NYC Science Communication Newsletter-4 September 2017

NYC Science Communication Newsletter-4   September 2017

By Zhaohui Yang

  • It is official on NYC SciComm – Welcome New President, Jaclyn Kubala

NYC SciComm announces new President, Jaclyn Kubala, PhD candidate at Weill Cornell Medicine, to lead the group and serve our members in the next 1~2 years. We hope to achieve the following goals:

  • Create more opportunities for our members to develop leadership skills
  • Build and expand professional networks
  • Improve science communication skills
  • Build writing and editing portfolio to define professional identity

We aspire to help you grow no matter where you are and where you want to be. So why the waiting? Come join NYC SciComm and start your dream today!



The School of Engineering & Applied Science at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for Director of its new Graduate Writing Lab. The incumbent will work with the Director and Assistant Director of Graduate Education toward the planning, development, and organization of this School-wide initiative to provide grammatical, structural, and technical writing support to graduate students and research associates.
A PhD in any STEM field is preferred with at least 5 years of experience advising or mentoring students.
To apply, visit and search for posting number 0621626. Complete a Staff Application online, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references. The position will remain open until filled.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to Shannon Barker,






Contributors: Yue Liu, Rania Naoum, Rich Allan