EU-LIFE

Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe
Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe

Platform Coordinator (CurieCoreTech)

Description

Curie

The Institut Curie, with over 3.500 members, represents a major European actor in Cancer Research that is uniquely linked to a hospital dedicated to Cancer care. Our mission is to promote innovative multidisciplinary approaches in basic science and medicine with advanced training as our core value. Our main campus is located on two sites in Paris and Orsay.

The main research activity (located in central Paris and vicinity at Orsay) regroups to date 16 technology platforms and services offering state‐of‐the-art expertise and equipment from small molecule chemistry to omcs, super-resolution microscopy, sophisticated radiation sources and various animal models, including xenografts directly derived from patients, in order to promote the best environment and support for research activities.

Missions / Key responsibilities:
The Platform Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all scientific, technology and management aspects of the platforms of the Institut Curie research centre (CurieCoreTech), both on the Parisian and Orsay sites.

The coordinator reports to the director of the research centre and his/her responsibilities include:
– Developing a common vision, objectives and strategy (technologies, equipment, human resources, budget, etc.) for the Curie platforms
– Overseeing and coordinating facility management (including budget, investments and finances)
– Coordinating technology sharing, upgrading and scouting
– Promoting an integrated management information system in collaboration with Bioinformatics and the Informatics departments
– Developing and implementing institutional policies and rules
– Representing the platforms in main executive and strategic bodies at the Curie RC
– Promoting internal and external training activities in state-of-the-art technologies
– Supporting fundraising for the platforms (in collaboration with the Grants & Technology Transfer offices)
– Coordinating and boosting dissemination and outreach activities
– Facilitating internal and external collaborations and networking
– Promoting quality control aligned with Health/safety and Environmental (HSE) aspects in collaboration with the Biosafety and Radiation officers

Your profile:
The candidate is expected to have background in biological or medical sciences (PhD degree), excellent organizational, communication, leadership and management skills.

He/she should have at least 5‐year experience in research management in academia or the private sector.

High interest and experience in technologies related to existing platforms at Institut Curie is strongly recommended.

Some experience with European funding schemes would be a plus.

The candidate is expected to be fluent in French and English.

How to apply:
Your C.V. with a personal statement and two reference letters including contact details should be sent to: recrutement.recherche@curie.fr

 

Institut Curie is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and
is dedicated to the highest standards of research integrity.

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