PhD Program Coordinator* as Manager* Scientific Talent and Career Development

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PhD Program Coordinator* as Manager* Scientific Talent and Career Development

Together with us, you will soon take the PhD program (as well as potentially related programs) of BioNTech and TRON to the next level and ensure international awareness. You will attract the world's best up-and-coming talents for us and accompany them on their way during their doctoral studies. It is a matter of the heart for you to support our top scientists of tomorrow with words and deeds.

Your main responsibilities are:
  • Serve as primary contact for students regarding program related administrative issues (e.g., questions regarding enrollment and settling in, program planning and execution)
  • Manage the implementation and execution of a professional PhD program at BioNTech together with internal stakeholders and external collaborators (e.g., recruitment calls, curriculum, website, etc.)
  • Plan and design continued scientific training activities and their continuous improvement together with students and supervisors
  • Organize events, retreats, workshops, guest lectures, summer courses, excursions and more related to the PhD program
  • Increase international awareness of the PhD program and related programs through social media and other channels (e.g., website, job postings, networking, etc.)

What you have to offer.

  • PhD degree, ideally in the field of natural sciences
  • Experience in training / supervising PhD or Master students in an academic environment
  • Previous experience in a comparable position - e.g. as an academic science manager or scientific coordinator of a preferably international graduate school - is a plus
  • Business fluent in English; German skills are advantageous
  • Strong caring personality and service mindset, happy to be available as a contact person
  • Self-motivation, proactivity as well as an independent working style

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location Mainz and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 8104 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age and other protected statuses as given by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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