In order to support the vision of creating more liveable urban spaces, EIT Urban Mobility is opening a call for a Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) Education Officer. The position is within the EIT Urban Mobility Academy with a primary focus of education activities targeting RIS regions.
RIS regions are defined as regions that are less developed in terms of innovation and entrepreneurship (see https://eit.europa.eu/our-activities/eit-regional-innovation-scheme). EIT RIS is designed to disseminate knowledge, know-how, good practices and lessons learnt emerging from the EIT Urban Mobility’s activities.
The EIT urban Mobility Academy is a collaborative arena for lifelong learning, helping to build critical capabilities for innovation and transformation. We are training the next generation of urban mobility practitioners, needed by the urban mobility ecosystem of the future. Our programmes are intersectoral, interdisciplinary, international, and entrepreneurial.
The Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) Education Officer reports to the Academy Cross-KIC Manager for day-to-day line management and strategic direction. The primary focus is to ensure the smooth running of the RIS Education programme, development of new initiatives and building a strong community within RIS countries. We aim to launch activities building and leveraging on existing activities and that can be launched and scaled to reach a significant impact developing and improving the education and training capability and capacity in the targeted RIS regions. A key element is to build a bridge between existing initiatives and expansion in RIS countries.
How to apply
Contract type: Permanent and full-time position
Deadline for applications: 4 November 2021
Location: Barcelona, Spain