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A capable science and popularization editor/copywriter wanted at IOCB Prague


We are looking for a new colleague to Communications office at IOCB Prague with an active scientific experience and background in the chemical or biochemical field for creation, adaptation and editing of popularizing texts (mostly in Czech), reports, abstracts and materials for different types of outputs (mainly in English).

Job description:

  • interpretation of scientific outputs
  • identification of current hot topics for popularization and publicizing
  • creation of original texts in different formats according to current needs (e.g. posts for social networks, texts for website, flyers, interviews...)
  • popularizing text writing
  • adaptations of various scientific texts
  • preparation of a program for popularization events
  • engagement in other activities of our department

Requirements:

  • university degree in chemistry or biochemistry field
  • excellent writing in both Czech and English
  • good communication skills
  • positive thinking and open attitude
  • independence, diligence and reliability at work
  • warm relationship with science and scientists
  • active collaboration with other colleagues

Is of an advantage:

  • Familiarity with the IOCB environment
  • Previous work experience in research institution
  • Experience with publishing or popularization
  • Graphics skills and experience with graphic software

We offer:

  • at least half-time job starting immediately
  • time flexibility
  • diverse and interesting work in an international environment of a prestigious institution
  • looking at science from a different perspective
  • colleagues you will not be bored with

If you found this offer interesting, please send your CV and a letter of motivation (in English) to barbora.fricova@uochb.cas.cz.
We are looking forward to meet you!