Vacancy: Research Communicator at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

campus_kleve_735x340The Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences offers a 2-year full position (with the option to extend the contract) in the highest pay-scheme for German university  researchers. They are looking for a colleague who is experienced in developing communication strategies, and also effective in bringing  these to life, mainly for one major international research project with partners from Africa, Asia, and Europe. English native-speakers preferred. The new colleague would additionally support teaching and training in our Science Communication programmes. Applications by 6th Nov 2017.

Rhine-Waal is Germany’s first fully international public university. All of the degree programmes in our faculty are in English. 80% of our
students are international. This diversity also guides our approach in research and teaching: being comparative about the different systems of
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Ecsite is looking for an intern to join the communications and events team

ecsiteWould you like to take part in the Ecsite Conference, the largest of its kind in Europe, assist in the making of the Spokes magazine and get a glimpse of the Brussels EU-scene? Are you a student, fluent in English and proficient on social media? This might be your opportunity! Check out here the description of this internship and apply by the end of Wednesday 15 November.

Ecsite is the European network of science centres and museums. We represent more than 350 organisations across Europe and the world, active in what we call ‘science engagement’: communicating scientific subjects and skills to the public and facilitating democratic dialogue between science and society. Our friendly, cosmopolitan Brussels office is looking for one communications and events intern whose missions will include attending our flagship annual conference in June.

Ecsite is looking for a Project Management intern

ecsiteAre you passionate about science communication and project management? Do you want to gain first-hand experience working on EU-funded projects in our friendly, cosmopolitan Brussels office? You might be just the person our project management team is looking for! Applications for this position will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so be sure to express your interest early.

Ecsite is the European network of science centres and museums. They represent more than 350 organisations across Europe and the world, active in science engagement: communicating scientific subjects and skills to the public and facilitating democratic dialogue between science and society. Our friendly, cosmopolitan Brussels office is looking for an intern to work alongside the project management team. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain experience in project management, find out how EU-funded projects function and experience the dynamic field of science communication and museums. Read More

Great turnout for the first Summer School on RRI

IMG_1744_optThe first Summer School on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) has taken place at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) from the 12th to the 15th of September. This course has been the first pilot trial to validate the educational materials developed by the UPF within the framework of the European project HEIRRI (Higher Education Institutions and RRI).

The aim of this teaching programme has been to help researchers to reflect upon the concept of responsibility in the R+D+i process, and to integrate this reflection into their own professional routines in a practical manner. The 15 participants that have attended this Summer School during an intensive week come from different fields (experimental sciences, political sciences, humanities, etc.) and their level of experience in research is also very varied (doctorate students, teachers and senior research staff, research managers and administration staff, etc.) Read More

Junior communications officer for the launch of the Spanish Network of Centers of Excellence in Research

CRGThe Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) is looking for an enthusiastic Junior Communications Officer to support the implementation and content managing/creation of the website of the newly created Severo Ochoa – María de Maeztu alliance, supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. This network aims at increasing the visibility and international recognition of the Severo Ochoa Programme, and of the centers and units distinguished with this label of Excellence.

As the Junior Communications Officer you will work under the supervision of the Communications and Public Relation Department and the International and Scientific Affairs Department at the CRG. Deadline: Please submit your application by September 25th, 2017 Read More

Job offer: Head of ‘Arts at CERN’

cern_02CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is looking for a head for the Arts and Science programme who would play a leading part in promoting dialogue between artists and particle physicists.

You will join the International Relations Sector (IR), Education, Communications and Outreach Group (ECO) that is responsible for generating public engagement in science, producing and distributing information, fostering community-building and consolidating support for CERN and its mission. Read More

Job offer: Communication responsible for an European Project

Starlab Barcelona would like to engage a communication responsible for its H2020 FET project Luminous. The project studies consciousness at different levels including clinical applications. We are looking for a person that will take care of all dissemination activities within the project including press relations, web site, and social media.

Excellent English knowledge is a requirement of the position. Knowledge and experience in the clinical domain including data management is a plus. They are looking for a candidate with creative communication skills, proactive, autonomous and very good team player. Starlab Barcelona offers a part-time contract of 16 h/month for the project duration with the possibility of extending responsibilities within other areas of the Neuroscience Business Unit at Starlab. Read More

Job offer: Assistant director for strategic communication at Wisconsin University

descarga (1)The University of Wisconsin-Madison offers a place for an assistant director for strategic communications.

The candidate will be requested to:

  • Direct the staff and operations of the Office for Strategic Communications in the Nelson Institute.
  • Control Nelson Institute’s communication platforms: web sites, social media, print media, etc.
  • Work as link with different communication units and committees at the University.
  • Help prepare public remarks, presentations, magazine columns, etc.

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Now available: Programme and registration for Campus Gutenberg 2017!

Campus-Gutemberg-17The programme and registration form for the Campus Gutenberg 2017 on Scientific Communication and Culture are now available. This year, we are celebrating the 7th edition of this event with a programme filled with different kind of activities that will fulfil all your expectations. The event will be attended by experienced professionals, who will share their knowledge and experience in round-table discussions, a laboratory of ideas, mini-talks and many other activities related to scientific dissemination.

We would like to remind you that all talks and discussions will be in Spanish.

This year, the Campus will take place on September 18 and 19 in Barcelona and will be hosted by the UPF Barcelona School of Management. We really encourage you to participate. You can register for free using this registration form. Read More

Job offer: Postdoc in Climate Change Communication Research

earth-216834_960_720The Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join their climate communication research team.

The Fellow will contribute to our ongoing Climate Matters project, a National Science Foundation funded initiative that encourages and enables TV weathercasters to report on the local impacts of climate change. Going forward, they will be offering Climate Matters reporting resources to  a broader set of local journalists working in TV, radio, newspapers, etc. Read More