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Science Writer (f/m)
Published(1146 days ago)
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST)Klosterneuburg (Österreich)
Grow with us. Support excellent research.
IST Austria is a constantly growing international institute for conducting frontier research in the life, physical, and formal sciences,
located in Klosterneuburg on the outskirts of Vienna. As employees of the administration and the Scientific Service Units,
we strive to support IST Austria’s scientists in performing excellent research.
Science Writer (f/m) - full time (40h)
Communication of scientific topics to the non-scientific public is a core task of IST Austria’s administrative division Communications
& Events. As part of the Communications team you will create content related to scientific projects and research at IST
Austria. You will be responsible for publications as well as internal communication projects.
Interact with scientists on campus to create content related to their scientific projects, publications, results, and their research in general
Produce content for various purposes such as reports, websites, events, social media, magazine articles, brochures for various target audiences, press releases etc.
Manage the complete production process of publications, e. g. the annual report
Proofread various texts
Edit and produce content for internal communication measures
University degree in natural or formal sciences
Work experience in science communication, as a scientific journalist or as a science writer
Strong interest in science and new developments in science communication
Excellent written communication skills (native English is a must, solid German skills are advantageous)
Ability to understand complex scientific information, theories, and practices
Ability to translate science in a clear and accurate language for non-
scientific, diverse audiences
Strong service orientation, team player
Work experience in a scientific institution is advantageous
Offers challenging positions in a dynamic and growing organization
Supports learning and development
Provides flexible working times and numerous fringe benefits
Promotes an international and open culture
Supports an appreciative and respectful work environment
Values diversity and is committed to equality
To apply for this position send your
application in one combined pdf
(including CV, certificates and references)
by e-mail to:
Institute of Science and Technology Austria | Am Campus 1 | 3400 Klosterneuburg | +43 (0)2243/9000 0 |
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