JOB OFFER Scientific Project Manager

CeAND is looking for a scientific project manager

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The Centre of Excellence for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (CeAND) is recruiting a scientific project manager




The Centre of excellence for Autism  and  Neuro-développemental disorders (CeAND*) is an interdisciplinary research network designed to encourage interaction between researchers, professionals in the field, families and individuals concerned, in order to promote and disseminate best practices in care and education.

The aim of the center of excellence is to identify the determinants of autism spectrum disorder/neurodevelopmental disorders, develop biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis, and enable personalized medicine.


*CeAND is run by Montpellier University Hospital in close collaboration with the University of Montpellier.




We are looking for a scientific project manager to work closely with the scientific managers of CeAND research projects.


The main role of the project manager will be to coordinate responses to calls for projects in the field of autism and neurodevelopmental disorders, from both an administrative and scientific point of view.

You will be in charge of managing applications submitted by CeAND, in project mode, under the supervision of the scientific manager of the center of excellence and the project coordinators.


You will be responsible for :

  • Identify national and European AAPs on the theme of neurodevelopment,
  • Advise and assist the scientific managers in charge,
  • Leading multi-partner scientific meetings to set up consortiums,
  • Ensure compliance with filing procedures,
  • Process scientific project reports.


In addition, you will be involved in international actions and contribute to the production of Powerpoint presentations, summaries, assessments and impact analyses.


Finally, you will be involved in promoting CeAND's scientific projects (organization of conferences and videoconferences, scientific information packs, video interviews, podcasts, etc.).




You have a Master 2 or PhD in neuroscience with research experience and/or professional experience in research administration.


The skills and qualities required for this position are: the ability to coordinate applications involving multiple scientific teams, to apply procedures and decisions, to collaborate with administrative and financial professions, to work as part of a team, to draft notes and reports.


The ideal profile for this position requires a high level of organization, exemplary responsiveness, open-mindedness and a strong ability to make proposals. In addition, you must be proficient in English (oral and written: advanced level) and office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).



  • Montpellier University Hospital
  • Services: CeAND (UIC 1831)



Type: Full-time fixed-term contract

Term: initial 6-month renewable contract

Remuneration: in accordance with civil service pay scales 

Desired start date: September 2023



If you are interested in this offer, please send us your CV and a cover letter to