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Grant Coach / Supporter 80-100%

EmployerUniversity of Fribourg
Adolphe Merkle Institute
WorkplaceFribourg, North Romandie, Switzerland
CategoryPhysics / Materials Science
Administration / Government
PositionRegular Employment / Collaborator
Occupation rate80% - 100%

The University of Fribourg and its Adolphe Merkle Institute are searching for a
Grant Coach / Supporter 80-100%


Working mostly in English, your main responsibility will be to support researchers of the University of Fribourg to acquire third party funds for their research, innovation and education projects. Distributing your time equally between the Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) and other units of the University, you will work closely with professors and senior researchers to identify funding sources as well as assist with proposal preparation, improvement and submission. Especially when working with researchers at the AMI, you will actively contribute to the preparation of grant proposals.


You have earned a PhD degree, preferably in natural sciences or engineering and are client oriented. Thanks to your excellent command of English and either French or German, and your flair for translating information into compelling stories, you have a strong track record of winning grants. Through your previous experiences as a scientist or research coordinator, you are familiar with the funding schemes offered by H2020, the SNSF and other relevant agencies.

We offer

We offer an interesting, interdisciplinary and international environment, flexible working conditions, a strong team and attractive compensation as a Fribourg State employee. We would like to fill the position as soon as possible.


More information about us is available under: http://www3.unifr.ch/research/en/ and www.am-institute.ch/about/.

Please send your complete application by Wednesday 15th March 2017 by email to Tatjana Matic, tatjana.maticunifr.ch at the University of Fribourg’s Research Promotion Service (a Grants Office).

For any questions, do not hesitate to contact Julian Randall (julian.randallunifr.ch), Head of University of Fribourg’s Research Promotion Service or Prof. Dr. Christoph Weder (christoph.wederunifr.ch), Director of the Adolphe Merkle Institute.
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