Team leader scientific training (f/m/d)

GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim

GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences is an internationally active research institute funded by federal and state governments. It is also member of the Leibniz Association.

At the earliest possible date we are hiring for our Department Knowledge Transfer, Team GESIS-Training, either in Mannheim or in Cologne a

Team leader scientific training (f/m/d)

(Salary group 14 TV-L, full time, initially for four years)

The department Knowledge Transfer provides a wide range of services to our research community and supports the transfer of knowledge into society.

Your areas of responsibility include

  • manage and further develop the GESIS Training team with about 10 employees
  • shape the team`s overall strategy and develop target group specific strategies for various training formats
  • recruit suitable speakers and lecturers
  • if desired, own research and publication activities in an area relevant for GESIS can be part of the task profile

The ideal candidate will have

  • a doctorate in a social science discipline
  • a professional background in scientific training, a strength in  decision-making and organisational skills
  • experience in and enjoy conceptual and strategic planning as well as didactic design of continuing education programs
  • proven knowledge of methods in quantitative social research or computational social science
  • experience in personnel management and development
  • good networks in research communities relevant to GESIS (national and international), and correspondingly very good German and English skills

GESIS offers an inspiring work environment for interdisciplinary research at the interface between social sciences and computer sciences. As an infrastructure institution, we promote and support social science research. We also closely cooperate with distinctive international research institutes.

GESIS supports your continuing learning and career by offering a wide range of career development opportunities in an attractive working atmosphere with a high level of responsibility and scope for action. You will work in an international environment in the heart of Cologne or Mannheim, benefitting from our flexible working schemes.

GESIS guarantees to respect the disability regulations and promotes gender equality at the workplace. As a family-friendly employer, we are certified by the audit Work&Family since 2010. The position is available on a full-time or part-time basis.

For further information concerning the tasks and responsibilities, please contact Dr. Bernhard Miller (phone +49 621 1246-257 or via e-mail). If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Lisa Schmieder via e-mail.

Please, apply via our online-application portal until 12.12 2019.

The reference number is Wiss-26.