring biomedical research findings into novel approaches to personalized prediction, prevention, diagnostics and therapies and, conversely, using clinical observations to develop new research ideas. The aim is to deliver relevant medical benefits to patients and the population at large. Since 2021 the BIH has been integrated into Charité as its so-called third pillar.

For the Research Group Computational Medicine starting from July 1st 2024 limited until June 30th 2027 we are looking for a
Scientific Project Manager (f/m/d)
in full-time or part-time (min. 19,50h/week)
We invite applications for a Scientific Project Manager (part- or full-time) to take on central tasks in the application, administration, and coordination of scientific projects for the Computational Medicine Team at the BIH ( This includes coordination of the group's national and international collaborations, especially with our partner team at the Precision Healthcare University Research Institute at Queen Mary University of London, UK ( The position offers a wide range of opportunities in a vibrant and growing, internationally leading team, including pursuit of your own scientific projects within the remit of the group's scientific focus and participation in ongoing
projects. We promote career development, independence, and scientific excellence at all levels for our team members, and are fully committed to support family and other demands by providing flexible, full-and part-time roles, depending on candidates' needs.

What you can expect:

  • Responsible for managing and supporting the scientific infrastructure of the Computational Medicine group
  • Responsible for the application, management, reporting and coordination of collaborative projects at national and international level
  • Active support and management of the acquisition and administration of third-party funding
  • Coordination and support of scientific recruitment,
    projects and teaching activities
  • Budget management and preparation of account statements and overviews
  • Organisation and coordination of scientific events, communications/ press, talks and travel
  • General science management
  • Opportunities to contribute to scientific projects within the research focus of the Computational Medicine group

What you bring along:

  • Completed scientific university degree (Master, Diploma or comparable) in a life-science or technical science field, possibly with doctorate
  • Professional experience in science management in higher education, business or the public sector
  • Experience of scientific project management in the German higher education system is considered an advantage
  • Demonstrable experience in the acquisition and
    management of third-party funded projects and in business communication
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrable talent to develop and implement strategic
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, organisational and team building skills
  • High proficiency of written and spoken English and German
  • Solid IT skills with different Microsoft applications
  • Knowledge of programming languages for data processing and management (such as R, SQL, or Python) is an advantage but optional

What we offer you:

  • A varied job in a forward-looking research institute
  • Remuneration up to TVöD VKA-K E13, taking into account personal requirements
  • Additional benefits customary in the public sector (including annual special payment, company pension scheme (VBL), capital-forming benefits)
  • Flexible working hours and the option of working remote
  • 30 vacation days per year (with a five-day week)
  • Various support offers to balance work and family life (childcare, cooperation with voiio)
  • Very good training and further education opportunities
  • Mobile citizens' office on site
  • Corporate benefits (travel, leisure, shopping, etc.), Charité Gympass, bicycle leasing or abonnement (JobRad, mylo)
  • Very easily accessible and attractive workplace at Rahel Hirsch Center for Translational Medicine, Luisenstr. 65, 10117 Berlin

We live diversity!

We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds, regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion and ideology, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity. Applications from women are expressly encouraged. Severely disabled and equivalent applicants will be given special consideration if they have the same qualifications and suitability.
We believe that diverse teams representing a wide range of experiences, perspectives and backgrounds enrich our research and work.
Please submit your application via the BIH career portal ( with a letter of motivation, CV and relevant work and degree certificates by 05.07.2024, quoting the reference number BIH-43.23.
If you have any technical questions about the job posting, please contact Prof. Claudia Langenberg ( and Dr. Maik Pietzner (
Note: If you have a foreign degree, please submit proof of recognition of your degree in Germany with your application. The proof can be obtained via the anabin database. Please note that it may be necessary to obtain a certificate assessment from the ZAB. You can find more information at:
Proof of measles immunity / measles vaccination is a prerequisite for employment for those born after 1970.

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