Project-Coordination (m/f/d) in the sub-project Innovation for Sustainability Transformation (50 %)

Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), Potsdam

The Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) is a pioneer and driver of bioeconomy research. We create scientific foundations for the transformation of agricultural, food, industrial and energy systems into a comprehensive bio-based circular economy. We develop and integrate technology, processes and management strategies in the sense of converging technologies in order to intelligently network highly diverse bioeconomic production systems and to control them in a knowledge-based, adaptive and largely automated manner. We conduct research in dialogue with society - motivated by knowledge and inspired by application.

Subject to the availability of funds for the "LeibnizLab Systemic Sustainability" project funded by the Leibniz Association, we are looking for a

Project-Coordination (m/f/d) in the sub-project

Innovation for Sustainability Transformation (50 %)

The overarching goal of the LeibnizLab project is to identify alternative transformation paths in the field of action and conflict "Biodiversity, Climate, Agriculture and Food" and to provide the necessary tools (including training modules, dashboards, policy papers, etc.). Various partners from the Leibniz Association are contributing their expertise (GIGA, IGZ, IÖR, IWM, PIK, SGN, TIB, ZALF, ZMT). The main focus of ATB is on the integration of digital tools to increase resource efficiency, product quality and traceability in an exemplary food value chain as well as on the investigation of the complex interplay between diversified crop production and biodiversity.

The position is assigned to the Leibniz Innovation Farm for Sustainable Bioeconomy (InnoHof) at ATB; ATB is contributing the InnoHof to the project as a research infrastructure. Close co-operation is planned with all ATB programme areas.

Your area of responsibility

  • Independent processing with the support of colleagues, coordination including documentation and reporting of the sub-project in the LeibnizLab Systemic Sustainability
  • Contribution to further work packages of the LeibnizLab according to the overall project description
  • Representing the project at international events (international travel by arrangement)
  • Organisation and support of own networking events
  • Integration of the InnoHof into the project, in coordination with its coordination team
  • Support and networking of existing specialist working groups at InnoHof
  • Project-related work on public relations and reporting at the ATB

Your qualification profile

  • Proven knowledge and experience in indicator development (machine-readable), sustainability assessment, digitalisation
  • Very good university degree, e.g. in a system, natural or engineering science, ideally with a doctorate, alternatively relevant professional experience
  • Desirable: Knowledge of
  • Technology mapping, digital twins
  • Diversified agriculture and agricultural systems, biodiversity, bioeconomy
  • Proven experience in project management and related tools
  • Very good written and spoken German and English skills
  • Strong interest in inter- and transdisciplinary cooperation, very good communication skills, independent, planned and solution-orientated work, flexibility and reliability
  • EU-Driving licence class B

We offer you

  • An attractive interdisciplinary working environment in an experienced and committed team
  • Excellent infrastructure for scientific work
  • Access to national and international networks for your career
  • Family-friendly working conditions that promote the compatibility of work and family life
  • Company-owned electric bicycles and business cars for work trips
  • Participation in the VBB company ticket
  • An easy to reach work place (bike, public transport) on the edge of a park-like landscape

Remuneration will depend on your qualifications and professional experience up to pay grade 13 TV-L. The position has a working time of 50 % and is limited to 3 years.

For further information, please contact Dr Anja Hansen (Tel. 0331/5699-223, e-mail: ahansen@atb-potsdam.de) or visit www.atb-potsdam.de.

If you would like to contribute your expertise to our interdisciplinary research, we look forward to receiving your detailed application documents. Please apply by May 20, 2024 exclusively online via our application form for the job advertisement reference number 2024-IH-1 at https://www.atb-potsdam.de/en/career/vacancies. Applications received after the application deadline can no longer be considered.

Equal opportunities are an integral part of our personnel policy. People with severe disabilities are given preferential consideration if they are equally qualified.

By submitting an application, you agree that your application documents will be stored for a period of six months, even in the event of an unsuccessful application. Further information on the processing, storage and protection of your data can be found at: www.atb-potsdam.de/en/services/data-protection-declaration-for-the-application-process.