Scientific Project Manager
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria
vor 6 Tg.
source : Euraxess

The Department of Ophthalmology and Optometry of the Medical University of Vienna runs one of the largest eye clinics in Europe.

The clinic harbors Lab for Ophthalmic Image Analysis (OPTIMA), a world-leading research group in the analysis of medical imaging data.

OPTIMA is an interdisciplinary research lab, developing innovative image analysis and machine learning methods for enabling personalized medicine of retinal diseases.

To strengthen our team, we are looking for a highly motivated

Your tasks

We are looking for a candidate to manage and coordinate the full lifecycle of research projects within OPTIMA Lab, from the preparation of grant proposals to the execution and closing of projects.

You will be part of an interdisciplinary team composed of medical doctors and computer scientists and will support their ongoing research efforts in medical image analysis.

Specifically, you will support OPTIMA Lab by :

  • Assisting in scientific project management and grant proposal preparations
  • Exploring funding opportunities and ensure proper planning of proposals
  • Helping with day-to-day lab communication, administration and management
  • Scheduling scientific project meetings, preparing agendas and writing the minutes
  • Maintaining lab's online presence, including media relations, and content creation
  • Your profile

    You have a higher University degree and you are committed, have fast learning ability and effective team-working skills.

    This is an administrative management position requiring excellent interpersonal and writing skills, a high level of organization, diplomacy, focus, ability to work under tight deadlines, and familiarity with biomedical research environment.

    You also have the following qualifications.

  • Experience with research and scientific work.Experience in managing EU projects in particular projects of the Horizon 2020 framework or ERC program will be a plus.
  • Prior experience working in the public research sector and / or with private-public partnerships will be a plus

  • Proficiency with word processing (MS Word / Excel, Google Docs). Proficiency in LaTex is a plus.
  • Proficiency in verbal and written communication in English.
  • What we offer

  • A friendly, international, scientific working environment in one of the largest hospitals of Europe.
  • An opportunity to gain further experience in scientific project management and administration.
  • An opportunity to support research on personalized treatment of eye diseases, leading causes of blindness today.
  • Location : Medical University of Vienna, Spitalgasse 23, 1090 Vienna, Austria.

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    Starting date : As soon as possible

    Salary : According to the collective agreement of the university depending on qualification and professional experience.

    We are looking forward to receiving your application including CV, and a cover letter with contacts for further references to

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