Restoration of appearance and function trust (RAFT), are looking for a science writer to start work in 2017 to update our 25th anniversary book for our 30th anniversary (in 2018). This requires researching how our research projects have been taken up by others and impacted on healthcare over the last 30 years i.e. we don't just want a narration of our achievements but are looking to prove that our research has had an impact. The 30th anniversary book should also includes stories of patients who have benefited from our work and key people involved in our history.

This is a fixed payment project i.e. we are looking for someone to quote for the whole project rather than pay by hour.

Closing Date: Saturday 31 December 2016
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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:

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: Saturday 31 December 2016

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a publisher of high impact scientific and medical information in print and online. NPG publishes journals, online databases, and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine.

Chief Careers Editor, Nature

Preferably London or New York, but also open to San Francisco

We are looking for a Chief Careers Editor for the journal Nature, to lead a team in building a vibrant digital hub of editorial content that furthers the careers of scientists at all stages of their careers.

The Chief Careers Editor will be a natural innovator who thrives online. You will have significant experience in senior roles in scientific publishing and editing, with a proven track record managing editors and writers as well as experience in science journalism.

You will oversee the creation of editorially independent content focusing on research career trends and issues, and enabling researchers in their work. This content will be published online and in Nature’s print magazine, and might include service features, Q&As, how-to videos, personal essays, expert columns, advice columns, obituaries, announcements.

Your team will also curate relevant content to an online Careers hub designed to enhance the lives and careers of working scientists.

This role will also involve overseeing independently executed but commercially driven (such as sponsored) content for the hub and guiding a lively blog updating researchers on news in the career sector.

The Chief Careers Editor will also participate in the organization of Nature Careers Expos, helping to develop panel ideas and source speakers

Applicants must have an existing right to live and work in the country they wish to work in. The level of appointment will be commensurate with experience.

For further details and to apply upload a copy of your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations.

Closing Date: Monday 20 June 2016

Concerned about the effects on you and the environment of exposure to hazardous chemicals in the products that you buy? Join the Chemical Watch team in writing about this fascinating, dynamic, global agenda for a worldwide business readership.

We are currently looking for freelance reporters to add to our writing pool with strengths in business reporting, chemicals, consumer issues, toxicology, occupational health, product manufacture and supply chains in any sector. We also have immediate consignments and paid internships to offer, depending on your expertise and location.

Applications with a CV and sample articles to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: Friday 30 December 2016
Mamta Patel
Chemical Watch
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U.S.-based biotech magazine Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News ( is looking to expand its coverage of life science and biotechnology developments in Europe.

Experience in writing about the life sciences, biotechnology and/or the pharmaceutical industry a must. Looking for tech-savvy reporters across the biotechnologies spectrum with particular expertise in drug discovery, genomics and bioprocessing. Writers with research and lab experience in academia or industry or both preferred; writers holding a doctoral degree a plus.

Please email resume and three or four appropriate clips to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Cancer Research UK - research communications
At Cancer Research UK we produce content for our research community. We are putting together a panel of freelance science writers for a variety of commissions, helping us to communicate specific areas of our work to a wider audience, through print and online communications.
One example is the latest edition of the CRUK researcher annual publication Pioneering Research 2014/15, launched in July 2015.
If you’re interested in being considered, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with examples of your work and details of your subject areas.
Closing date: 30th October
Please note this post relates to being added to a pool of freelancers rather than an offer of immediate work.

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