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    3 - 5 Years
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    • Date Posted
      March 02,2021
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    Communications officer

    3 years, with possible extension We are looking for a communications officer within our enthusiastic team. You get the opportunity to become part of a high-profile international project and an excellent network of academia, industry and healthcare professionals. Will you join us?

    The Bigpicture leadership team would not be complete without a communications officer to help us manage internal communication within the European consortium (pathologists, researchers, AI developers, patients, and industry parties) and external communication to the pathology - and AI community at large and to the general public. You work in close collaboration with the project manager at Radboudumc and at Lygature, the two coordinators at Radboudumc and the project leaders at Novartis and Janssen.

    You draft media statements, answer media inquiries, compile publications, develop content for the website, set up and run social media platforms and you know how to analyze the impact of our publications on social media. You plan events (and press conferences if needed) and you guide us in public relations on sensitive issues like privacy assurance in sharing medical data and ethical considerations on artificial intelligence in medicine. For this position it is possible to work partly from home.

    Upon commencement of employment we require a certificate of conduct (Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag, VOG) and there will be, depending on the type of job, a screening based on the provided cv. Radboud university medical center’s HR Department will apply for this certificate on your behalf.

    Read more about the Radboudumc employment conditions and what our International Office can do for you when moving to the Netherlands. The department of Pathology of the Radboud University Medical Center plays an active role in the hospitals’ patient care, education and research. Pathologists work in sub-specialized teams, employing a fully digitized microscopical workflow.

    The Computational Pathology Group is an integral part of the department and consists of some 25 researchers. They focus on development and validation of automated microscopical tissue analysis based on Artificial Intelligence. Application areas include diagnostics and prognostics of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer, among others. The group is among the international front runners in the field, witnessed for instance by the highly successful grand challenges (CAMELYON, PANDA) which they organized. They collaborate closely with clinicians and industry worldwide.

    Radboudumc in Nijmegen strives to be a leading developer of sustainable, innovative and affordable healthcare to improve the health and wellbeing of people and society in the Netherlands and beyond. This is the core of our mission: To have a significant impact on healthcare. To get a better picture of what this entails, check out our strategy.

    Read more about what it means to work at Radboudumc and what our people have to say about it. You are an experienced communications officer (communicatieadviseur medior or senior level) with a keen sense of newsworthy items and relevant coverage channels to showcase the BIGPICTURE project and make it a high-profile point of attention. A pro-active, flexible person who enjoys working in a team.

    • You have interests of the various consortium partners as well as those of the public when it comes to AI, big data and healthcare, and who knows when to align with other internal and external stakeholders.
    • A bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or a related field.
    • Impeccable copywriting and copy-editing abilities in English and Dutch.
    • Experience in search engine publishing, marketing, Google Analytics, and Google.
    • Professional experience in community building and international collaboration.
    Are you interested in medical science, ICT, artificial intelligence, big data? Would you like to work in an enthusiastic academic team of medical scientists and have a meaningful contribution to advance artificial intelligence science in order to speed up the development of new drugs and improve pathology diagnosis of diseases like cancer? Then we would like to hear from you! All additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Dr. Jeroen van der Laak, associate professor Pathology or Prof. Dr. Katrien Grünberg, professor in Pathology, via Use the Apply button to submit your application.

    More information on the project can be retrieved from:
    Please apply before 26 March.
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