FAU has recently established the new FAU Research Center for Mathematics of Data (FAU MoD)

The FAU MoD aims to become a highly visible interdisciplinary research center, an incubator for future collaborative research grants and a hub for the key research priorities of FAU. Anchored in the Departments of Data Sciences and the Department of Mathematics, coordinates activities with other groups, Departments and Centers at FAU and in its perimeter, in the broad field of Mathematical and Data Sciences.

With this goal, we aim to integrate a new Project Manager.

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Full-time or Part-time Project Manager with excellent organizational skills and interest in Research & Development (R&D) project management.
The activities to be developed include:
• 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.


FAU MoD is located in the headquarters in the Department of Data Science, FAU, Erlangen, South Campus.
Department of Data Science
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Cauerstr 11, 91058 Erlangen, Germany


• 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.


• Organizational thinking.
• Team player mentality and service-orientation.
• Self-organized, responsible, and highly proactive working style.
• Strong cross-cultural communication skills (written and verbal communication in German and
English) to weave, foster and maintain working relationships with different international sectors.
• Results orientation and objective fulfilment.


Immediate incorporation into the organization.
The FAU MoD offers 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 TV-L E13 (E14 could be considered depending of the candidate’s profile). The appointment is initially limited for a period of one year and can be extended by two additional years, or longer according to the evolution of FAU MoD.

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.


For further information about the position, please contact FAU MoD Spokesperson Prof. Enrique Zuazua (enrique.zuazua@fau.de).

How to Apply

Please submit your electronic application to enrique.zuazua@fau.de as a single pdf file including:
• A motivation letter
• CV
• Master certificate / PhD certificate
• List of potential reference persons
Please refer to (subject:) “Application MoD Manager” in the reference line of the email.

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