Grant and Fundraising Specialist

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Sano Centre for Computational Medicine is a new International Scientific Foundation located in Kraków, Poland.

Sano aspires to be a major translational scientific institute, operating at the meeting point of academic science, established MedTech industry, and emerging start-up environment, combining the best of these three perspectives.

Established with support from the European Commission and the Foundation for Polish Science, Sano aims to be a major driving force behind the advancement of computational medicine for the benefit of healthcare systems worldwide.

Sano acts as a core technology and expertise provider for industry, and creator of innovation, developing state-of-the-art solutions for healthcare. Thanks to the substantial funding and excellent European partnership network, Sano will bring a critical mass to this transformational field of research, in order to translate scientific advancements onto clinical practice. Sano’s ambition is to become the Reference Centre for Computational Medicine in Central Europe and build a reputation as a leading center on a global level.

As a cross-disciplinary institution, Sano uses machine learning/artificial intelligence (ML/AI), large scale computer simulations, data science, and other computational technologies towards overcoming global challenges in healthcare systems. The research agenda will be executed in close collaboration with Partners in Poland, EU and USA.

We value:

  • Passion – Passion in what we do, engagement in Sano operations, taking responsibility, providing initiative, being happy at work.
  • Innovation – Boldness in articulating and pursuing novel ideas, courage to think outside the box.
  • Integrity – Directness, openness, tolerance and respect. Scientific integrity (we do not cut corners).
  • Diversity – Diversity in backgrounds, cultures and opinions of Sano employees. Promotion of women in STEM.

We’re looking for an established specialist in fundraising and grant acquisition specialist to join our expanding team at Sano. Grant and Fundraising Specialist will be heavily involved in activities related to acquisition of funds (incl. European framework programs) in a strong collaboration with researchers and other Sano employees to ensure further expansion and development of the center. The role will report directly to the Director of Development.

You will work in a collaborative environment, together with other data and software engineers, computational medicine researchers, and medical doctors.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Active participation in planning and realization of Sano’s activities related to acquisition of funds, including European framework programs, polish operational programs and others;
  • Participation in the creation of R&D consortia and the management of their operations;
  • Collaboration with research teams including Research Team Leaders as well as the third parties;
  • Creation of project documentation according to the rules and regulations of a given program;
  • Operational contact with institutions responsible for project realization and project / WP leads;
  • Preparation of periodic and final reports;
  • Close collaboration with project managers within Sano;
  • Acquisition of funding from i.e., seed and VC capitals, private investors / angel and others.

As our successful candidate you should have:

  • 3 years of professional experience in grant applications, realization of R&D project financed from European Framework / Horizon Projects and grant settlement;
  • Higher education – economy, biotechnology, bioinformatics, computer science or relevant preferred;
  • Fluent English in writing and speech min. C1 level.

We offer a contract for employment with an attractive salary and a wide range of benefits including private medical care and sports card (coming in Q4 2021), flexible working hours. We’re back to our modern, beautiful office in AGH UST Center of Energy.

Here’s what we offer:

  • Work in very dynamic international team creating a cutting-edge translational research in the field of AI application in medicine;
  • Work in highly innovative set up among driven and self-motivated international specialists in data science and artificial intelligence with entrepreneurship drive;
  • Work culture based on collaboration and support;
  • Participation in ambitious and highly innovative projects with the perspective of application in real life setting that will revolutionize the future of computational medicine;
  • Very intellectually stimulating every-day interactions with a young and scientifically excelling teams, unique in the scale of the country;
  • Training opportunities enabling self-improvement and interesting scientific interactions;
  • Benefits package: private medical care, sport card support, etc.;
  • Long-term collaboration based on stable employment contract.

Sano is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritize diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity. 

Do you recognize yourself in the job profile? Then we look forward to receiving your application. 

Applications in .pdf should include:

  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a cover letter

Apply through Sano recruitment system. If you would like to apply for future openings feel free to send your application to our database.​