Our mission as research center: Discover personalized medical solutions for environmentally triggered diseases to promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

At our institute you will find a scientifically stimulating international environment. Together with renowned scientists and supported by an excellent infrastructure you will have the opportunity to make an important contribution for a healthier society.

The Department Communications and Strategic Relations (COMS) at Helmholtz Munich is responsible for all corporate communications (internal and external) and the generation of communication material – from photography to graphics. We manage media relations, are custodian of the center’s brand and responsible for the corporate website. We provide health information for the general public as well as for those affected, and support schools in health education. We offer advice to the scientists at the center in all matters relating to science communication.

Science editor for the Lung Information Service (f/m/x) 101644

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Image Neuherberg near Munich
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Your responsibilities

  • Provision of scientifically based and at the same time comprehensive information for patients, relatives and the interested public on all questions concerning lung diseases
  • Writing online-suitable texts for the portal
  • Conception and professional support for the production of explanatory videos
  • Conception and production of explanatory podcasts
  • Website tracking and measures for search engine optimization
  • Maintenance of social media channels
  • Project management for individual areas of the Lung Information Service Portal
  • Project accompanying quality management
  • Technical monitoring of the portal

Your qualifications

  • Degree in health or natural science or human medicine
  • Experience in the production of explanatory videos and podcasts
  • Experience and ability to prepare scientifically complex content in an understandable, target-oriented and interesting way
  • Experience in the maintenance of social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
  • Experience in creating German texts suitable for online use
  • Knowledge of evidence based Medicine and in “Good practice health information”
  • Experience in working with the content management system TYPO 3 as well as with SEO and accessability measures
  • Reliable use of common text, layout, graphics and image processing programs (MS Office, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Fluent written and spoken German and English
  • High level of communication and teamwork skills
  • Structured, goal-oriented and independent working style

What we offer you

work-life balance
flexible working hours & working-time models
continuous education and training
30 days annual leave
on-site health management service
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Image on-site nursery & holiday care
Image elder care
Image company pension scheme
Image discounted public transport ticket

Provided that the prerequisites are fulfilled, a salary level up to E 13 is possible. Social benefits are based on the collective agreement for the federal public service (TVöD). The position is (initially) limited until 31.12.2023, under certain circumstances an extension can be arranged.

To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of gender, cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.
If you have obtained a university degree abroad, we require further documents from you regarding the recognition of the degree. Please request the recognition as early as possible.

If you have further questions, simply contact Ulrike Koller, 089 3187-2526, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Corporate Communications
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Oberschleißheim

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