Nature Medicine (that’s us!) seeks an assistant news editor to report and edit must-read stories about the fast-changing field of drug development. We are looking for a person with a passion for understanding and communicating biomedical research, who is eager to break new ground with insightful investigative journalism in this area. The responsibilities of the position include writing and editing news content, as well as helping to manage the journal’s robust online presence.
The job requires an individual who can work with minimal guidance, finding and developing exclusive stories. The ideal candidate will have a degree in biology or a related science and at least two years of experience as a working journalist. S/he should be able to commission and guide freelancers and work with production staff to conceptualize artwork for print layout. The assistant news editor will be based in our Cambridge, Massachusetts, offices and work closely with our team in New York.
The job offers opportunity for travel and attendance at leading scientific meetings, as well as excellent benefits. Nature Publishing Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.