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Call for Applications: IIASA Science Communication Fellowship, Summer 2017

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is currently accepting applications for its summer 2017 Science Communication Fellowship. The fellowship begins on 24 May and ends on 31 August. The fellowship covers the cost of travel to Vienna from the awardee’s home, and a modest stipend to offset living expenses during the period of the fellowship.

The Science Communication Fellow will gain experience in communicating complex systems science for a general audience, through a variety of platforms including blogs, website content, and articles for our magazine, Options. The science communication fellow will work as part of the IIASA Communications department, assisting with a variety of tasks including editorial work, website maintenance, media relations, event coverage, social media, and other communication activities.

The Science Communication Fellow will also work closely with participants in the IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP), producing several pieces of work covering research from the program.

For more information about eligibility and how to apply, visit

The application deadline is 13 January 2017.