.Department of Earth Sciences, a long-established Department within the University of Cambridge, is searching a Science Communication Officer, a full-time post connected with a project in evolutionary biology funded by the Templeton World Charity Foundation (TWCF)
To develop and enhance the public understanding of evolution, focussing on areas of future promise and work effectively as part of a team (working particularly closely with the Science Writer and PI)
The development of a website, recruiting leading experts to speak to topical issues, organizing events and educational outreach, and liaising with other members of the team and external consultants.
Skills and experience:
- High level of verbal and written communication skills
- To hold a degree in a relevant area of science
- Prior experience of science communication in any medium
- Experience in developing website content will be advantageous
The deadline for applications is 10 December 2012. Interested applicants should send to Mrs Vivien Brown a covering letter, CV including emails of two referees and full-fill CHRIS 6 application form on the website.
For further information or enquires, contact via email to Prof. Simon Conway Morris.