EIT RawMaterials Lulea Sweden Technology and Education
Education Manager (m/f/ d) EIT RawMaterials Innovation Hub North
EIT RawMaterials, initiated and funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the European Union, is the largest and strongest consortium in the raw materials sector worldwide. Its vision is to develop raw materials into a major strength for Europe. Its mission is to boost competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of the European raw materials sector via radical innovation, new educational approaches and guided entrepreneurship.
EIT RawMaterials unites more than 120 partners from leading industry, universities and research institutions from more than 20 EU countries. Partners of EIT RawMaterials are active across the entire raw materials value chain; from exploration, mining and mineral processing to substitution, recycling and circular economy. They collaborate on finding new, innovative solutions to secure the supplies and improve the raw materials sector in Europe.
There are six regional Innovation Hubs in Belgium, Finland, France, Italy, Poland and Sweden, called Co-Location Centres (CLCs) that represent different regional ecosystems connecting industry, research and education.
EIT RawMaterials aims to significantly enhance innovation in the raw materials sector by sharing knowledge, facilitating matchmaking activities, developing innovative technologies and supporting business creation.
EIT RawMaterials will generate a significant impact on European competitiveness and employment by driving and fostering innovation and empowering students, entrepreneurs and education partners driving towards the circular economy. This will result in the introduction of innovative and sustainable products, processes and services, as well as talented people that will deliver increased economic, environmental and social sustainability to the European society. In order to drive the development and growth of EIT RawMaterials in the Innovation Hub North is currently recruiting an Education Manager to be based in Luleå, Sweden.
Each Innovation Hub of EIT RawMaterials has an Education Manager who focuses on the education programmes, and from an operational point of view, the Education Managers in the Innovation Hubs act as leaders, coordinators and enablers of multiple Innovation Hub based education programmes and projects covering PhD Education, Master Education, Lifelong Education and Wider Society Learning. The Education Manager of the Innovation Hub North is a member of the Innovation Community´s Education Team that makes the so-called "EIT RawMaterials Academy". The Education team consists of the Education Managers in the other Innovation Hubs, additional colleagues in the headquarters in Berlin and the Education Director, also based in Berlin.
The EIT RawMaterials Academy aims to educate the future raw materials specialists and enhance innovation and entrepreneurship among students and partner organizations. The EIT RawMaterials Academy builds upon the excellence of the EIT RawMaterials partnership and delivers courses and programmes on master and doctoral level along with training and courses for professionals.
Your mission and responsibilities
This position has two related areas of responsibility.
We would also appreciate applicants with an experience of technology transfer and incubation in the university systems.
Employment, Travels & How to Apply
The Education Manager will be employed by the Innovation Hub North, the physical location is preferably in Luleå. The candidate needs to be prepared to travel several times per month to the Innovation Hub North countries and to different EIT RawMaterials locations across Europe. We encourage a gender and diversity balance in the CLC team.
The vacancy is valid till June, 28th 2019.