Research Center Coordinator 

Job title

Research Center Coordinator


South Mediterranean University


Lac 2, Tunisia 


Full-time, fixed term for one year 

Line Manager

Head of Research Center

Open Date

February 9th,2023

Application Deadline

March 15th,2023


SMU invites applications for Research Center Coordinator position.

Start Date

As soon as possible 


The strategic location of Tunisia in the heart of the Mediterranean combined with the diversity of its cultural heritage constitutes major assets for the development of a regional hub of educational excellence.

It is in this framework that we have developed the South Mediterranean University (SMU). Our mission at SMU is to train leaders capable of operating in a knowledge-based world economic order.

For further information about the SMU Research Center, please visit the following link:

Principal responsibilities: 

  • Assist the Head of research in operational activities & administrative activities
  • Datamining and monitoring: identification of research opportunities, conferences, seminars, funding opportunities…
  • Build and maintain a Research Database: centralization of the publications, conferences, research projects, available funding
  • Follow-up on processes and accreditation requirements
  • Communication around the SMU Research Center:
  • Design of Marketing & Communications collaterals: newsletters, website content, brochure, presentations ...
  • Coordinating with other departments to ensure communications is smooth and strategies are aligned
  • Assisting in organizing workshops, events, seminars of the Research Center

Required profile: 

  • Undergraduate or master’s in the business field
  • Experience in fundraising
  • Experience in Project Management, communications, and social media management is preferred
  • Experience in national or international associations & clubs is a plus
  • Excellent level of spoken and written English and French
  • Ability to communicate effectively – in writing and in person - about research findings to a range of audiences


  • Ability to multi-task, organized
  • Takes initiative
  • Works independently and collaborative
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, Dynamic & Flexible

Application Guidelines and Process 

Round 1 Applications must include: Full CV and a recommendation Letter from previous employer.

Round 2 Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview on our campus.  You could be asked to submit additional documents as needed. For more information, please contact SMU-HR Development Team at this email address:

To apply, please click on this link:  
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