Are you passionate about scientific research? Do you have a unique ability to distill complex ideas into engaging content? Are you ready to join a dedicated team working to leverage scientific excellence for economic impact?
“Scientific excellence is at the core of our work at Amii, and we’re excited to bring on this new role of Science Communications Associate to our already stellar team of marketing and communications professionals. It’s an opportunity to work closely with our research teams and scientists to share our leading-edge research in AI and machine learning with new audiences. I’m looking for a collaborative individual who is passionately curious about technology and scientific impact and who has a knack for bringing complex topics down to earth.
Amii is working to inspire world-changing machine intelligence for good and for all – if you’re interested in joining us on our journey, I encourage you to reach out!”
- Spencer Murray, Director of Marketing & Communications
One of Canada’s three main institutes for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, our world-renowned researchers drive fundamental and applied research at the University of Alberta (and other academic institutions), training some of the world’s top scientific talent. Our cross-functional teams work collaboratively with Alberta-based businesses and organizations to build AI capacity and translate scientific advancement into industry adoption and economic impact.
Reporting to the Director, Communications and Public Relations, the Science Communications Associate executes strategies, frameworks, and plans through a variety of tactics.
Acting as a team member with a varied and powerful toolkit of skills, the Science Communications Associate is vital for the success of the accountabilities of the Marketing and Communications Team, with a dedicated focus on
As part of the role, the Science Communications Associate will work to explain the latest scientific findings and discoveries, cover conferences, interview scientists, and be called upon to translate highly technical research papers into general English for mass consumption by the public. In addition, the work of the Science Communications Associate will focus on raising the public profile of Amii researchers and the science community, supporting the recruitment of researchers and students into the Alberta AI ecosystem, and proactively identifying opportunities to showcase and share the connection between real-world examples of applied AI to fundamental research.
In addition, the Science Communications Associate undertakes specific, but limited, planning and advisory roles when opportunities arise that are aligned with their skillset and growth plans.
If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, then please don’t wait to apply! To apply, please send your resume and cover letter indicating why you think you'd be a fit for Amii through the listing on Indeed by July 30, 2021.
Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada at the time of application
Amii is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and excellent workforce.
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