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Thursday, 31 January 2008

Job opportunity for science writer

Media Relations Manager (Sciences, Agriculture and Engineering)

Press and Communications Office, Newcastle University.

£25,134 - £32,796 per annum

  • What will computers be like in ten years' time?
  • Can organic food be grown more efficiently?
  • How can we tackle climate change?

These and many other key questions are being researched at Newcastle University, which has created the new post of Media Relations Manager for the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering.

We're looking for a talented and dynamic media professional to work with our top scientists and write about their achievements for the international, national and regional media.
Newcastle is designated as a 'Science City' and you can help us tell the world how we are shaping its future.

Job-share applicants welcomed.
Job reference: C2303A

Answerphone No: 0191 222 8718

Closing date for applications: 22 February 2008.

Further details:

This is a great job for the right person - lots of freedom to develop your own methods, with the back-up of a friendly team of media professionals.

I would be happy to have an informal discussion with anyone who might be interested - please phone or e-mail me.

Mick Warwicker
Head of Press and Communications
Newcastle University
6, Kensington Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)191 222 7850
Fax: +44 (0)191 222 5447