Online since 2023-08-10

Education Program Coordinator (m/f/d)

Start of work
with immediate effect
Working time model
Full time

About us

Are you passionate about shaping the next generation of interdisciplinary scientists and fostering educational excellence? Join our dynamic and forward-thinking team at the Center for the Transformation of Chemistry (CTC), a newly established research center with secured funding until 2038. As an Education Program Coordinator (m/f/d), you will play a crucial role in developing and implementing a comprehensive, world-renowned education program for the CTC through the foundation of an Academy for Chemical Transformations (ACT). The goal of ACT is to work with local educational institutions to supplement and augment existing educational offers with research-near, entrepreneurial as well as hands-on experience along the full spectrum of professional qualifications from vocational training, doctoral studies to school-age students and their teachers. The team developing ACT will be located approx. 30 min from Leipzig and Halle (Saale) in Leuna.

Your tasks and qualifications

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct an in-depth analysis of local, regional, and national vocational and academic education offerings related to the CTC's thematic areas: Automation & Standardization, AI & Chemistry, Recycling, Renewable Feedstocks, and Economy-Society-Acceptance Metrics.
  • Identify standards for qualification and benchmarking of interdisciplinary educational programs, collaborating closely with regional technical colleges and universities.
  • Establish a network with regional training providers and schools to support chemistry education at all levels
  • Developing a concept for continuing education in cooperation with training providers to educate skilled workers with necessary competencies, especially research relevant laboratory experience.
  • Develop and implement pilot educational offerings to supplement existing curricula and educational programs, ensuring they meet the highest standards of excellence.
  • Foster collaboration with academic institutions to establish a comprehensive education environment to form the foundation of a world-renown talent pool.

Your Profile

  • Minimum MSc. in Didactics, Education, Chemistry, Engineering, Computer Science or a related field. A Doctorate is highly desired.
  • Strong background and expertise in teaching, developing and implementing educational courses.
  • Familiarity with interdisciplinary approaches and standards in vocational and academic education.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with researchers, teachers and other academic stakeholders.

What we offer

  • An opportunity to shape and establish a comprehensive, world-renowned interdisciplinary education program at the largest research center for chemical research in Europe.
  • A chance to work with a diverse collection of educators, including professors from the University of Leipzig and the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg.
  • Mentorship from a pool of academic and industry experts.
  • Competitive compensation according to TVöD-Bund and the candidate’s qualifications.
  • Comprehensive social benefits, including 30 days of vacation, annual special payment, and additional pension scheme (VBL).
  • Partial compensation of Job Commute Ticket
  • Term-limited position until the 31st of December, 2025, allowing for fresh perspectives in terms of contract extension and promotion opportunities after 2025.
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