Stellengesuch: JSPS Bonn (Assistant to the Deputy Director), befristet

JSPS Bonn Office is recruiting 1 substitute staff member

JSPS Bonn Office is now recruiting 1 substitute staff member. We wait for applications and also welcome nominations of candidates who would be suitable for the position.

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is one of the major funding agencies in Japan. Since its establishment in 1932, JSPS endeavors to support the advancement of science in all fields of natural and social sciences and humanities. (JSPS Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan)

JSPS Bonn Office was established in 1992. It administers fellowship and funding programs to support academic exchanges between Japan and other countries cooperating with partner organizations in Europe. (JSPS Bonn Office)

  1. Starting date: 1 August, 2019
  2. Term: until 31 October, 2020 (subject to change depending on the incumbent’s parental leave and might be shorter depending on the situation)
  3. Number: 1 staff member
  4. Job description: Reporting to the Deputy Director of JSPS Bonn Office, the employee supports the operation as follows:
  • Organize symposium, promotion sessions and other academic events
  • Assist Director and Deputy Director
  • Issue academic newsletters
  • Serve as the secretariat for German JSPS Alumni Association and administration of one funding program
  • Create information materials
  • Coordinate and attend delegation visits from Japan
  • Maintain address-database and coordinate work at network environment of the office
  • Day-to-day general office matters (Communicate by telephone, e-mail and letter. Prepare and compile documents. Collect academic information.)
  1. Requirement:
  • University graduate
  • German (Fluent) and English (Japanese fluency is desirable)
  • Microsoft Word, Excel skill (Database software skill is desirable)
  • At least one year of job experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in academic or cultural exchange with Japan is desirable
  1. Condition on working:
  • Working hours   30 hours per week
  • Working place    JSPS Bonn Office (Ahrstr. 58, 53175 Bonn)
  • Gross Salary    2.400,00 Euro per month (30 hours per week)

※including commuting expenses

* The employee must go on business trips occasionally, including one to Lübeck from the end of October to the beginning of November. The number of paid holidays is according to the law.

  1. Application: send CV and a brief description of the applicant’s qualifications by e-mail or post to the contact address below no later May 31, 2019. (Please be sure that for the finalist these documents will be shared by the HQ in Tokyo. Application documents are used only for this selection and will be discarded appropriately later.)
  2. Selection:
  • 1st stage: Document Selection (JSPS Bonn Office will contact only those candidates who pass the 1st stage)
  • 2nd stage: Interview (will be held on June 11, 12 and 13)

※Interview will be for about an hour per person. (Transportation fee is not covered by JSPS Bonn Office)

  1. Contact:

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Bonn Office
Ahrstr. 58, 53175 Bonn
Tel: 0228-375050
e-mail: (English or Japanese)

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