[ASC-list] Wanted: Comms Officer for the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

Penny Fannin penny_fannin at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 9 00:48:23 UTC 2010

Good morning,


The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical
Research is beefing up its communications team and is looking for a
communications and marketing officer (and a web content manager, will post this
job separately). If you know what RNA is, what gene expression means and what a
T cell is and does, and you can write, we'd like to hear from you.


If you want to have a chat about the job please email
or phone Penny Fannin, fannin at wehi.edu.au or phone 03 9345 2555. 


The job ad
is below.






Are you an experienced science communication
professional looking to use all your skills and develop new ones? This could be
the opportunity you don’t want to miss!


In this role
you’ll be writing about the latest medical research discoveries and the people
who make them. Reporting to the Strategic Communications and Marketing Manager,
you’ll be writing for and managing the production of media releases, website
content, brochures, newsletters, ads and other communications materials with
the aim of raising awareness of the institute and its activities.


You’ll have
excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and an ability
to convey complex scientific information to a range of audiences. In your busy
day, you will manage a diverse range of projects while working within a team.


You’ll have a
tertiary qualification in science or demonstrated background in biomedical
research or a related area along with skills in science journalism and/or
science communication.  


This position is available
for 2 years in the first instance.


Salary range
$60,950 - $65,977 (HEW 6). Up to 17% superannuation and attractive salary
packaging options are available.


A position
description is available on our website http://www.wehi.edu.au/about_us/career_opportunities/administration_support_service_opportunities/


General enquiries should be directed to Penny
Fannin, 03 9345 2555 or fannin at wehi.edu.au.


For 95 years the
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute’s scientists have pursued the institute’s
mission of Mastery of Disease
Through Discovery.

The Walter and
Eliza Hall Institute is home to more than 550 researchers who are working to
understand, prevent and treat diseases including cancer – particularly blood
cancers and breast cancer – type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, coeliac
disease, hepatitis and malaria.

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