ICTP-SAIFR Science Journalism Fellowship

The ICTP South American Institute for Fundamental Research (ICTP-SAIFR, www.ictp-saifr.org ) announces the opening of one FAPESP science journalism fellowship to begin in 2017.

The fellowship is offered to applicants who have been accepted in or have completed a course of Introduction to Science Journalism.

The FAPESP science journalism fellowship (http://www.fapesp.br/47 ) is for 6 months with possible extension for up to 12 months, and pays a monthly tax-free salary of 1,889.40 Brazilian reais for graduates with a bachelor´s degree (JC-2).

The fellowship holder will be expected to write texts in English and Portuguese for ICTP-SAIFR´s blog, interview researchers and ICTP-SAIFR visitors, write articles for newspapers (i.e. Jornal da UNESP, Folha de São Paulo e Estado de São Paulo), publish material in social media, and translate Perimeter Institute´s pedagogical material from English to Portuguese.

Review of applications will begin in December 2016 and will continue until the position has been filled. Although there is no strict deadline, applications before November 30, 2016 are recommended for positions to begin in 2017. Candidates can apply by filling out the online application form (HERE).