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International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) Science Communication Fellowship Program 2023

 The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is currently accepting applications for its summer 2023 Science Communication Fellowship.

Application Deadline: 20th January 2023

Eligible Countries: Australia, Austria, Brazil, China, Egypt, Finland, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Korea, Republic, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands the, Norway, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, Ukraine, UK, USA, Vietnam.

To Be Taken At (Country): Austria

About the Award: The science communication fellow will gain experience in communicating complex systems science for a general audience, through a variety of platforms including blogs, website content, and articles for our magazine, Options. The science communication fellow will work as part of the IIASA Communications Department, assisting with a variety of tasks including editorial work, website maintenance, media relations, event coverage, social media, and other communication activities.

The Science Communication Fellow will also work closely with participants in the IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP), producing several pieces of work covering research from the program.

Type: Fellowship

Eligibility: 

  • A Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in science or journalism, and/or current student or graduate of a science journalism program
  • Applicants from all countries are welcome, but IIASA gives priority to citizens or residents of countries in which IIASA has a Member Organization. We encourage applications from developing countries.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • First experience in writing about science for the general public via blogs, newspapers, university web sites, or other outlets.
  • Written and oral fluency in English and proven ability to understand complex scientific research.
  • Experience with or interest in social media, video, photography, or other multimedia.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: A monthly salary based on an annual gross salary of EUR 18,800.00, which is exempt from income tax in Austria.

The advertised salary is:

  • Non-negotiable
  • Subject to deductions for health insurance and/or social security.

Duration of Program: The fellowship starts on 22 May and ends on 1 September.

How to Apply: To apply for this opportunity, you will need to provide the following documents in English:

Deadline for receipt of applications: 20 January 2023

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

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