21st January 2015
The Global Plant Council (GPC) seeks applications from PhD students and postdoctoral scholars working in the area of plant science for a New Media Fellowship that carries a small stipend of US$3,500.
The Fellow’s task will be to use social media and other outlets to publicize the activities of the GPC and to expand the Council’s reach. The Council is especially interested in expanding its engagement with researchers, policy makers and other stakeholders in the fields of agriculture and food production. GPC’s leadership believes that social media channels are one mechanism to reach a wider audience, and we seek a fellow with demonstrated experience in these media to support the work of the GPC. The successful candidate will work closely with the GPC Executive Director, Dr. Ruth Bastow and members of the GPC Advocacy group.
The minimum requirements for this fellowship are :-
- Familiarity and understanding of all forms of social media,
- Active participation and use of at least one social media tool or outlet to promote science
- Knowledge of and enthusiasm for plant science, and excellent English language skills.
To apply for this fellowship please send an up to date CV and letter of application to firstname.lastname@example.org by (Friday 27 February 2015).