IISER Pune Science Communication Expert Job Opening | Rs. 75,000 /- per month

Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, 
Pune - 411 008 

ADVT. NO. 59/2019 
(WALK-IN INTERVIEWS ON AUGUST 21, 2019) [Position under Funded Project purely on Temporary and Contractual Basis] 

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune is a premier autonomous Institution established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, for the promotion of high-quality science education and research in the country. Indian Nationals fulfilling following advertised criteria may attend Walk-in Interview: 

Name of the Post Domain Expert (Science Communication Expert / Scientific Content Design / Public Engagement) 

Number of posts 01 (One) 

Name of the Project “Manav – Human Atlas Initiative" 

Funding Agency Department of Biotechnology (DBT) 

Project Code 30818410 

Minimum educational Qualifications & Experience Ph.D. in any branch of Life Sciences (cell biology / physiology) from a recognized university / Institute 

Candidate must have background and experience in Science Communication, Scientific writing and editing and Science advocacy. 

Preference Candidates having minimum 2 to 6 years of PostDoctoral research experience, good communication skills. Scientific Editorial experience will be preferred.

Job requirement You will be needed to interact with the other teams to understand the workings of the MANAV platform and help assimilate the same to design teaching modules, communication material that will allow us to bring the MANAV platform to teachers and students in colleges across the country. Working with the SENIOR DOMAIN EXPERT you will also help in onboarding of reviewers bringing them work as part of the MANAV platform. You will also be important coordinator for events like BIOTHONS which will involve mass engagement with students working on the Manav platform. In doing so you will work closely with DOMAIN ANALYSTS and the administrative team. You will also work with SDE to develop and implement a rewards program that will support the Manav initiative. 

Tenure of the appointment Initially for a period of one year extendable for further period subject to satisfactory performance of the incumbent and continuation of the project. 

Consolidated emoluments Rs. 75,000 /- per month 

Age Not more than 40 years as on date of walk-in interviews 

Day, Date, Time and Venue of walk-in interviews Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 10.00 AM in Seminar Room No.24, 1st Floor, Main Building, Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, IISER Pune, Pashan - 411008 

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