Opportunities
Date: 22 April 2022

The International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), Bengaluru is looking for a science writer and communicator.  ICTS is part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) – a premier public-funded research institution. Public outreach is a core mandate of ICTS, and the newly established Science Communication and Outreach Division at ICTS aims to significantly expand its activities in science communication and public outreach.

The Science Communicator will use print, electronic, film and social media to disseminate scientific content, in collaboration with designers and educators at the ICTS Science Communication Center. Specific activities will include writing blogs, interviewing scientists, creating podcasts, mentoring interns and interfacing with press and media.

We are looking for a superb writer/communicator of age below 40 yrs who has a solid background in physical and mathematical sciences, and demonstrated capability and experience in science communication and writing.  Candidates should have a graduate/postgraduate degree (preferably in physical, mathematical or engineering sciences). Good interpersonal skills, ability to multitask and to work in a team are essential.  Proficiency in regional languages (especially Kannada) is an added advantage.

The science writer will be working from the Center’s state-of-the-art campus in North Bengaluru. The remuneration will be commensurate with the qualification and experience of the candidate.

Interested candidates can APPLY ONLINE. The nominal deadline for applications is 15 May 2022.

SUMMARY: 

Qualification: Graduate/postgraduate degree (preferably in physical, mathematical or engineering sciences).

Experience: 2 yrs in science communication and writing. However, freshers with a strong portfolio can also apply.

Pay: Will commensurate with the qualification and experience.

Age: Below 40 yrs

Deadline: 15 May 2022

Apply: ONLINE

Web: www.icts.res.in

E-mail: careers@icts.res.in