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Position: Science Writing with focus mathematics and computer science
Institution: Institute of Science and Technology Austria
Location: Klosterneuburg, Wien, Austria
Duties: Network and build relationships with scientists on campus; Read and research scientific papers and articles in scientific journals, as well as scientific context and background and proofread various English texts; Conduct interviews with our scientists to gather information about results, projects, awards, etc; Translate research results into clear, concise, accurate texts that are accessible to a general audience; Write general Institute texts for various audiences (from children to politicians) and with different purposes (including advertising and reporting)
Requirements: University degree (Master or PhD) in computer science, mathematics, or physics; Proven experience in science writing, ideally with focus on mathematics or computer science; Strong interest in science and a good understanding of scientific trends; Excellent English and very good German skills (in verbal and written); Ability to understand complex scientific information, theories and practices; Methodical and detail-oriented approach to work; Ability to work efficiently, especially under pressure, and as part of a team
   
Text: Part Time (20h/w) - Limited from December 1st, 2020 till October 31st, 2022 (Maternity Replacement) Klosterneuburg (Vienna), Austria € 2,600* gross/month (basis full-time 40 hours/week) IST Austria is growing. Grow with us! IST Austria is a growing international institute for conducting frontier research in mathematics, computer science, and the life and physical sciences. We recruit passionate professionals from all over the world and from all fields who support our goals of excellence in research and science management. Located on a beautiful campus on the outskirts of Vienna, we offer numerous opportunities for personal growth in a stable working environment. Get an insight! Your responsibilities Communication of scientific topics to the non-scientific public is a core task of of our division Communications & Events. As part of the Communications team, you will create content based on scientific projects and research at IST Austria with a focus on mathematics and computer science. • Network and build relationships with scientists on campus • Read and research scientific papers and articles in scientific journals, as well as scientific context and background and proofread various English texts • Conduct interviews with our scientists to gather information about results, projects, awards, etc. • Translate research results into clear, concise, accurate texts that are accessible to a general audience • Write general Institute texts for various audiences (from children to politicians) and with different purposes (including advertising and reporting) Your profile • University degree (Master or PhD) in computer science, mathematics, or physics • Proven experience in science writing, ideally with focus on mathematics or computer science • Strong interest in science and a good understanding of scientific trends • Excellent English and very good German skills (in verbal and written) • Ability to understand complex scientific information, theories and practices • Methodical and detail-oriented approach to work • Ability to work efficiently, especially under pressure, and as part of a team Science Writing with focus mathematics and computer science Am Campus 1, 3400 Klosterneuburg, Austria Tel.: +43 (0) 2243 9000-0 | www.ist.ac.at Your benefits To submit your application, please e-mail * This position comes with possible overpayment depending on education, qualification and work experience. IST Austria processes your personal data in accordance with the law. For more information, please refer to www.ist.ac.at/data-protection. recruiting@ist.ac.at Cafeteria Free shuttle bus Education & training Childcare Multiple health offers Pension insurance
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