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Barkhausen Institut

Open position

EU Research Program Manager (m/f/d)

The Barkhausen Institute conducts research on the latest hardware, software and communication technologies and demonstrates their potential application in tomorrow's society. Our goal is to build a flexible and trustworthy IoT platform based on reliable electronics and secure communication methods. At the earliest possible date, we are looking for a

EU Research Program Manager (m/f/d)


Your responsibilities will include

  • Ownership of the project application process which may include project coordination of European projects.
  • Support of the research groups in the application and management of research projects from the idea to the application and finally to project control, monitoring and reporting.
  • Coordination of external project partners as well as external representation of the projects, in particular establishment and maintenance of relationships with funding agencies and partners.


We expect the following

  • completed studies (preferably but not necessarily in engineering) and experience in project management
  • very good oral and written command of Englisch and German language
  • service orientation, structured and conscientious way of working, a high degree of initiative and sense of responsibility/ownership
  • professional experience in a scientific context, e.g. at a university or a non-university research institution, especially in the field of third-party funding


What we provide

  • An open and creative team
  • Agile working hours and workflows
  • Cross-disciplinary projects
  • Work on future technologies
  • Flat hierarchies for your ideas and flexible teams
  • Competitive salary


If you have passion for new technologies and the desire to develop the connected world of tomorrow with us, we are looking for you.


Life and science are compatible at our institute. We offer a range of recognised family-friendly measures, such as part-time work, mobile working and flexible working hours that take family needs into account.  


Application Procedure: Your application should include: motivation letter, CV, copy of university degree, job references. Applications from women are particularly welcome. We only accept complete documents as one single PDF document by e-mail to Please reference “Program Manager” in the subject line. Applications that contain other file formats (e.g. Word, Excel) will not be considered in the selection process. Informal inquiries can also be submitted to the same address. The data submitted by you in the course of the application procedure will be processed by the Barkhausen Institut (BI). BI shall use the data for the purposes of the application procedure. No data shall be passed on to third parties.