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The Institute for Computational Systems Biology directed by Prof. Dr. Jan Baumbach at the Universität Hamburg is looking for a highly motivated and creative student, who is interested in working with us as a part-time Science Communicator (m/f/d). Your role will be in generating a streamlined communication strategy of our research including the creation of material for our web presence, scientific publications, third party funding applications as well as teaching.


What we offer:

  • A student assistant position (“studentische Hilfskraft” or “wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft”) for up to 36 h/month

  • Start: September 1st, 2023 – initial contract for 1 year with possibility of extension

  • While on-site work is preferred, off-site work can be discussed 


Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Creation of a science communication strategy for our web presence (website, social media)

  • Maintenance of website and social media accounts

  • Shaping of CoSy.Bio’s brand 

  • Creation of a science communication strategy for scientific publications, third-party funding applications and teaching material

  • Consultation with CoSy.Bio scientists 

  • Close collaboration with a resident graphic design assistant


Your qualifications:

  • Previous experience in science communication

  • Some background in biomedicine, biology, or similar is ideal

  • Solid German and English skills, at least one of these as a native tongue

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work independently, dependability, flexibility, willingness to cooperate and work in a team



Send your CV and letter of motivation to management-cosybio[a.t_))


Note that our university is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with its policy of increasing the proportion of women in this type of employment, the laboratory actively encourages applications from women. For candidates with equal qualifications, preference will be given to people with physical disabilities.​
Data Protection Information: When you apply for a position at CoSy.Bio, you are submitting personal information. With regard to personal information, please take note of the Datenschutzhinweise gemäß Art. 13 Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO) zur Erhebung und Verarbeitung von personenbezogenen Daten im Rahmen Ihrer Bewerbung (data protection information on collecting and processing personal data contained in your application in accordance with Art. 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). By submitting your application, you confirm that you have acknowledged our above data protection information.

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