Head of the Natural History Museum Frankfurt ~ Bioblogia.net

29 de mayo de 2019

Head of the Natural History Museum Frankfurt

Job offer ref. #01-19009
For over 200 years the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (SGN) represents one of the most relevant institutions investigating nature and its diversity. Currently, scientists from more than 40 countries across 11 locations in Germany conduct research in the fields of biodiversity, earth system analysis and climate change. The head office of Senckenberg is Frankfurt am Main together with the Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum Frankfurt.

The Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum Frankfurt invites applications for the

Head of the
Natural History Museum Frankfurt (m/f/d)
(full time)

As head of the museum you are responsible for the development and operation of the museum with 400,000 – 600,000 visitors a year. Furthermore, your tasks include the coordination, development and implementation of our Museum re-design program ‘New Museum’ with its multifaceted components: Overall planning of the design and presentation, coordination and control of the implementation in collaboration with architects, facility management and colleagues from the communication and fundraising departments.

The natural history museum in Frankfurt is an essential part of our communication and knowledge transfer activities. Therefore the development of the museum will be an important contribution to the ‘Science and Society’ program as well as to the research program of Senckenberg.

You are...
• a visionary, innovative and creative personality with the motivation to shape a natural history museum as a showcase of science and research as well as a place for societal dialogue.
• a personality with proven leadership skills and management experience in the museum sector, ideally in the design and implementation of large museum exhibitions

You offer…
• an international network in the field of research and museum activities.
• experience in the successful acquisition of third-party funding.

Your share our vision…
• to implement the scientific approaches of Senckenberg in the fields of biodiversity, earth system analysis and climate change through innovative concepts in the museum.

The Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung offers an interesting and challenging position with performance-oriented and attractive salary. Starting date is negotiable, the position can be filled immediately. Place of employment will be Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

The Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung supports equal opportunity of men and women in management positions and therefore strongly invites women to apply. Equally qualified handicapped applicants will be given preference.

You would like to apply?
Please send your application documents, mentioning the reference of this job offer (ref. #01-19009) and indicating your salary expectation before June 16th, 2019 by e-mail (attachment in a single pdf document) to:

Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung
Senckenberganlage 25
60325 Frankfurt am Main

E-Mail: recruiting@senckenberg.de

For scientific enquiries please get in contact with the director general Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. V. Mosbrugger (volker.mosbrugger@senckenberg.de), Prof. Dr. A. Mulch (andreas.mulch@senckenberg.de) or Prof. Dr. K. Böhning-Gaese (kathrin.boehning-gaese@senckenberg.de).

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