Tuesday, January 30, 2007

science writer/media relations job

Our pal and former colleague Jason Gorss tells us that Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute currently seeks a Media Relations Specialist to join the Division of Strategic Communications and External Relations. The job involves publicizing research and educational programs to news media and the campus community, with a particular emphasis on covering news of national interest from Rensselaer's School of Engineering. Reports to the Manager of Media Relations, and requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field such as journalism, communications, or a science-related discipline, plus 2-4 years of professional experience as a science writer. Experience at a university, research laboratory, or scientific society is a plus. Apply online here for job number #20060533; you'll be able to attach a resume, cover letter and three writing samples. Call 518-276-6994 with any questions about the application process.

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