Science Writer, Cold Spring Harbor (FT, Long Island)

Job Title
Science Writer, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Research and Education

Full Time, Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Job Description:
Science Writer – Public Affairs

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is looking for a skilled writer who excels in the development of scientific content for general audiences. The successful candidate will play a key role in creating print and electronic materials to raise public awareness about CSHL’s world-renowned research programs in cancer and molecular biology, bioinformatics and genetics, and neuroscience.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A master’s degree and/or doctoral degree in molecular biology, or genetics;
  • Science writing experience, with proven ability to comprehend complex scientific material and translate it into language that is both engaging and educational for lay audiences;
  • Experience with print and electronic media, with website design and content experience a plus
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team;
  • The ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package. No freelance or telecommuting inquiries please.

Interested parties should send a cover letter stating salary history and requirements, a resume and samples of their work (URLs, zip disks, etc.) to:

Human Resources
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
One Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724
Position # 1899

subject: Science Writer.

Fax: 516-367-6850


CSHL is an equal opportunity employer.

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