The Department of Neuroscience at Yale University has an open position for a scientist with excellent writing skills and past research experience to support its scientific activities. Reporting to the Chair of the Department and working closely with the Director of Scientific Operations and the faculty in the Department, the Science Writer will write about a wide range of complex scientific topics-on deadline and tailored to key audiences and channels. Duties of the position will be diverse and will include assisting faculty in the preparation of grant applications and in disseminating research findings.
Duties of the position include:
Assisting faculty in preparation of grant applications and administrative reports
Writing, editing, and preparation of articles for submission to scientific journals
Fostering communication of Department activities to the neuroscience community at Yale and beyond in various formats including white papers, web content, lay articles, press releases, research briefs, profiles, feature articles, e-newsletters, etc.
Generating content for Departmental web sites and social media accounts
Engaging in Departmental outreach activities for enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion
Additional duties as assigned
The candidate will be embedded in the intellectual environment of a very strong and collaborative neuroscience research community, whose focus spans from molecular and cellular neuroscience to system and cognitive neuroscience.
Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 writing samples, and arrange for submission of 3 letters of recommendation that should include comments on writing skills. All application materials should be submitted electronically to apply.interfolio.com/90581. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and until the position is filled with priority given to those applications received by November 30, 2021.
Internal Number: 90581
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.