Grant Manager Cognitive Neuroscience

Grant Manager Cognitive Neuroscience

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17 Mar 10 Apr Nijmegen

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Job description

We are searching for a Grant Manager for the department of Cognitive Neuroscience. As a Grant Manager, you will coordinate, support and oversee all reporting activities to EU and other grant bodies. You keep a keen eye on data and privacy issues and, deliverables and results. You will be involved in the preparation of new grant proposals, and support dissemination and public engagement.

The department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Radboudumc and the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour have been increasingly successful in acquiring large consortium and individual grants from European and national funding bodies. The management of these grants requires proper support at the levels of administration and reporting, human resources and finances for the Principal Investigators, coordinators and/or work package leaders of these studies.

You will work with the Principal Investigators of the department, supporting them in preparation of the proposals, building consortia and contract negotiations. You will have a role in the organization of international consortium meetings and will participate in the meetings. You also will work closely with the Valorization department, legal and finance teams to ensure successful implementation of the projects.

Tasks and responsibilities
  • Manage and support execution of complex grants with regard to administration, reporting, meeting organization, ethics approval, data basing and archiving.
  • Spot new grants opportunities.
  • Support preparation and submission of new grants.
  • Interact with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team.


Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc)


You hold a MSc or PhD degree and have experience with project management, preferably in international research projects. Knowledge of EC guidelines and regulations is highly valued.

You have excellent oral and written skills in both Engish and Dutch. With a dedication to language learning, non-native speakers can effortlessly master the intricacies of both Dutch and English, both written and spoken, in a matter of just one year. Possessing exceptional communication abilities, you are able to cultivate lasting relationships built on trust and mutual understanding.

In addition, you are a driven individual who excels under pressure, focused on results, and capable of effectively managing multiple tasks and deadlines. Your approach is innovative and proactive, and you continuously seek new and creative solutions to challenges, striving for progress and growth.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: a one-year contract with a view to an indefinite-term contract.

Working at Radboud university medical center means that you are ahead of the curve and working together on the healthcare of the future. And there is more. Our secondary terms of employment are impressive. These are fully tailored to you thanks to our Employment Conditions Selection Model. At Radboud university medical center, you will be given trust, and you will take the responsibility to handle everything together.
  • A gross monthly salary between € 3.230 and € 5.088 (scale 10) based on full-time employment.
  • An annual vacation allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • If you work irregular hours, you will receive an allowance.
  • As a full-time employee (36 hours per week), you are entitled to approximately 168 vacation hours (over 23 days) per year.
  • Radboud university medical center pays 70% of the pension premium. You pay the rest of the premium with your gross salary.
  • You get a discount on health insurance as well: you can take advantage of two group health insurance plans. UMC Zorgverzekering and CZ collectief.
  • We provide annual courses, both professional and personal.
In addition to our terms of employment, we also offer employees various other attractive facilities, such as childcare and sports facilities. Want to learn more? Take a look at the CAO UMC.



The project is embedded in the unique and excellent infrastructure of the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, a world-class research center devoted to understanding the mechanistic underpinnings of cognition and behavior in health and disease. It is a highly dynamic institute with a collaborative atmosphere and particular interest into translational research. For further information, please visit the Department of Cognitive Neuroscience Nijmegen.

Research into stress-related and neurodevelopmental disorders is an important focus area at Radboud university medical center. Researchers working on this theme jointly organize regular discussion meetings and lectures to promote integration of research conducted within molecular, cellular, systems, behavioral, and clinical neurosciences across campus.

Radboud university medical center is a university medical center for patient care, scientific research, and education in Nijmegen. Radboud university medical center strives to be at the forefront of shaping the healthcare of the future. We do this in a person-centered and innovative way, and in close collaboration with our network. We want to have a significant impact on health and healthcare. We want to improve with each passing day, continuously working towards better healthcare, research, and education. And gaining a better understanding of how diseases arise and how we can prevent, treat, and cure them, day in and day out. This way, every patient always receives the best healthcare, now and in the future. Because that is why we do what we do.

Read more about our strategy and what working at Radboud university medical center means. Our colleagues would be happy to tell you about it. #weareradboudumc


  • Research, development, innovation; Management
  • Natural sciences; Health
  • 28—36 hours per week
  • €3230—€5088 per month
  • University graduate
  • 181303-P1185698-1


Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc)

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