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Communications Officer

Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health (J-Clinic), to work with the director and Jameel Clinic faculty to develop and implement communications, marketing, and outreach efforts to promote the Jameel Clinic to industry, the general public, faculty, current and prospective students, and the greater MIT community.  Will manage, create, and measure social media content, including conceptualizing and implementing new communications initiatives and establishing a regular reporting system to share analytics and trends; manage a monthly newsletter; conceptualize, write, and/or edit content for multiple channels and projects, leading the video productions; serve as the media relations contact; manage Jameel Clinic podcast and newsletter; and coordinate video productions. 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (master’s preferred) in journalism, communications or related field

  • At least four years’ communications experience (including content creation, digital communications, project management, and media relations), preferably in science and/or technology fields

  • Excellent project management, editorial, content development, proofreading, fact-checking, and written and oral communication skills

  • Up-to-date experience with and extensive knowledge of digital communications platforms

  • Experience working across social media channels and web platforms

  • Media relations experience and ability to work with journalists

  • High-level proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop)

  • Experience crafting compelling PowerPoint presentations and leveraging metrics to market and evolve programs/initiatives;

  • Track record of prioritizing multiple work assignments and meeting deadlines

  • Ability to collaborate across all organizational units in a team-oriented environment

  • Discretion and judgment with sensitive information/issues

  • Strong research and interviewing skills, including ability to develop, assess, and synthesize information and translate complex scientific concepts for a general audience

  • Ability to copy-edit writing for grammar, spelling, accuracy, format, tone, and AP style.


Post-Doctoral Fellowship

How to Apply

The Jameel Clinic for Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare is looking to recruit extraordinary talent for a high-profile and competitive fellowship in collaboration with the Schwarzman College of Computing. At MIT we use knowledge to solve “the world’s great challenges”, and the Jameel Clinic for AI and Health is furthering such vision through the creation of new paradigms in medical technology, computing, engineering and science for the betterment of human health. Through our dedicated process of exploration, funding, community building and support, the Jameel Clinic is positioned to create new transformative biotechnology and clinical AI systems that will have a profound impact on society. 


The fellowship is a full-time position, with a minor teaching load per year as primary instructor in a clinical AI related course at MIT. Selected fellows will also be expected to participate in program activities at the Jameel Clinic (such as internal project reviews, evaluation committee or advisory work, etc.). Accepted fellows will be offered a competitive salary and benefits, with funds to support personal and collaborative research, as well as travel for presentation of original research. Appointments are for 1 year, with potential for a second-year re-appointment pending satisfactory review and funding. Desired start date would be by January 1, 2022.

  • Applicants must possess a doctorate degree, preferably in Computer Science or other science/mathematics/engineering fields with a publication track record or research experience in artificial intelligence for medicine and/or biotechnology. Please submit your curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a brief statement of research and entrepreneurial interests at the Jameel Clinic (no longer than a 1000 words) via our application page. 

  • The statement of research interests should mention the names of one or more faculty members associated with the Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in AI and Health who would have substantial intellectual overlap with the applicant’s interests and desired path of research as a fellow. More information about relevant faculty members can be found at https://www.jclinic.mit.edu/people.

  • Applicants should also arrange to have at least two letters of support from advisors or faculty familiar with the applicant’s work (to be submitted by the reference writers) prior to the application submission date. Applications received by October 15st, 2021 will receive full consideration. Any questions may be directed to our Jameel Clinic Program Director, Ignacio Fuentes at: ifuentes@mit.edu

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