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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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

Job offer: University of Wisconsin is looking for a tenure track assistant professor in science communication

descarga (1)University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Life Sciences Communication (LSC), located in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS), seeks applications for a tenure track assistant professor in strategic communication in the life sciences.

The successful candidate will carry out different tasks regarding communication:

  1. Research in strategic and/or marketing communication, using as context of research one or more of CALS key strategic areas: health, food, bioenergy, climate change, community development, ecosystems, etc. For more info, click here.

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Job offer: Digital Communications Manager

descarga (1)Rothamsted Research (Harpenden) is looking for a Digital Communications Manager within the communications team.  Closing date is 17 July 2017; interviews are 27-28 July; salary is between £29,842 – £37,890 dependent on experience; details (including “Job Description and Person Spec” and online application) can be found here.

It is an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled individual to support the institute’s digital communications plans under the direction of the Head of Communications at Rothamsted Research. Operating within a team, the successful candidate will deliver effective online communication across internal and external stakeholder groups, will help to ensure that the institute website is a visually and editorially engaging parallel of the institute itself and provide support for various web-based projects throughout the organisation. Read More

Job offer: enterprising reporter to cover NASA and space science

nasa-874480_960_720The Houston Chronicle, one of the largest newspapers in the U.S., is looking for an enterprising reporter to cover NASA and space science. Houston has a five-decade history with space exploration and the legendary Johnson Space Center headquarters.

Further, Houston and Texas will play a big part of space exploration and research in the 21st century – with a licensed spaceport in the works and Elon Musk’s Space X initiative setting roots in the Lone Star State. Houstonians have a deep interest in space science, technology and space exploration. The city is a diverse, international metropolitan area anchored by some of the world’s largest energy companies, celebrated health institutions, fast-growing technology sector and the nation’s second-largest port. Read More

Job offer: Mathematics Content Writer

foto mateNagwa, an education technology startup aiming to help students around the globe, is looking for a writer of excellent mathematics content to kick start the Spanish language section of their digital education platforms. A significant component of the job will be translating (from English), editing, and reviewing Spanish educational content aimed at mathematics students and teachers. Alongside these responsibilities, you will be using your expertise to help guide the rollout of our website and applications in Spanish speaking countries.

Here you can find more information about the offer. Read More

Job offer: research management support in Science Communication projects

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Kleve and Kamp-Lintfort, Germany, is looking for a Research Associate (m/f) in Project Management Science Communication, German TV-L pay scale up to level EG 13 depending on qualifications, fixed-term contract until project completion or until 31st August 2019 at the latest, part-time with 30 % of the average weekly hours of a full time employee. Applications by 14th June 2017 to the HR department.

Rhine-Waal is Germany’s first fully international 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, policy, etc Read More

Job offer: The Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE) is looking for a communications manager

IBEThe Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE) is looking for a professional profile with experience and in-depth knowledge of scientific communication skills to led the IBE communication and outreach unit. IBE is a joint Institute of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). IBE research is focused on the processes and mechanisms that generate biodiversity and on understanding the genetic basis of evolution.

They offer a one year contract, with the possibility of extension subject to availability of funds. Starting date: 1st July 2017, but this is flexible.  Deadline: 20th June 2017 . Read More

Job Offer: IRB Barcelona seeks a Public Engagement and Education Officer

110715-irbIRB Barcelona seeks a Public Engagement and Education Officer to develop and deliver scientific education and outreach programmes and activities based on the research conducted at the Institute. The post-holder will join the Office of Communications and External Relations, whose mandate includes promoting public awareness of biomedical research and its impact on society, and developing and contributing to effective education programmes to ensure the next generation of talented researchers in the biomedical sciences.

The successful candidate will be employed under a fixed – term contract to cover a maternity leave. Deadline for applications: 14/06/2017 Read More

Work grants for ECSJ2017

WriterAs an entirely new concept the 4th European Conference for Science Journalists (ECSJ2017) will set up its own journalistic outlet. It will bring stories about the conference, about science and about new ideas in science journalism and communication. A number of work grants are offered to participants at the conference. A work grant means that attendees can be commissioned to produce a story at the conference.

For each commission the grantee will be awarded 500€. Please note that you must be registered at the conference to apply for the grants. Some of the stories can be produced ahead of the conference and will be published during the event. Others will have to be produced onsite. The work grant content is made in cooporation with . Submission for work grants is now open. Be aware that the window for applying is short and ends by May 23. Read More