Requisition Number: STFR003679
Division/College: External Affairs
Location: Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time: Full Time
Northeastern's digital newsroom is looking for a Science Writer to bring audiences into the world of research and discovery at Northeastern University. From breaking news to behind-the-scenes stories about life in the lab, you will be telling stories from every angle. If you love science and can translate it in ways that make it easy for others to love it too, this job is for you. First and foremost, you must be an excellent writer with superb accuracy and speed. You must be skilled at untangling complex scientific data and turning it into a well-researched, accurate, and captivating read for lay audiences. Our newsroom tells stories on multiple platforms, so you should be comfortable with using social media tools for show and tell. You'll be interacting with some of the world's most accomplished scientists, most curious students, and most interesting storytellers in a fast-moving newsroom.
You must be an avid consumer of science news in general with a good sense of what is newsworthy and what trends are important. You must be comfortable telling stories in multiple formats, including well-researched articles, tweets, or talking to a newsroom full of colleagues.
You must be comfortable interviewing researches from any field of science, as well as industry partners and funding agencies. You must be great at gathering important information, deciphering data, and identifying unique news angles.
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To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: [email protected]
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.