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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).

 

Evonik is one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies. We concentrate on high-growth megatrends, especially health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. And that means a world of opportunities for you. There’s no better time than right now to build your future with us and be a part of our international team. More information: www.evonik.com.
 
The Nutrition & Care Segment produces and markets essential amino acids for animal feed, is a strategic partner for the health care industry and offers active ingredients, additives and system solutions in particular for high-quality consumer goods and special industrial applications. For the Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH we are looking for the department Nutrition Research for the next possible time at our location in Hanau, Germany for a:
 
Manager Technical Publishing
 
Responsibilities
• Edit technical and scientific publications generated from research studies in the most relevant fields of animal nutrition, health, and production
• Tailor publications based on trends, innovative concepts and major discoveries shaping scientific and industry developments
• Translate and illustrate the complexity and specificities of technical and scientific publications into a direct, clear, accurate, succinct and simple writing
• Identify the knowledge needs of customers and develop technical and scientific publications differing in style, scope and depth to target different audiences and interest
• Develop different technical communication channels (i.e. internet based) to increase reach with technical reading audience
• Ability to independently plan, manage, and complete multiple projects in a timely manner
• Support a dedicated global technical sales force providing a technical publication portfolio
• Develop a strong technical presence in industry trade magazines
 
Your application
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Closing Date: Friday 29 April 2016
 
Freelance writer sought for a medical research charity. We need someone to re-write internal text for use externally e.g. science reports into website content, a research policy rewritten in more user friendly language, etc. If interested, please send an example of your work and rate expected. For current website please see www.raft.ac.uk
 
Closing Date: Thursday 31 March 2016
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Get Your Hands On Research! Apply Now for an MBL Science Journalism Fellowship 
 
The MBL Logan Science Journalism Program in Woods Hole, Mass., offers print, online, and broadcast journalists a chance to immerse themselves in hands-on biomedical or environmental research in one of the world’s most dynamic settings for scientific discovery. Room, board, course fees, and U.S. travel are covered for accepted fellows. 
 
The program runs May 25-June 4, 2016 with opportunities available for extended fellowships in Woods Hole or Arctic Alaska. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2016. 
 
For more information, please visit http://www.mbl.edu/sjp or contact Diana Kenney: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
SciencePOD—which stands for Science Prose On-Demand—delivers a high-quality science writing and editing service to academic publishers, research organisation and many more entities who work in field related to science, medicine and technology are keen to publish high-quality work. We mainly publish magazine-style articles in a slick tablet-ready platform targeted at mainstream audiences. 
 
We are currently recruiting new science journalists and science writers to join our permanent pool of freelancers. So now is the time to register with us.
 
Being registered on SciencePOD will give you an opportunity to write on a wide range of topics spanning all sciences and technologies. You will have personalised online contact and support from our SciencePOD commissioning editors. The commissions will be allocated on the basis of scientific expertise, journalistic or writing experience, and geographical requirements in terms of language. The rate is calculated for each job, depending on the complexity of the work and the amount of work required. Please note, we welcome applicants with multiple language skills as they are valued by our clients.
 
If you are interested, do not delay and register here: https://sciencepod.net/#creators/register 
 
Please ensure that you attach samples of your work, as well as a link to your CV together with an accurate description of your fields of expertise, as these will be used by commissioning editors to allocate the work. 
 
Feel free to get in touch, should you have any queries. 
 
See you online on the SciencePOD platform.
 
Sabine Louet
Founder SciencePOD
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Closing Date: Thursday 31 March 2016

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