logo_bscBarcelona Supercomputing Center-Centro Nacional de Supercomputacion (BSC-CNS) is  looking for a officer to work on the dissemination of European collaborative research projects in BSC for example the European project Eudat, and other communication-related activities

Main Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Coordinate the work of multiple partners
  • Maintain close contact with Principle Investigators and identify results to be disseminated
  • Write, edit and correct documents (including project deliverables)
  • Contribute to dissemination materials (web, social media, newsletters, press releases)
  • Organise and participate in project events
  • Organise and chair meetings and teleconferences
  • Follow up partners’ activities and compile contributions
  • Identify suitable fora in which to disseminate the projects
  • Liaise with relevant representative from funding bodies and related projects
  • Represent the BSC and specific projects in meetings (including project reviews)

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including good editorial skills
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize and work under deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and to coordinate closely with a team
  • Outgoing personality
  • Ability to understand scientific messages and effectively transmit them to a variety of different audiences
  • Organized and able to simultaneously manage multiple projects

Education Profile and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (communication, journalism, science, English, marketing, advertising, public relations etc.)
  • Master’s degree in scientific communication or similar and specific courses a plus
  • At least 2 years’ experience in science communication, or management of research projects, or science degree holders with interest/experience in communication
  • English native or equivalent
  • Capacity to interact and build strong relations with a diverse members/stakeholder/staff base.
  • Creativity to devise novel, innovative communication tools (print/online)
  • Willing to travel (in Europe)

Closing date is 18th December 2013

More information about the position and how to apply here

The Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS) was created in April 2005 and its mission is to investigate, develop and manage information technology in order to facilitate scientific progress.

Este blog cuenta con la colaboración de la Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología – Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación