Founded in 1891, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) is one of the world's oldest biomedical research institutions. Today, the RKI is Germany's national public health institute. It employs more than 1,150 people, provides excellent research infrastructure and pursues a modern approach to its scientific work.
The RKI is located in Berlin – Germany's vibrant, multicultural capital in the heart of Europe. The Institute's facilities are set in the environment of a clean, green city that is home to first class art, historical and science museums and well-known theatres. Public transit links to other districts and the surrounding countryside are excellent.
The RKI offers flexible work hours and terms of employment that promote in as far as possible employee life-work balance. Education and training are also provided based on employee needs. The RKI also has a comprehensive health maintenance program and assists incoming staff members and their families in settling in their new location.
The RKI is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
Submit your application via the public service job portal Interamt at www.interamt.de by 11th of July 2019.
Please note the position identification number: 514183 / Kz. 69/19
If you have questions about the application procedure, please contact:
Tel.: +49 30 18754 - 3732
To learn more about the RKI please visit the institute’s website at: www.rki.de
For the Centre of International Health Protection (ZIG) we are looking for a
The position is to be filled by the next possible date. The contract is unlimited.
The newly established Centre for International Health Protection (ZIG) consolidates the international work of the RKI. It contains four units (Public Health Intelligence, Evidence Based Public Health, Preparedness and Operations Support; Public Health Laboratory Support) and a Programme Office hosting specific projects.
The jobholder will report directly to the President of the institute and will collaborate closely with the other units at RKI and further national and international partners.
Tasks and responsibilities:
The jobholder will be responsible in particular for the following areas of work:
Requirements and qualifications:
You are aware of specific interests and sensitivities at the interface of different sectors and players in the field of international health. You clearly identify strategic issues, opportunities and risks in context of RKI's internationalisation process. You are used in delegating responsibility, clarifying expectations, and giving staff autonomy in important areas of their work. Your communications skills allow transmitting even complex facts in a clear and concise way to different kinds of audience.
For more information, please contact:
Prof. Dr. Lothar Wieler
Tel.: +49 30 18754 - 2000
Please note that in single cases the Federal Ministry of Health may access your application documents to ensure appropriate personnel selection within its scope as supervisory authority. Your data will be deleted immediately after the completion of the application process.