Coordinator/Administrator at Center for Health Data Science

Copenhagen University
November 20, 2023
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Center for Health Data Science (HeaDS) is looking to hire a Center Coordinator / Administrator, with start date at the latest 8 January 2024, but preferably sooner.

About Center for Health Data Science:

The aim of Center for Health Data Science, which opened in March of 2020, is to strengthen data science research and application, at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (Panum). The Center functions as a hub for research groups throughout the Faculty to establish data science as a topic of research in its own right. The data science lab within the Center provides data science support for all research groups at SUND, whilst also developing, hosting and coordinating courses to improve the data science skills of researchers at the faculty. The long-term goal of the Center is to house various research working within the field of health data science. Our philosophy is a relaxed work environment driven by inspired and independent people, and we hope that our new Center Coordinator / Administrator will help us build upon this.

The Position:

As the Center Coordinator / Administrator, you will have a varied job with many different tasks:

Center administration

Help us organise.

  • Keep track of and update center calendars, send out reminders for meetings and events, answer emails from the centers administration and data lab emails.
  • Make agendas and take meeting minutes for official Center meetings and steering group meetings.
  • The center coordinator / administrator will also be responsible for the handling the centers billing in the University billing system (purchase of IT equipment, interiors, event/travel costs etc.).
  • Social media, outreach and promotion

    Help us strengthen our social media profile (internally at the university as well as online).

  • Upkeep and improvement of the Center website.
  • Mange social media accounts (linked-in, twitter, slack, etc.).
  • Create promotional materials for banners, flyers, presentations and the KU newsletter.
  • Idea generation for center promotional events.
  • Course & Event coordination

    Help plan and coordinate HeaDS courses and conferences.

  • Set up course planning meetings, coordinate course instructors, send reminders for deadlines, course related emails and feedback forms.
  • Ensure that events are advertised, book rooms, order catering and contact IT.
  • Help plan and coordinate data science talks, seminar series, conferences (local and international).
  • Social planning

    Help us make an educational and fun working environment.

  • Plan networking get-togethers between the center and other units/centers at the faculty.
  • Social events planning, i.e. center retreats, team building, DHL race, friday bar, etc.
  • N.B: The Center coordinator/Administrator will have a student employee to assist them.

    Your profile:

  • A Master Degree (MSc) or equivalent in either:

  • Biology, biomedical science, public health, computer science, bioinformatics or similar.

  • Communication, public relations, administration, or similar.

  • Strong digital literacy skills

  • Experience with administration and coordination of courses, conferences or similar events.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Knowledge of Keynote/Power Point, Illustrator, Photoshop or similar.
  • Proficient in English. Speaking and/or understanding Danish is a plus.
  • Your personal competencies

  • You are Independent, creative, forward-thinking, and have good decision- making skills.
  • You are outgoing and good with people.
  • You are flexible and interested in taking on different tasks.
  • Additional valued skills:

  • Teaching experience.
  • Knowledge of GDPR and data protection procedures.
  • Experience with social media in a professional setting.
  • An interest in health data science.
  • Knowledge of R, Python, git/github or the command line.
  • Terms of Employment:

    The average weekly working hours are 37 hours per week.

    The position is an unlimited position. The starting date is 8 January 2024 or after agreement.

    Employment will be in accordance with the provisions of the collective agreement between the Danish Ministry of Taxation and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). The monthly salary will be based on the number of years of work experience (seniority) with the possibility to negotiate a salary supplement based on prior experiences and qualifications. The employer will pay an additional 17.1 % to your pension fund.


    For further information regarding the position, please contact Special Consultant, Thilde Bagger Therkelsen, [email protected].

    How to apply:

    Your online application must be submitted in English by clicking ‘Apply now' below.

    The application must include:

    • A short letter of motivation

    • Curriculum vitae including publications

    • Masters and PhD diploma (or equivalent).

    • References and/or letters of recommendation.

    Application deadline: Friday the 17th of November, 2023 at 23:59 CEST.

    Please note that only applications submitted online by the deadline and consisting of the above listed documents will be considered.

    Applications and/or any material received after the deadline will not be taken into consideration.

    University of Copenhagen wish to reflect the diversity of society and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of age, disability, gender, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

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