20. Mai 2011

ACADEMIC COORDINATOR

The Shoah Memorial (www.memorialdelashoah.org) is one of the largest research, information, and awareness raising center in Europe on the unprecedented history of the genocide of the Jews during the Second World War.
Located in Paris in the heart of the historical Marais quarter, this museum, documentation center and place of remembrance, offers an exceptional set of documents and numerous activities in order to contribute to a better understanding of this period in history. This knowledge can thus be transmitted to future generations so as to fight against the revival of every form of intolerance.
ACADEMIC COORDINATOR
Principle activities:
Under the authority of the Director and in connection with the relevant departments of the Memorial, the Academic Coordinator will:
- Organize academic symposiums, international and national
- Supervise, organize and coordinate academic seminars as well as national and international research projects organized by the Memorial involving researchers. The Academic Coordinator will send out calls for fellowships, will select them in relation to relevant institutions, organize the content of the meetings, supervise logistics, etc.
- Create a network of national and international researchers around the Memorial
- Reinforce the Memorial’s partnerships with universities and research institutions in France as well as abroad
- Represent the institution in academic gatherings
- Support projects conducted by other departments of the Memorial
- Participate in fund raising activities
Training and qualifications:
- Perfect mastery of English; German is a plus,
- Preferably historian by training, Master’s degree minimum or Doctorate
- Knowledge of the history of the Shoah would be a major advantage
- Capacity to network and to animate seminars, editorial qualities
- Rigorous, dynamic, organized, strong communication and teaching skills, capacity to travel
Contract of indeterminate duration
Executive status
Thank you for sending your CV with letter of motivation by email exclusively to:
rh@memorialdelashoah.org
Announcement published May 5, 2011