MailOnline, Deputy Science Editor
MailOnline, the world's largest English-language newspaper website with over 220 million monthly unique visitors, is looking for an experienced and talented Deputy Science Editor to join the London team.
Suitable candidates will have a strong track record of news gathering, editing and managing a team, together with an understanding of digital 24-hour news and the processes and pressures that come with operating in this environment.
Applicants must be able to find and break exclusive stories of national and global interest, as well as turn their hand to creative features for this office-based web production role.
Prior experience in online publishing is essential, as is an NCTJ qualification and a broad knowledge of science and technology matters.
The above list is not exhaustive and constantly evolving, based on the needs of the business. Out of hours availability and a high level of adaptability are essential.
Closing Date: Sunday 31 July 2016
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
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
If you have a passion for science, communications, fundraising and marketing, then consider exploring this opportunity to join the GEM Foundation's team in beautiful Pavia: bit.ly/255suMV
We are looking for a Fundraiser/Marketer with a strong science/technical background or a scientist/technical expert with experience in fundraising and marketing. Related expertise of interest includes business development, networking, sales and product management. The ideal candidate will be result oriented, have outstanding communication skills, and thrive in an international multi-disciplinary environment. Knowledge of natural hazards, risk management or disaster risk reduction are highly desirable.
We look forward to hearing from you. Please apply to:
with a cover letter/email explaining why you would be a good fit for the position, your resume/CV, list of references (minimum 2), and timeline of availability. The selection procedure will continue until we have found a suitable candidate.
Closing Date: Sunday 31 July 2016
GEM Foundation (Global Earthquake Model)
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.
Closing Date: Friday 30 December 2016
U.S.-based biotech magazine Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (http://www.genengnews.com/) 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.