Manager Assistant of research projects at the Research Programme on Biomedical Informatics (GRIB)

Deadline:
31/01/2021
Centre / Institution:
Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute
Bioinformatics expertise:
Bioinformatics of Disease and Treatment

Job description

We are opening the position of project manager assistant at the PharmacoInformatics (PhI) group led by Manuel Pastor at GRIB (IMIM-UPF) in Barcelona. The candidate will be in charge of assisting in the management of large EU funded European projects in areas related to pharmaceutical research, chemistry, and informatics, integrated into a team of scientist and international experts from industrial and academic institutions, in the context of European projects in the areas of in silico toxicology.

General description: She/he will assist in the coordination of an international team of experts, organize teleconferences, follow up the project tasks, assist in the preparation of reports and deliverables. The work will be carried out tightly integrated into a team of young scientists, collaborating to produce state-of-the-art scientific software and methodologies, in research projects funded by the European Union. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with multiple partners of an international consortium, involving some of the best toxicity experts in Europe, multinational industries in pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and consumer chemicals.

The PhI group lead by Manuel Pastor is a multidisciplinary team with strong experience in the development of novel computational methods and their application in the drug safety areas. Some relevant achievements in these areas include: i) the development of methods for robust applicability domain and reliability indexes in the prediction of toxicological endpoints, ii) development of eTOXlab, a flexible framework for the implementation of prediction systems, iii) development of multiscale prediction systems for drug-induced cardiotoxicity, iv) participation in the European projects eTOX, Open PHACTS, iPiE, EU-ToxRisk, and TransQST. A description of the group and the most recent publications can be accessed here.

Desired skills and expertise

Desired skills and expertise:

  • Demonstrable experience in project management
  • Excellent English level (C minimum), spoken and written
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

We will evaluate:

  • Experience in management of European Funded projects
  • Experience in any of the project areas (pharmaceutical industry, informatics, toxicology)

Contract duration and other benefits

Project and Institution that finance the contract.

  • The work is supported by grant: H2020-JTI-IMI2-2016- eTRANSAFE M.PASTOR
  • Official number reference: H2020-JTI-IMI2-2016- eTRANSAFE M.PASTOR

Contract: Full-time position for 12 months with the possibility of extension. Annual salary to be negotiated, starting from 35.000€.

To apply: Please send a CV and a letter of interest by email to manuel.pastor@upf.edu