consultant for third-party acquisition (m/f/d)

Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf

The Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) based in Dummerstorf near Rostock (Germany) is a foundation under public law and member of the science association Gottfried-Wilhelm Leibniz. Assignment of the institute with about 300 employees is basic and applied research in the field of the biology of agriculturally important farm animal species.

The Unit of science organization and public relations seeks a highly motivated

consultant for third-party acquisition (m/f/d)

starting as soon as possible. The salary is according to Tarifvertrag der Länder (TV-L) up to pay grade 13.

Reference number: 2020-10

Task Description:

  • supporting FBN scientists in identifying suitable calls for proposals in funding programs; with a focus on the EU's Framework Program for Research and Innovation "Horizon Europe"
  • support in the application processes, especially for general non-scientific matters
  • Participation in the implementation of the "Strategy for Knowledge and Technology Transfer at the FBN" for cooperating with the regional and international companies


  • committed and reliable personality with an organizational background who has already gained experience in the acquisition of EU projects
  • good knowledge of European Union research programs and their promotion mechanisms
  • degree (master or equivalent) in biology, agricultural science or related fields
  • excellent English skills in speaking and writing
  • good knowledge in the application of MS-Office products as well as image processing and graphic programs

An interesting and challenging job at the interface between research and science management within an international and interdisciplinary research institution is waiting for you. The FBN offers an interesting and versatile work environment in the public service. Agreements for connecting family and work are excisting. Participation in occupational retirement provision (VBL) is guaranteed. The Institute is committed to increase the proportion of women in areas where they are underrepresented. Thus suitably qualified women are invited to apply. Handicapped applicants will be given preference in the case of equal qualification and capability. We explicitly encourage international applications.

We regret that traveling expenses related to the application cannot be reimbursed.

For detailed information contact Dr. N. K. Borowy (borowy(at)fbn‑dummerstorf.de, 038208/68 605).

We welcome your application to:

Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)

Verwaltung (St.Nr: 2020-10)

Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2

18196 Dummerstorf


or per e-mail to personal(at)fbn-dummerstorf.de.

The selection process is starting now and will be continued until the position is filled.

Further information can be found under www.fbn-dummerstorf.de.