The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) seeks a Writer II to write and edit articles for Science Careers website.
Major duties and responsibilities:
Report, write, and edit features and blog postings for Science Careers
Stay abreast of news, information, and issues related to science careers via press releases, personal contacts, and other sources. Work with the Science Careers editor to commission articles
Work with writers and editors to secure art for Science Careers articles
Attend Science news department meetings and meetings with Science Business Office and AAAS units related to science careers
Occasionally write career-related news for Science magazine and its online news sites
Extensive university or college level training leading to at least a Bachelors degree (some graduate studies and research preferred)
At least three to five years of professional experience in science writing, reporting and editing
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated knowledge of science-related issues and research
Familiarity with social networking and blogging platforms
Ability to work as part of a widely dispersed but close-knit team
Ability to communicate with public, professional, and diverse audiences
Strong computer skills
Experience writing about science career issues preferred.
Please visit our website http://www.aaas.org/careercenter/employmentataaas/ to get more information and to apply to AAAS online.
AAAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.