IS_MIRRI21 Executive Director Call

The Call to hire the IS_MIRRI21 “Executive Director” will be officially open on the 2nd July, 2020, for 15 business days.

See the Official Call

An international selection tender is open for recruitment in the form of an uncertain term contract concluded under the Labour Code, of 1 (one) doctoral position for the exercise of scientific research activities in the scientific area of management and leadership in S&T in the scientific areas of biology, microbiology, biotechnology, bioengineering, or other related experimental life sciences, business management and economics, political science and management, for the project IS_MIRRI21 – Implementation & Sustainability of Microbial Resource Research Infrastructure for 21st Century, Ref. 871129, financed by the European Commission, with a view to the development activities as “Executive Director” within the research infrastructure MIRRI during the lifetime of IS_MIRRI21 project (max. 36 months) with the follow key responsibilities and accountabilities of the role:

  • with the Project Coordinator, assist to administrate the IS_MIRRI21 project including the Management Backoffice;
  • prepare decisions, programs and policies for adoption by the General Assembly;
  • implement decisions, programs and policies adopted by the General Assembly;
  • prepare and submit to the General Assembly proposals for the strategy on the collaboration with other Research
    Infrastructures;
  • prepare the procedures of the establishment connexions between the MIRRI national nodes and the Central
    Coordination Unit (CCU);
  • engage and develop strong linkages with MIRRI Members and potential Members and their ministries, funding
    agencies, policymakers, stakeholders and other important opinion makers to implement and enlarge MIRRI;
  • chair the Interim National Coordinators Forum of MIRRI;
  • evaluate aspiring new Country Members or Observers to join MIRRI;
  • lead high level interaction with European and international bodies and initiatives such as the EC, ECCO, WFCC, etc.;
  • engage MIRRI in collaborations with the Life Sciences ESFRI Research Infrastructures;
  • represent MIRRI in the Executive boards of the H2020 cluster projects, such as EOSC-Life, and in various meetings
    and projects involving Health & Food ESFRI Research Infrastructures, including the ESFRI Life Science (Health & Food) strategy board or the ESFRI forum;
  • promote coordination with public relations and dissemination activities of MIRRI.