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Communications Consultant in biology, communication strategy – UiB, Norway, 2022


Communications Consultant position is available in the Sars Centre administration at University of Bergen, Norway – 2022

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General Info

Position: Communications Consultant
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: May 2022
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: 499.500 – 543.500 NOK/Year

Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology

University of Bergen (UiB), Norway


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Qualification Details

  • Master degree within relevant field. Long and relevant work experience can in some circumstances compensate for lack of the formal educational requirements for the position
  • Background in biology and experience with scientific writing is preferred
  • Relevant work experience and competence related to the tasks of the position
  • Previous experience from international Academic and Research sectors is an asset
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English is required

Personal qualifications

  • Ability to work independently and systematically and prioritize tasks to deliver work on time
  • Ability to communicate, interact, and work effectively and cooperatively with scientific staff of diverse nationalities and educational backgrounds
  • When evaluating candidates, a strong emphasis will be put on the personal qualifications considered essential for the position

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Develop a complete communication strategy plan for the Sars Centre
  • Provide communication advice and support for externally funded projects
  • Produce material that will highlight the Centre’s activities and increase the Centre’s awareness within the University system as well as to the general public
  • Develop web content and social media activity
  • Produce info videos explaining Sars science and research
  • Write popularized articles and presentations related to Sars research
  • Organize outreach initiatives targeting wide audiences
  • Produce the Sars Centre Annual Report
  • Register the Centre’s publications and scientific activities in Cristin
  • Administrative support duties may be added to the position

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

  • A brief account of the applicant’s background and motivation for applying for the position
  • CV
  • Certified copies of transcripts and other relevant certificates
  • The names and contact information for two reference persons

The application in English and appendices with certified translations into English or Norwegian must be uploaded at JobbNorge. Please note that applications will be assessed only with the information available in JobbNorge when the deadline expires. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all relevant attachments are submitted by the deadline.

About the Employer:

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We can offer

  • A good and professionally challenging work environment
  • Salary as Senior Consultant (code 1363) from pay grade 55-60 (currently equal to 499.500 – 543.500).  Salary as Adviser (code 1434) from pay grade 60-69 (currently equal to 543.500 – 637.900) based on a formal assessment of civil service seniority and qualifications
  • Enrolment in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund (SPK)
  • Good welfare benefits

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Contact details

Detailed information about the position can be obtained by contacting Head of Administration, Carol Bruce, phone.: +47 92067947, email [email protected].

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