The NSF Partnership to Advance Throughput Computing (PATh) is looking for a student science writer to promote the impacts of the project on research and campuses across the country. The position will provide opportunities to learn about research across multiple domains, to develop an understanding of computational research methods and computing technologies, and to advance the understanding of these concepts by relevant audiences.
The position will work 10-20 hours per week. Work hours will be flexible, but mostly between 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday.
Remote Work: At first, all work will be conducted virtually/remotely, with eventual workspace in the Discovery building on the UW-Madison campus, as pandemic recommendations evolve.
Read more here: https://morgridge.org/story/national-science-foundation-establishes-a-partnership-to-advance-throughput-computing/
This position comes with potential future opportunity for an internship with course credit through the Department of Life Sciences communication (in Fall 2021 or later).
Candidate must be a UW-Madison student. The ideal candidate will be majoring in a communications, journalism, or related area with strong skills in writing, editing, and social media. Must demonstrate great attention to detail, be able to work with minimal supervision, and conduct oneself in a professional manner.
Though not a requirement, prior experience with any of the following is a plus:
• science feature writing
• web content creation, management, and/or design
• social media content generation and engagement analysis
• graphic design, video production, and/or other visual communication formats
• Adobe Creative Suite (and/or open-source alternatives), Markdown, HTML, CSS, Git/GitHub.
• computational research
• experience working completely virtually, and/or as part of a geographically-distributed team
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 writing samples.