Department: EMB – Embryology
Salary: Based on experience
Location: Baltimore, MD
Scientific Communications Coordinator
Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Embryology, Baltimore MD
The Carnegie Science, Department of Embryology is looking for an enthusiastic individual to lead our scientific communication efforts. Daily tasks might include: event scheduling, media creation and design, maintenance of social media accounts, fielding of public inquiries, and the translation and distribution of our latest publications to the public or media. A strong scientific background and interest in branding & design a plus.
Scientific Writing & Communications:
● Work with scientific staff to write editorial and promotional content
● Design, write and produce department newsletters and other communications
● Produce and maintain original scientific content on department website
● Manage accounts and efforts on all social media platforms
● Field and direct all public questions generated through social means.
● Provide full social media coverage of all department events and conferences.
● Schedule, develop & produce promotional media series.
● Communicate and raise involvement with existing donor base.
● Design content for promotional events or displays.
● Coordinate with other communications teams on packaging institution wide promotional
Event Coordination & Scheduling:
● Coordinate public lecture series
● Internal Departmental Event and activity planning.
● Weekly seminar concierge assistance.
● Create and compile results of Department wide surveys and public event invite systems.
● Large Event Assistance and resource management.
Required Knowledge & Skills:
● Background in biology or scientific writing.
● Ability to synthesize complex biological science papers into accessible summaries and
press releases for a general audience.
● Proficiency with graphic design software and layout software
● Familiarity in working in a team setting.
● Ability to work in a fast paced environment, handling multiple projects.
● *On site writing sample will be required.*
The Department of Embryology is one of six departments comprising the Carnegie Institution for Science. The department functions as a private, non-profit research institute affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University and is located adjacent to the JHU Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD. The department consists of 11 laboratories studying a variety of questions in cell and developmental biology. For more information about the Department, visit http://emb.carnegiescience.edu/
Carnegie is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability.