Deadline extended: Academy in Exile is accepting applications for a position in grant writing/management (50%)


Academy in Exile is accepting applications (f/m/d) for a position in grant writing/ management (50%) at Freie Universität Berlin, Campus Lankwitz.


  • Preparation of grant proposals and reports for Academy in Exile’s national and international funding bodies 
  • Programmatic communication with current and potential funding institutions
  • Identification of funding opportunities for the overall AiE program and for AiE Fellows
  • Preparation of information on existing research projects for public relations
  • Development of templates for funding strategies
  • Content and financial project monitoring/grant management – reviewing and monitoring defined goals
  • Writing and editing texts for digital and print media
  • Co-operation with the science communication office
  • Proofreading/editing, review of diverse texts
  • Assistance with budget planning and controlling
  • Maintenance of the alumni network
  • Interest in fostering AiE’s dynamic activity profile 

Required Qualifications:

  • Native or excellent German and English language skills, other language skills an advantage
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in the humanities or social sciences
  • Professional experience in foundation management/grant writing/grant management/project management
  • Exceptional writing skills, high degree of self-organization and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, adaptability, flexibility, self-reliance, and the ability to work under pressure and as part of a team

Requisition Number: 112-21

Location: Freie Universität Berlin, Campus Lankwitz

Position Status: Part-Time (50% of Entgeltgruppe 11 TV-L)

Contract Duration: until January 31, 2024

Position to begin immediately

Application Deadline: May 4, 2021

Find more information on the grant writing/management position here.