[Job] MRC, Science writer, ??30.1-35.8k, clos 30 June 2011 #scicomm jobs

MRC – Medical Research Council
Science writer
http://www.mrc.ac.uk/About/WorkingfortheMRC/Vacancies/index.htm#P23_1021

With almost 100 years of experience, 29 Nobel Prize winners and an impressive list of medical breakthroughs, the Medical Research Council (MRC) plays a key role in improving the health and wealth of the nation and beyond. We support research across the entire spectrum of biomedical sciences – from neuroscience to nutrition, stem cells to superbugs – supporting the brightest minds in universities, hospitals and in our own units in the UK and Africa.

 

Science Writer

??30,124 – ??35,860 (inclusive of location allowances)

 

As Science Writer you will research and write about the work of the MRC in order to communicate our policy and strategy, and to promote research outcomes and achievements to key stakeholders such as political decision makers and parliamentarians, research organisations, charities and the general public. You will play a key role in supporting the MRC Communications Team in delivering all of its strategic and corporate communications objectives.

 

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have substantial previous experience as a professional writer. As well as a working knowledge of biomedical science and its terminology and ideally an understanding of the UK research community, you will have proven ability to turn complex technical information into material for a variety of audiences including non-specialists.

 

As well as excellent oral and outstanding written communication skills, you will be skilled in stakeholder engagement and have the ability to build effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels. In return, we offer 30 days annual leave, a competitive salary and a final salary pension scheme.

 

For further information and on-line application details visit www.mrc.ac.uk. If you are unable to apply on-line please call 01793 867003 quoting the reference number IRC 23650.


Applications are handled by the RCUK Shared Services Centre; to apply please go to https://ext.ssc.rcuk.ac.uk and complete an online application form. If you are unable to apply on-line please call 01793 867003 quoting the reference number IRC 23650. <– this bit taken from the first link above, Jo.

 

Closing date: 30th June 2011.

 

The MRC is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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