Specialist - Outreach-Fixed Term

Location: 
Michigan State University Campus - East Lansing, MI

Specialist - Outreach-Fixed Term - MSU Center for Research on Ingredient Safety (CRIS)

The Center for Research on Ingredient Safety (CRIS) Director of Science Communication will oversee all aspects of the Center’s science communications program, including publications, blogs, website, social media and media relations. The academic specialist will work with the CRIS Director, faculty and staff in developing strategies to communicate the state-of-the-science on ingredient safety to the public for the Center, and will coordinate the implementation of these plans.

The successful candidate will work with the CRIS Director to strategize and plan the transition of CRIS into a highly visible academic Center focused on food, personal care and household products. This position will be responsible for communicating the science of ingredient safety in accessible and relevant ways to a broad public audience. It will also entail working with journalists and others to ensure effective, science-based communication around issues associated with ingredient safety. In addition, this position will be responsible for communicating the services and mission of CRIS to internal and external stakeholders and partners.

March 16, 2018