Open position for María de Maeztu Communication Technician (closed)

The Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems (IFISC) on Mallorca (Spain) is looking to hire a full-time Scientific Communication Technician.

IFISC is a joint research institute of the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and hosts high-qualified researchers from complex systems science. It was created in 2007 and has recently received the María de Maeztu Unit of Excellence award. Now, IFISC seeks a candidate to support the ambitious development of the Institute in the coming years.

The main expected contributions of the scientific communication technician to the IFISC include:

  • Identification of IFISC research results for communication and dissemination activities. 
  • Preparation of press releases about the activities of IFISC, and maintenance of the IFISC website related to events, news and dissemination. 
  • Take responsibility for the presence of IFISC in social networks.
  • Development of audiovisual material (such as videos, infographs, posters…) to disseminate the achieved results of IFISC. 
  • Interaction of the IFISC with the media
  • Organization of outreach events: Open Doors Day, Pint of Science, Science Fairs...

The candidate is expected to show

  • Experience in several of the above mentioned tasks
  • A Master in science (preferably in physics)
  • Knowledge of graphic design/video/audio software
  • High level of Spanish, Catalan and English.
  • Team working skills, self-motivation, excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Extra training in physics of complex systems will be evaluated positively

The official call can be found at:

The position, funded by the María de Maeztu Unit of Excellence, will be initially opened for a 1-year period with the possibility of extension. 

Deadline for submission: 23/11/2018. The selected candidate is expected to start in December 2018. 

General questions should be addressed to:

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