ICMAB Open Positions

Open Position: Science Communicator at the ICMAB

Deadline: Mar 10, 2023

We are looking for a Science Communicator to be part of the Unit of Scientific Culture and Innovation (UCC+i) at the ICMAB. You will join a diverse and inclusive team working directly with the Head of Communication and Outreach. 

21 February 2023



  • Help in the main tasks of communication and outreach of the Institute.
  • Depending on the profile of the candidate:
    • Communication activities: social media, website, press releases, news. Talk to scientists to create news stories. Produce photos and videos for YouTube, website and social media.
    • Outreach activities. Plan the activities, outreach strategy, propose new projects. Become a member of the ICMAB Working Group on Outreach and coordinate the researchers involved in this type of activities.
    • Events and training activities: organize courses, training events, workshops. Become a member of the ICMAB committee of seminars & training.
  • Other responsibilities may include: Newsletter production, contact with schools, photo and video editing, participate in training events, manage social networks, publicize seminars and events, organize internal events, internal communication, merchandising, attend communication events.


  • University Degree. A science-related degree or an audiovisual-related degree are equally highly valued.
  • A Master, though not compulsory, will be valued, especially in the field of communication, science communication, video editing, etc. Applications without a Master's degree but with demonstrable equivalent experience will be accepted.
  • Advanced level of Catalan, Spanish and English are highly desirable.


  • Passion for science.
  • Work in interdisciplinary teams with people from different backgrounds at different levels (scientists, administration, technicians)
  • Planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and handle multiple tasks.
  • Written and spoken Catalan, Spanish and English
  • Graphic design, social media and web content management skills will be valued.
  • Photo and video editing will be highly valued.
  • Open to flexible working hours.


  • Experience in a similar position in a research institution or similar.
  • Working experience in science communication and outreach, photo and video editing, will be valued. 


  • Indefinite contract
  • Salary depending on the candidate’s experience, qualifications and CSIC rules (details on application)
  • Full time
  • Possibility of 1-day/week remote work and flexible working hours.
  • Start from April 2023

How to apply

Send the following documents to Anna May Masnou (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) indicating "ICMAB Science Communicator - your name" in the subject

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation Letter, emphasizing the following: skills, experience, why would you like to work with us
  • Contact details of professional references


Application period is open until a suitable candidate is found. First deadline: 10 March 2023.

About the ICMAB

The Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC) is a multidisciplinary research center focused on cutting-edge research in functional advanced materials in the fields of ENERGY, ELECTRONICS, NANOMEDICINE and application fields yet to imagine. The ICMAB became a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence in 2016, becoming one of the top research centers in Spain in Materials Science, and renewed the seal of excellence in 2020. One of the general objectives of the FUNFUTURE Severo Ochoa project is, precisely, to boost the communication and outreach activities. 


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