INCF is an international organization launched in 2005, following a proposal from the Global Science Forum of the OECD to establish international coordination and collaborative informatics infrastructure for neuroscience. INCF is hosted by Karolinska Institutet and the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. INCF currently has members spanning 4 continents, with an extended network comprising organizations, individual researchers, industry, and publishers.

The mission of INCF is to develop, evaluate, and endorse standards and best practices that embrace the principles of Open, FAIR, and Citable neuroscience. INCF also provides training on how standards and best practices facilitate reproducibility and enables the publishing of the entirety of research output, including data and code. The INCF Secretariat supports its members with project management, outreach, and administration of community-driven projects regarding standards and best practices for data and code reuse, integration of infrastructures, reproducibility, and interoperability issues in neuroscience.

Key functions:

INCF is now looking for a project manager. The candidate should be highly organized and service minded with excellent written and spoken English. We are looking for a self-motivated and independent neuroscientist, computer scientist, or data scientist, preferably with experience from community engagement, open science practices, and scientific communications. The candidate should have strong time management skills and be able to multitask. Interpersonal skills are essential and we emphasize the person’s ability to contribute to a friendly work environment. We offer a friendly workplace within an international community in a dynamic scientific environment.

Area of responsibilities/duties:

  • Manage INCF’s scientific committees and councils
  • Assist in developing communications materials for the INCF portal, newsletters, member bulletin, blog, and other social media channels
  • Maintain up-to-date information about INCF member and working group activities
  • Maintain INCF’s training and education content database
  • Manage INCF mentorship programs
  • Assist with INCF events when needed, including organization and onsite support

Due to the international nature of the job, it will include meetings at unsociable hours and management of urgent emails outside of office hours. The position may include international travel 1-2 times/year.

Skills required:

  • MSc or PhD in computational neuroscience, neuroscience, data science, or computer science
  • Fluency in English
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Excellent and proven team-working ability
  • Tactful and diplomatic verbal and written interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Proficiency in scientific writing (blog-style)
  • Experience of Adobe Creative Suite (mainly InDesign and Photoshop)

Skills desirable:

  • Knowledge of Google apps, Zoom, Doodle, and other similar web applications for office use
  • Familiarity with social media platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube)
  • Graphica/layout skills


The position is full-time substitute position with possibility of extension. The position is located at Karolinska Institutet in Solna, and the employment takes place within the INCF organization. Hybrid options are available.


Welcome to apply at the latest 2022-11-30.

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system. In this recruitment, you will apply with your CV without a personal letter. Instead, you will answer some questions about why you are applying for the job in the application form. 


Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment january 2023
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-4197/2022
  • Helena Ledmyr Beavers, +46852487035
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Magnus Anå, OFR, 08-52486437,
  • Björn Meister, SACO,
Published 01.Nov.2022
Last application date 30.Nov.2022 11:59 PM CET

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