Science Communication Specialist

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Science Communication Specialist
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Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York, USA
February 14, 2020


The Alda Center seeks a Science Communication Specialist who will be responsible for developing, curating, and ensuring the long-term success of a new web-based project focused on translating science communication research into practical applications for the science communication community of trainers, researchers, and practitioners.

This position will advance the Alda Center's investment in supporting and creating links between research and practice through the creation of content, tools, and other materials designed for science communication practitioners.

We seek an individual to:

  • Develop and implement innovative, creative strategies to translate research into practice, assess the efficacy of those strategies and adjust over time to ensure the platform's growth and development meets the needs of the growing community invested in advancing research-based approaches to science communication.
  • Oversee the curation and synthesis of contemporary research relevant to science communication and will work with members of the Alda Center and external partners to design content that helps science communication trainers, researchers, and practitioners advance best practices based on the science of science communication.
  • Deliver Alda Center workshops and/or presentations.