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TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATE , School of Engineering (SoE) (part-time, 50%), to provide technical communication support to the dean of the School of Engineering. A primary aspect of the role will be to support the faculty promotion process for the school by developing, editing, and refining written presentations that describe faculty member research. Will offer coaching, guidance, and support to department heads as they prepare faculty promotion cases so that faculty research is described and presented in a clear, accurate, and concise manner. Will also develop and deliver new mechanisms of communication support where most needed, including communications coaching to Engineering Council members and other faculty members, and developing workshops and other documentation to help prepare faculty to better present their research.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree (master's preferred) in a STEM field; at least two years of journalistic, professional writing, or editorial experience; demonstrated skill with science communication (published science news, features, profiles, etc.); exceptional technical and academic communication skills--oral, written, and visual design; ability to receive and give constructive feedback to faculty members; team-orientation; demonstrated people and project management skills; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; keen attention to detail; and discretion with confidential information. Science communication training or experience in scientific communication publishing or training/coaching preferred, as is proven ability to produce technical content (i.e., has published scientific manuscripts). MIT experience also preferred. Job #17464-7
Schedule to be determined.
This is a temporary, one-year position.
Internal Number: 17464
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