Science Journalist for Weekly Cell-Biology Newsletter

Full time, Lower Manhattan

Job Description:

GenomeWeb News is looking for an experienced science reporter to edit Cell-Based Assay News, a weekly newsletter covering cell biology in drug discovery and functional genomics.

A motivated reporter with experience on a daily or weekly news publication covering biology, biotechnology, or drug discovery and development. You should be able to develop and nurture sources in industry, government, and academia; to grasp complex subjects in cell biology and microscopy; and to work under a weekly deadline. Preferred candidates will have some background in cell biology. A background in business reporting is also desirable.

WHAT YOU’LL DO: Cover the companies and organizations that develop, sell, and use instruments, reagents, and software for high-throughput and high-content cellular analysis %u2014 an emerging field that is quickly gaining headway within pharmaceutical drug discovery and biomedical research. You will report on new technologies under development in this field, how researchers are putting these technologies to use, and the business strategies of vendors marketing tools in this area.

WHAT WE OFFER: A competitive salary, 401(k), health and dental, and a fun, collegial newsroom populated by reporters and editors passionate about their beats.

WHO WE ARE: GenomeWeb News is the largest and best-known independent news service that covers the burgeoning genomics segment of biotechnology. We publish eight specialty-focused newsletters, a daily online news service, and a monthly magazine. Based in lower Manhattan, we offer a small company environment with a focus on quality, high-value content.

Interested? Please e-mail your rsum, a handful of clips, and salary requirements to Bernadette Toner at

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