Madison, WI
Apr 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 89859-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Communications, Editing, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Graphic Design

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 89859-AS

Working Title: Science Writer and Graphic Designer

Official Title: SR EDITOR(R92BN) or EDITOR(R92DN) or ASSOC EDITOR(R92FN)


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: APRIL 28, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary: Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization: Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Graphic Design, English, Journalism, Communications or other related field

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: 2-5 years of professional experience in a marketing/communications environment is required. The successful candidate must have excellent graphic design skills, in addition to science writing and editing skills. Mastery of Mac-based desktop publishing, graphics and word processing software (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, MS Office) is required. Experience with Wordpress is a plus. The successful candidate must have proven ability to collaborate with both technical and lay people to create engaging copy and graphics from scientific information. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of organization, flexibility, a collaborative, can-do attitude and the ability to accept constructive feedback; a proven ability to meet deadlines; and a passion for advancing science, technology and engineering. Knowledge of grant-writing processes is a plus. Proven commitment to increasing diversity in science, technology and engineering and the ability to work with diverse groups of people is required.

Position Summary: The UW-Madison College of Engineering is seeking a creative, science-minded individual who has an aesthetic eye and a way with words. Working with diverse teams of faculty and staff, this individual will create dynamic visuals and engaging text that enhance and elevate materials ranging from websites and alumni newsletters to scientific journal covers and large-scale research proposal submissions.

Contact: Renee Meiller
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants: To apply for this position, please upload a single pdf that contains your cover letter, resume, and three to five samples of work that best illustrate the applicants' ability to translate scientific information into engaging written copy.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 03 Mar 2017 Central Standard Time

Application Close: 23 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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