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Freelance Press Release Writers - paid

Freelance press release writer(s) - PAID
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is currently looking for freelancer(s) with experience in writing press releases on scientific/research-related topics. We are searching for writers who are fluent in English, and able to deliver accurate, inspiring texts on short deadlines.
With support from EMBL’s communication officer, you will be responsible for producing press release texts that can be sent to journalists (this will include researching, interviewing, writing the news press release, and managing the approval process). Payment will be made through invoicing.
For more information or to apply, please contact: Isabelle Kling – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Friday 27 March 2015
Isabelle Kling, European Molecular Biology Laboratory

BioNews Science Editor - Part-time, London

BioNews Science Editor (part-time, Mondays and Fridays)
Employer: Progress Educational Trust
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 Science Editor, you will be responsible for researching, writing and editing articles about assisted conception, human genetics, stem cells 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 biological science subject and experience of researching, writing and editing articles for publication are also highly desirable for this job.
To apply, submit a cover letter together with a full curriculum vitae (to include the names of two referees) to Sarah Norcross: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Start date: Friday 10 April (or as soon as possible thereafter).
Closing Date: Monday 9 March 2015

Communications Officer: China

Job Title:
Communications Officer 
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR)
International Programme Office (IPO)
c/o Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI)
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
No. 9 Dengzhuang Nanlu, Haidian District, Beijing 100094, China
two years initially, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability
Application deadline:
9 March 2015, no later than midnight China Standard Time (CST) [Sunday, 8 March 2015, 16:00 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)]

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