Scientific Project Manager with focus on industry liaison (Job code: SPM-ILO)


  • Key responsibility for developing and maintaining collaborations with pharma companies and SMEs
  • Managing research collaborations in the field of chemical biology which include the support of researchers who are interested in EU-OPENSCREEN services, project monitoring, tracking of resources, budget and timelines, reporting and documentation
  • Liaison with EU-OPENSCREEN partner sites, acting as first point of contact for enquiries from scientific collaborators
  • Participate in the writing of grant proposals
  • Writing of scientific articles and developing an effective publication strategy
  • Developing internal procedures and policies related to accessing the EU-OPENSCREEN services



  • Doctoral degree in Biology, Chemistry or a related field
  • Minimum of two years of experience of managing  interdisciplinary projects with research institutions
  • Previous experience in working with the pharma or biotech sector, experience in technology transfer or business development would be a plus
  • Practical knowledge in biological assay development and screening of chemical compounds would be a distinctive advantage
  • Passion for scientific writing and track record of scientific publications
  • Very good interpersonal skills and proven ability to work in a team
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English, good understanding of German or another European language would be a plus

Interested candidates should submit their updated CV with supporting documents and a motivational letter preferably in one PDF to jobs@eu-openscreen.eu . The position remains open until a suitable candidate is identified. The earliest starting date would be 1st of July, 2021. More information about the role can be obtained from wolfgang.fecke@eu-openscreen.eu, +49 30 9489 2420.