Research Project Manager

Starf nr. EUR181128-01

Skráð á vefinn 28.11.2018

Are you interested in societal challenges and public sector innovation? The city of Reykjavik seeks a research and project manager with appropriate skills and experience to join the city´s research and development team.

Applicants will have a background in social sciences or related subjects, knowledge of international and particularly European research programmes and ideally research project management experience.

This is a three year fixed term contract.

Main duties:

  • Researching research grant opportunities and writing research grant proposals.
  • Occasionally leading and coordinating research grant proposals.
  • Project managing selected research projects.
  • Performing research work related to Reykjavik´s current projects including doing empirical research and contributing to the preparation and writing of deliverables.
  • Writing reports or sections of reports as required.
  • Writing for publication in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters as part of project related activity.
  • Attending and/or presenting at conferences and workshops, involving occasional international travel.

Your profile:

  • You will have a PhD or be near to completing a PhD in social sciences or related subjects. Master´s degrees will be considered.
  • You will demonstrate knowledge of international research and development funding in general and in particular the European research funding programmes.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of research methodologies.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Research project experience.
  • Experience of working in a research environment.
  • Experience of planning and managing research projects including coordinating a variety of stakeholders and academic partners.

Application deadline December 12th 2018.
For more information about the post please contact;
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Please apply by filling in an online application here: and put "EUR181128-01" in the field for employer. 






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