Job: Senior science writer

American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology seeks senior science writer for a monthly science society magazine. A successful application will write and edit for a variety of ASBMB publications and marketing materials.
Main duties:

  • Generates monthly profiles of researchers and crafts feature-length articles that are relevant to the Society’s 12,000 biochemists and molecular biologists for publication in monthly magazine.
  • Works with senior staff to develop story ideas for the magazine.
  • Writes compelling briefs from lengthy and technical manuscripts for a scientific audience.
  • Provides science writing, editing, proofreading and other support for ongoing special projects.
  • Works with authors and associate editors of the Journal of Biological Chemistry(JBC) to improve manuscript titles.
  • Works with Journal associate editors and editor to select top journal articles for compendia at scientific meetings.
  • Writes introductions for above mentioned compendium with associate editors.

Education level:

  • Bachelor’s degree (required) in life sciences/English/journalism.
  • Advanced degree in related field (preferred) in life sciences/English/journalism.


  • 5 years science writing.

How To Apply:


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