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Do you have a genuine and proven interest in science writing? Can you turn what seems like an impossibly complex research paper into a riveting feature article or other printed or online narrative? Can you adapt your writing style so as to engage the general public, scientific audiences, and policymakers with your work? Can you help scientists whose first language may not be English to produce clear and readable research papers for publication in scientific journals? The Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is seeking a science writer and editor able to juggle different types of writing assignments. This person will write articles and reports, marketing brochures, and the Annual Report. They will work closely with international researchers to: i) support scientists on presenting their research in correct English, ii) contribute briefs and feature articles to Options, IIASA’s bi-annual magazine, to the website, and to edit both scientific and administrative texts on a day-to-day basis. In every assignment, the science writer and editor will write creatively and compellingly to ensure that all materials published meet the highest editorial standards and align with the institute’s objectives and needs.

At Amazon Web Services (AWS) we are applying proof techniques from mathematical logic for purposes of security. Both internally, and with tools that customer use. There's a lot of deep science going on. Fundamental new logic is being developed, and the application is historic. The group is growing dramatically. There are some pointers to videos and info at http://www0.cs.ucl.ac.uk/staff/b.cook/  See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U40bWY6oVtU for example. 

The world’s leading educational publisher, Pearson, is looking for talented, knowledgeable and reliable content writers who are willing to write textbooks and/or digital and assessment content on any of the following subjects:

● Science

● Maths

We are looking to source excellent content writers who would like to be on our list of people to approach for immediate or future projects. We welcome applications from both new and experienced writers. 

By becoming a writer for Pearson, you will be supported throughout the publishing process and provided with the opportunity to develop your skills. You will also be credited amongst Pearson’s well-respected writers, who each year see their names linked to the quality content that Pearson releases – content that supports educators to deliver their best teaching and learners to achieve their best results.

We appreciate that people have different commitments on their time, so we will liaise with you to find projects that fit your availability and capacity. You will also be able to write from home. And for this work, you will of course be paid an agreed fee. All we ask is that you have the dedication to write quality content on your subject specialism and that you deliver material to the agreed deadlines. 

If you would like to become a Pearson writer, please get in touch by sending your CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Lancet family of journals is seeking a fixed term (12 months), part-time communications officer to work on thelancet.com and to manage our social media strategy, accounts, and output. You will be highly motivated and will have experience of using social tools to support content dissemination and brand awareness, through all high impact social platforms (including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn) engaging with new audiences, and a keen interest in new social tools and techniques. This new role will work within the Lancet journals’ web, press and marketing teams, and will also liaise with editorial staff, and external authors. Whilst working within a team environment, the person in this role will need to be autonomous in their work, ensuring that their projects are completed to a high standard and to a strict time frame. 
 
As well as familiarity with and experience of social tools, you will have some experience of online publishing. Your writing skills will be first class and you will have a clear view of how an online medical and community operates. This is a 60% position (21 hours per week) based in our London office (125 London Wall, EC2Y 5AS).

For further details and to apply visit:

https://4re.referrals.selectminds.com/elsevier/jobs/web-editor-12-months-ftc-6270

 

 

SciDev.Net is looking to recruit a Digital Producer. This role is responsible for ensuring the visual quality of the SciDev.Net website and for maximising each page’s reach by appropriate use of SEO and other techniques. They ensure production delivery by overseeing digital support tools and provide training for regional and editorial staff. They are responsible for the efficient delivery of technical content, notices and comments and for internal commissioning of graphics and data visualisations. The role will also be expected to provide basic technical support ensuring digital product service delivery for the website and key core business systems (CRM, production manager and analytics tools), through liaison with key suppliers. For the foreseeable future, the Digital Producer will also have some responsibility for User Engagement (e.g. Facebook and Twitter). 

Medical Writer - Medical Writing and Healthcare Communications - London

We are looking for a Medical Writer to join our growing Medical Writing and Healthcare Communications team. In this role you will provide high-quality medical and scientific writing from planning and coordination of literature search through delivery of final drafts to internal and external clients. As a Medical Writer, you will provide technical consultation and advice on strategy, regulations and industry best practices. You will effectively manage medical writing projects to deliver quality products in agreed timelines by demonstrating subject matter and therapeutic area expertise. In this crucial role, you will collaborate with internal and external clients, supporting and enabling effective and efficient communication that results in operational excellence.

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