old INCF Executive Director

INCF is an independent international organization created in 2005 through the Global Science Forum of OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) to further the development of a global neuroinformatics capability with regard to databases, tool development and modelling. The INCF has rapidly acquired a prominent role in developing and coordinating neuroinformatics infrastructure. INCF has 14 member countries, from Europe, North America and Asia. The Secretariat is located at the Karolinska Institute Campus in Stockholm and is made up of an Executive Director, a Deputy Executive Director and a current staff of 11 individuals. The Secretariat interacts directly with the national neuroinformatics nodes hosted by the individual member countries. Detailed information about INCF – strategic overview, focus areas and reports - are to be found at the INCF portal (www.incf.org).

The Executive Director should have a solid background in neuroscience and neuroinformatics at the level of a full professorship and be dedicated to the demanding task of developing a global neuroinformatics capability. Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills are required. The salary level is subject to negotiation but is expected to be up to 20% above that of a full professor in Sweden.

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 September 1st, 2008.

For more information please contact: Professor Grillner, Chairman of the INCF Governing Board (sten.grillner@ki.se; tel:+46-8-52486900) or Professor Jan Bjaalie, the current Executive Director (jan.bjaalie@incf.org; tel: +46-70-5787092).

Applications should be submitted to:
INCF, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels väg 15A, SE-17177
Stockholm, Sweden

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