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The Institute for Research Information and Quality Assurance (iFQ – Institut für Forschungsinformation und Qualitätssicherung –) is a scientific institute which is funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG). The institute deals with the monitoring and evaluation of R&D funding programs and the development of suitable methods. www.research-information.de
We are seeking to appoint
a Research Fellow for the German Competence Center for Bibliometrics (full time, 3 years fixed term, 13/14 TVöD)
The German Competence Centre for Bibliometrics aims to develop and improve bibliometric methods for the analysis of structures and achievements in science and technology. Main responsibilities will be conducting bibliometric analyses and advancement and validation of respective methods and techniques.
We are looking for a highly motivated person with a university degree, a good knowledge of mathematical and statistical methods as well as relational database systems and, ideally, a good command of SQL. Skills in bibliometrics and experience in scientific project work are welcome.
Excellent communication and organizational skills, the capacity for teamwork as well as good language skills in German and/or English are required. We offer the opportunity to join a highly committed and motivated team, diversified tasks and exciting and promising topics.
Employment, compensation and social benefits all conform to the German labour agreement for the public service sector (TVöD 13/14 depending on your qualification). Compliance with the directives for severely handicapped persons and part-time employment regulations is guaranteed.
Currently the iFQ is located in Bonn and will move to Berlin end of 2011 / beginning of 2012. The willingness to move to Berlin with the institute is required.
Please send your application (including CV, copies of certificates) to the Institute for Research Information and Quality Assurance, Prof. Dr. Stefan Hornbostel, Godesberger Allee 90, D-53175 Bonn, Germany or to firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is 07th of March 2011.