The Quebec Bio-Imaging Network’s (QBIN) was created in 2008 to promote and facilitate the establishment of fruitful collaborations between researchers from all over the province interested in exploring normal and pathological function in humans, and studying pathophysiological processes and therapeutic approaches to various diseases using bio-imaging techniques. The network’s objective is to consolidate the leadership of Quebec researchers on the national and international scenes by supporting a variety of scientific activities in basic and clinical research, strategic initiatives and structuring projects that use imaging techniques in humans and animals.

Under the direction of the QBIN Director, the Communications Officer will be responsible to develop and implement an innovative research communications program to promote Quebec Bio-Imaging Network members, their research projects, as well as their impact on healthcare to the broader scientific community and the general public.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop comprehensive communication plans, written and online communication materials including press releases, articles, blog posts, video capsules, etc.
  • Develop new opportunities to maximize QBIN’s presence in the global landscape. Develop content and manage social media content and channels.
  • Develop story ideas and work with QBIN members (faculty, staff and students), freelance writers and other professionals to generate multimedia content.
  • Develop and establish strong media contacts. Act as resource and liaison to strengthen relationships of QBIN members with media representatives and the general public.
  • Develop communication plans and programs for the planning and delivery of press conferences, symposia, workshops, and other activities.
  • Prepare and compile communications benchmarking reports for QBIN Communications Committee and QBIN Directors.
  • Recognize sensitive issues that have the potential to create significant precedents and refer these issues to QBIN Directors.

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