Wyle Laboratories GmbH (Wyle GmbH) was established in October 2000 to provide requested human spaceflight medical support services to the ESA Space Medicine Office (SMO) at the European Astronaut Center in Cologne, Germany. Wyle GmbH specializes in biomedical engineering, space medicine, flight nurse, psychology, nutrition, radiation, medical informatics and technology, fitness and rehabilitation, physiotherapy, medical education maintenance, project/strategy/risk management, medical projects, and consulting support services to aerospace, government and medical research customers. Wyle GmbH’s employees contribute to a wide range of important projects including astronaut medical operations for the International Space Station, supporting the SMO of the ESA/EAC.
Position: Medical Education Coordinator
Purpose of the Job
The job of the Medical Education Coordinator (MECO) is based at the Space Medicine Office (SMO) at the European Astronaut Centre (EAC) located in Cologne, Germany. It involves the management of the SMO’s contribution to the curriculum of the Space Physiology and Health MSc course run at King’s College London, the management of the office’s student internship programs and the support of education requirements for personnel. This position reports to the Medical Projects and Technology Team Lead and the Managing Director of Wyle Laboratories GmbH.
Aspects of the work involve a degree of computer literacy appropriate for the development and maintenance of education records and schedules, and the production of documentation by means of Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet based platforms (MS SharePoint, Google Calendar). This position requires fluency in written and oral English communication. Some minimal travel with in Europe may be required. Experience in the domain of aerospace medicine and/or life sciences research, the tertiary education sector, outreach and experience in healthcare and managing private medical data are all positive additions. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, work well in an international team environment, and able to effectively work autonomously.
Qualifications and experience
The Medical Education Coordinator (MECO) position requires the appropriate background in organizing, developing and implementing effective educational and employee programs (e.g. have experience in the tertiary education sector, outreach, healthcare, continuing education, human resources or other related fields). The candidate should be a citizen of a European country supporting the European Space Agency, or Canada (an ESA associate member). A strong emphasis is placed upon excellent organisational and project management skills and the ability to communicate effectively in English (the primary working language of ESA). Fluency in a second language of a European country and/or Russian is considered a valuable asset. The candidate should be able to efficiently and effectively work in both an autonomous and team role. A good understanding of healthcare, especially aerospace medicine, space medicine operations, space and life science experiments and ESA's organization are all considered positive assets. The expected workload is a full-time equivalent (e.g. 40 hours per week) from approximately 09:00 am – 6:00 pm Monday through Friday.
This is a temporary/maternity replacement position. The employment contract is for the duration: 01 Sep 2014 - 31 Dec 2015.
Interested candidates should contact Ms Sani Sanatnama (firstname.lastname@example.org) at Wyle for a complete job description and information on how to apply.
Wyle GmbH , 4 Albin-Köbis Strasse, 51147, Köln
+49 2203 368 7662