1) Increase collaboration and awareness of the Sciences at the University of Chicago.
2) Work closely with faculty and staff to generate thoughtful written materials focused on the sciences.Â
3) Prepare remarks, pitch decks, proposals and memos for the President, Provost, and Officers of the University.
4) Collaborate with other science communicators across the University to identify opportunities and synergies.
5) Gather necessary technical content from faculty; writesin a clear, concise, and structured manner.
6) Manage special projects as assigned.
1) Excellent oral and written communication skills.
2) Understand and interpret scientific data and make it consumable by all.
3) Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information, exercise discretion, and maintain confidentiality.
4) Creative and independent problem-solving skills.
5) Manage a wide range of responsibilities and multiple projects simultaneously.
6) Operate in a fast-paced environment and deal with ambiguity.
7) Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
8) Familiarity with central administration within a complex research university environment.
9) Knowledge of higher education and the University of Chicago.
1) Bachelorâ™s degree in English, journalism, communications or the sciences.
1) Five years of writing experience.
1) Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills.
1) Scientific writing sample
3) Cover letter
4) References Contact Information
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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