Project Manager to launch the “Erlangen Center for Mathematics of Data (ECMD)”

Project Manager to launch the “Erlangen Center for Mathematics of Data (ECMD)”

NEW! Position: Project Manager to launch the “Erlangen Center for Mathematics of Data (ECMD)”

Full-time Project Manager (part-time contracts could also be considered) with excellent organizational skills, and interest in R&D project management.

Where: FAU, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg at the Department of Mathematics (South Campus)
Application deadline: April 30th, 2020 (23:59 CET)

The ECMD – Erlangen Center for Mathematics of Data is the next interdisciplinary research center of FAU, coordinated from the Department of Mathematiks with other groups, departments and centers at FAU of Mathematical and Data Sciences.


  • Design of institutional structure and procedures
  • Fund raising and support in applications for third party funding
  • Strategic integration into the FAU innovation agenda
  • Coordination with partner institutions
  • Organization of scientific events
  • Dissemination activities and social media
  • Budget management and monitoring
  • HR management
  • General organization


  • Immediate incorporation into the organization
  • The appointment is initially limited for a period of two years and can be extended for additional three years, or longer, according to the evolution of the Center
  • The ECMD will offer a lively research environment, financial support for networking and training, and an intensive supervision within a large and interactive team
  • Salary corresponds to the German pay scale E13 (E14 could be considered depending of the candidate’s profile)
  • In its pursuit of academic excellence, FAU is committed to equality of opportunity and to a proactive and inclusive approach, which supports and encourages all under-represented groups, promotes an inclusive culture and values diversity. FAU is a family-friendly employer


  • Master’s degree. PhD would be an asset
  • Training and experience in R&D project management would be desirable
  • Collaborative and competitive intelligence
  • Languages: professional command of German and English

Application (by email)



Subject: Manager-ECMD

Attachment: single pdf file including a motivation letter, CV, diplomas and list of potential reference persons


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