Date d'arrivée à l'ITMO : Vendredi 14 Janvier 2022
Science and Technology Journalist
Texte de l'offre
This position is available at the Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes (http://ins-amu.fr/), Aix-Marseille University, France, to support communication of the scientific achievements of the Human Brain Project in its final phase.
Writing of popular science articles, press releases, interviews and other formats
Contribute to print and digital media production to present HBP's work
Editing of texts from other team members about scientific topics
Identifying research and technology topics with potential for high reach in science and general public media to promote the HBP's results and achievements to broader audiences
Work as integral part of the central HBP and EBRAINS communication teams
Supporting scientists with media enquiries
Help expand the international press mailing list in different media categories
Assist with the organisation of large media events and press briefings
Profile: The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of writing about life science or technology-related topics in an engaging manner for lay audiences as well as general knowledge of the main developments in either computing, AI and robotics or in the life sciences.
University degree (Master) in, e.g., computer sciences or other technology-related fields, natural sciences, medicine, journalism or related-fields
Excellent proficiency in spoken and written English
Several years of relevant professional experience in science and technology communication and/or journalism, working for media organizations, press departments of research institutions or other science-related organizations
Appealing, convincing and target-group specific writing style
An eye for detail and accuracy as well as the bigger picture
Excellent communication and teamwork skills
Basic knowledge of image editing and design programmes beneficial
Experience in book editing beneficial
Applicants should submit three samples of their work (e.g., published articles, press releases).
Date de fin de publication :
Autre - Other
Type de contrat
The contract is 1 year, renewable, with a salary based on experience.