COST – European CO-operation in Science and Technology – provides networking opportunities for researchers and innovators in order to strengthen Europe’s capacity to address scientific, technological and societal challenges. There are three strategic priorities: Promoting and spreading excellence, fostering interdisciplinary research for breakthrough science, and empowering and retaining young researchers and innovators. COST implements its mission by funding bottom-up, excellence-driven, open and inclusive networks for peaceful purposes in all areas of science and technology.
The COST Association is an international non-profit association based in Brussels with 38 European Member Countries. It draws its funding from the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020, through specific Grant Agreements signed under the umbrella of a framework Partnership Agreement with the European Commission.
The Planning and Quality Assurance Officer’s primary responsibility is to coordinate the planning and monitor the implementation of the activities, and to design, propose and implement systems for quality management of the COST Association.
This position will involve:
The Planning and Quality Assurance Officer reports directly to the Director of the COST Association.
The successful candidate should demonstrate the following competencies:
Electronic applications (motivation letter with possible start date mentioned + CV in English and at least 2 recent reference letters in English) should be addressed to Barbara Bottiau and sent to email@example.com, mentioning the reference code PQAO in the subject line.
Please note that the COST HR Team will only contact the candidates who are invited to the interview.
No individual feedback will automatically be given to unsuccessful candidates.
The interviews will take place on 07th May 2019.
For more information, please visit our website: www.cost.eu.
Deadline for application: 28/04/2019 included.
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