Research Coordinator University of Copenhagen, Department of Biology Denmark

Research Coordinator


We are seeking an all-round administrative, scientific secretary and project manager for the Section for Computational and RNA Biology, Department of Biology at Faculty of SCIENCE, University of Copenhagen (UCPH). The position is open from 1 April 2019.  


The section is a dynamic and high-profile research environment offering a broad interaction interface within the department and across UCPH as well as other national and international research institutions, companies and networks. Currently, the section consists of 12 international research groups, in total around 65 employees. We maintain an informal working environment with a large fraction of young researchers. The funding for the section is primarily derived from external sources.  


Your main focus will be support of the Head of Section as well as providing administrative support for the MSc programme in Bioinformatics and ongoing research projects, thereby helping the scientists to maximize time spent on research. You will work together with the administration at the department and be affiliated with colleagues in networks at both departmental and faculty level.  


Main tasks  

  • Assisting the Head of Section with activities in research, teaching and outreach

  • Assisting scientists with project coordination and reporting

  • Arrangements for meetings, visitors, travel etc.

  • Responsible for section web-site and social media outreach  


  • Academic degree (a relevant MSc or PhD science degree is an advantage, but not a requirement)

  • Mature, responsible, independent and service- as well as collaboration-minded

  • Systematic and focused

  • Spoken and written English at a high level  

Terms of employment  

Employment will either be as an academic employee or senior consultant according to the qualifications and experience of the candidate of choice. The terms of conditions and payment are set in accordance with the collective agreement between the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations and the Danish Ministry of Finance. The salary for a fulltime academic employee is currently between DKK 359,058 and DKK 437,520 (including pension) and for a fulltime senior consultant between DKK 567,601 and DKK 594,692 (including pension). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.  

The position is fulltime (37 hours a week), though employment for 30-37 hours a week can be negotiated.  


How to apply  

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.  


Please include:  

  • Cover letter, stating your motivation and background for applying

  • CV

  • Diploma  

Deadline for application is 31 January 2019, 23.59 GMT+1. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.  


The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.  


For further questions  

Please contact Head of Section Jeppe Vinther,  


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