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
science, media, and policy. Read More

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