Scientia Scripta is currently looking to expand its network of freelance writers and editors as we anticipate opportunities to outsource work in the coming months.
We always welcome talented writers, but also need people who are happy having a "client facing" role for day-to-day project management as well as editing copy and providing a final level of quality control.
If you would like to be considered for future freelancing opportunities please make fill in your details and submit your CV at http://scientiascripta.co.uk/join-our-talent-pool.
Job location: Central London
Salary: £9,000-£11,500 (depending on experience and qualifications)
This is an exciting opportunity to work for BioNews, a free web- and email-based digest of news and developments in assisted conception, human genetics and embryo/stem cell research.
As Genetics Editor, you will be responsible for researching, writing and editing articles about human genetics, stem cells, assisted conception and related areas of science and policy, liaising with a team of BioNews volunteer writers, sending out the weekly BioNews email newsletters using our content management system, as well as managing our science writing scheme.
We are seeking a well-organised, self-motivated candidate, with excellent written and oral communications skills. A degree in a genetics-related subject and experience of researching, writing and editing articles for publication are also highly desirable for this job.
For details of how to apply see http://www.bionews.org.uk/page_468909.asp
Closing date: 5pm Monday 22 February.
Start date: Friday 1 April (or as soon as possible thereafter).