Job offer: Press officer at EMBL

Job offer: Press officer at EMBL

embl_logoThe European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is looking for a Press Officer to coordinate international media activities and raise the organisation’s profile with the press worldwide. As Press Officer you will work with a group of writers, designers, web producers and analysts in our Strategy and Communications team, promoting the work of EMBL at its six sites in Europe.

This role is based in Heidelberg, Germany, and the deadline to send applications is 31 May 2017. Here you can find more information about the position. (more…)

Job offer: Scientific Content Producer at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Job offer: Scientific Content Producer at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

image003The Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Division (CEMSE) of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) offers a position within the Communication Group. 
The position is for a Scientific Content Producer who will work in a small but jolly team at the production, distribution and monitoring of the Division’s communication. Despite the strong accent on marketing, they are actually looking for a versatile person with a scientific/academic background and experience in digital content production, management and marketing and/or science communication.

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Job offer: CERN is looking for a Science Writer

Job offer: CERN is looking for a Science Writer

CERN-Logo.svgAre you a skilled Science Writer? Does the idea of producing and distributing information for the largest particle physics research lab in the world attract you? CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research is looking for a Science Writer in the International Relations (IR) Sector, Education, Communication & Outreach (ECO) Group. This vacancy will be filled as soon as possible, and applications should normally reach CERN no later than 17.05.2017.

Functions:

  • Writing and editing content for a range of communication products including the CERN website, press releases, videos, animations, exhibition content, the CERN Courier magazine and the CERN Annual Report.
  • Liaising with the CERN community and the particle-physics community around the world to gather material.
  • Advising international contributors on the scientific accuracy, use of language and readability of content.

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$37,500 to support the formation and development of collaborative science communication

$37,500 to support the formation and development of collaborative science communication

life-1426255_960_720With support from the Rita Allen Foundation, the National Academy of Sciences is pleased to offer two awards of $37,500 each to support the formation and development of collaborative science communication researcher-practitioner partnerships. These awards are intended to facilitate the efforts of science communication researchers and practitioners to plan collaborative projects that pursue shared research interests aligned with the recently released consensus report, Communicating Science Effectively: A Research Agenda. Those receiving awards will present details about their collaborations at a special session of the Arthur M. Sackler Colloquium on the Science of Science Communication III to be held on November 16-17, 2017.  Additional support for the Colloquium is provided by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

To apply for these awards, researchers and practitioners who have agreed to work in partnership should submit a proposal by June 1, 2017. Visit the colloquium website for more details.  Colloquium registration will open on May 8, 2017.  Sign up to receive an announcement and link for online registration. (more…)

Job offer: Editor of Research Europe (London)

Job offer: Editor of Research Europe (London)

lMpsL6-e_400x400Research Europe, Europe’s leading independent magazine covering the politics and funding of academic research, is looking for an editor. This is a full-time position, however flexible working arrangements will be considered. The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 14 April 2017.

Based at the London head office in Shoreditch, the editor will be taking charge at a pivotal moment in the continent’s history. It will plan and oversee our coverage of European elections, the next Framework funding programme, and the build-up to – and impact of – Brexit. Salary range. £40K – £50K  (more…)

Call for Applications to test the HEIRRI training materials

Call for Applications to test the HEIRRI training materials

HEIRRI callThe HEIRRI project calls on higher education institutions from all continents interested in Responsible Research and Innovation and its integration into the curricula for a pilot test of two of the training programs and materials developed by the HEIRRI project.

The selected institutions will pilot the testing of the HEIRRI materials in parallel with the Consortium member institutions (between June 2017 and April 2018). They will actively participate in the learning process, giving feedback on the materials and their use in their institutions. (more…)

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