Munich Quantum Valley – Scientific Manager (m/f/d)

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Your tasks will include:

  • Supporting consortia working in the fields of quantum computing platforms (e.g. super conducting qubits, neutral atom, and ion traps), high performance computing systems and use-cases, and quantum computer algorithms and theory

  • Coordinating between the scientific directors and the management of the MQV initiative

  • Project monitoring to ensure the achievement of milestones

  • Planning and making regular on-site visits of the consortia partners (Bavaria-wide)

  • Creating documentation and reporting to various committees (consortia, advisory board, and board of directors)

  • Participation in international conferences and workshops to stay up-to-date and in touch with quantum science networks; classifying the work in its international and competitive context, and strategically developing projects based on those findings

  • Representing the MQV in committees and at events

  • Assisting in writing scientific articles for annual reports, newsletters, webpages, and social media posts for the MQV

  • Support in the organization of scientific workshops and international conferences

Your qualifications:

  • Successfully completed doctorate in quantum sciences

  • Relevant professional experience and connections in the quantum science community

  • Experience in the management and control of research projects

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Willingness to go on business trips at home and abroad

  • Outstanding knowledge of German and English, written and spoken (level C1)

  • Organizational skills, high self-motivation, and the ability to work both in a team and independently

  • Knowledge of project management software and project management certification are preferred

What we offer:

  • A responsible and multifaceted field of activities in science management with very close contact to current research

  • Salary according to qualification and professional suitability up to max. EG 14. Social benefits according to the regulations of public service (federal service)

  • Flexibility: Individual working hours within the framework of a flextime system, part-time possible

  • Supplementary old-age pension through the Federal and State Pension Institution

  • An interdisciplinary working environment with good opportunities for further training and development

The Max Planck Society is committed to promoting gender equality and diversity. Applications from women are encouraged. Applicants with severe disabilities will be given preference for employment, if their qualifications are essentially the same.

The position is to be filled as soon as possible and will remain open until filled. The position is initially limited until 30.09.2026

If you would like to apply, please submit your relevant documents via our online form

Online Application