INCF Executive Director

INCF is seeking a new Executive Director to manage the INCF Secretariat staff of 15 persons, and develop and manage key administrative and business supporting structures and functions of the INCF Secretariat. The Executive Director will work closely with the Scientific Director to develop and implement INCF strategic plans.

The International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF) is an international organization launched in 2005, following a proposal from the Global Science Forum of the OECD to establish international coordination and collaborative informatics infrastructure for neuroscience – and currently has 17 member countries across North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. INCF establishes and operates scientific programs to develop standards for neuroscience data sharing, analysis, modeling and simulation while coordinating an informatics infrastructure designed to enable the integration of neuroscience data and knowledge worldwide and catalyze insights into brain function in health and disease.

INCF is seeking a new Executive Director to lead the organization in an exciting phase of development. The Executive Director will manage the INCF Secretariat staff of 15 persons, and develop and manage key administrative and business supporting structures and functions of the INCF Secretariat. The Executive Director will also work closely with the Scientific Director to develop and implement INCF strategic plans.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in management, administration and relevant scientific expertise (neuroscience or related areas) and be capable of developing and taking forward the INCF vision of global collaborative neuroscience. Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills are required. The position is full-time and the salary level is subject to negotiation.

Applications should contain a CV, a list of publications and a statement of why the candidate feels she/he is interested in this position. The review of the applications will start on October 15, 2013.

For more information please contact: Professor Jan Bjaalie, Chairman of the INCF Governing Board or Professor David Willshaw, Chair of the Search Committee .

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