TIFR-H Scientific Officer Job Opening ~ helpBIOTECH

18 September 2017

TIFR-H Scientific Officer Job Opening

(Autonomous Institution of the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India) 
 Sy.No.36/P, Gopanpally Village, Serilingampally Mandal, Ranga Reddy Dist. 
Hyderabad – 500 107 

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Applications are invited for the following posts tenable at Hyderabad. Please visit our website for application details and prescribed requirements http://www.tifrh.res.in/index.php/staff-positions/.

Project Scientific Officer (D): 

Temporary for one year and may be renewed each year upto a total period of three years depending upon performance and requirement. 

Essential Qualifications: Ph. D in any science/science communication field 

Essential Experience: Minimum 2 years’ post qualification experience in 
(i) demonstrated scientific communication skills reaching out to lay audience. 
(ii) Applicant should have outstanding verbal and written communication skills in English (scientific and non-scientific) displayed in terms of articles written by them in different streams of media. 
(iii) Applicants need to submit minimum three examples of their science writing skills in any streams of news, social or print media. 

Note: Typical collaborative research articles in scientific journals will not be considered. 

Desirable Experience: Experience in writing science articles in newspapers, science journals or online portals, good interpersonal and teamwork skills, interest in outreach and popularization of science and in generating endowments. Candidate must have the desire to initiate new ideas and be independent thinker. 

Job Requirement: The candidate should have excellent written communication skills conveying experimental research findings to general readers on various forms of social media with a clear objective to promote institute research excellence. Must actively pursue modern means of promoting institute research portfolio. This may include video series of lab tours, interviews with faculty and students. 

Actively run and maintain institute profile on social media/TIFR Hyderabad website. Generate monthly newsletters within TIFR Hyderabad. Must actively engage with faculty members to personally collect technical contents for the maintenance of annual report. Must take responsibility of TIFR-H public lecture outreach program Sawal-Jawab. The candidate is expected to engage with TIFR-H faculty members on various channels of outreach programs. The candidate will actively participate in the Curriculum design with the aim to promote science writing and outreach programs. Must actively promote TIFR Hyderabad endowment website through newsletters and develop proposal/schemes for generating funds for the institute under various endowment sub-heads. The candidate shall also actively engage in interactions with the endowment donors and assist them in identifying the right funding opportunity for the institute. The candidate shall also be interacting and liaising with industry. The candidate will be involved with intellectual property rights details of the research in TIFR H.

On-line applications must be submitted by October 10, 2017 and applications by post must reach In-Charge, Establishment by October 10, 2017


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