Science Writer/Neuroscience

Employer
Yale University
Location
New Haven, Connecticut (US)
Salary
Undisclosed
Posted
October 12 2017
Ref
W-013132
Organization Type
Academia

Department of Neuroscience

New Haven, CT 06520-8001
http://medicine.yale.edu/neuroscience/index.aspx

Science Writer/
Department Scientific Affairs Coordinator

We have an open position for a scientist with excellent writing skills, expertise with information technology, social media and past research experience to support the scientific activities of the Neuroscience Department and the Yale Kavli Institute for Neuroscience.

Duties of the position will be diverse and will include assisting faculty in the preparation of grant applications and in the identification of funding sources, managing web sites, fostering communication of Department activities to the neuroscience community at Yale and beyond. He/she 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. 

The applicant, who will be hired in a Research Faculty position, should have a PhD degree in a biological discipline, with preference for neuroscience; postdoctoral experience and/or experiences as an independent investigator is preferred but not required. Experience in scientific writing and outreach is highly desirable. Outstanding interpersonal skills, enthusiasm at working with others, drive to learn and passion for neuroscience required. 

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae 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/45632. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and until the position is filled with priority given to those applications received by November 30, 2017

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.