The Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology is looking for a talented Public Communications Coordinator to join the team!
The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC’s Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology is a unique facility that unites world-class researchers in a variety of disciplines centered around structures of the craniofacial region. Since its inception in 1991, CCMB has been home to several major discoveries and has attracted top researchers from around the world.
Position specific job summary:
This position will be responsible for editing scientific manuscripts in developmental biology and related biomedical fields. In addition, this position will manage the Center’s public communications programs to promote the Center and its research projects and programs.
Position specific job accountabilities:
Edits scientific manuscripts and presentations for content and style in preparation for submission and publication. Produces newsletters and other educational and promotional materials in printed and digital formats. Develops content for social media; develops and maintains website and database; coordinates and manages press and communication tasks such as contents, interviews, website news, etc.
Position specific job qualifications:
Must have a deep understanding of biomedical research and help to prepare research manuscripts and grant applications. Must have Master’s degree in biology or a related field; PhD preferred. Must be a confident communicator and presenter, excellent in verbal and written communication skills. Must possess excellent organizational and planning skills. Must be proactive, reliable, responsible and accurate with an attention to detail. Must possess the ability to keep information confidential. Must have a tactical understanding of social media platforms. Must be self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management.