The American Institute of Physics is a not-for-profit federation of outstanding societies dedicated to the physical sciences. Together we represent more than 120,000 scientists, engineers, educators and students. AIP exists to illuminate science—to bring it into the public eye, to underscore its impact on our way of life, and to cultivate a diversity of students in their education and physical scientists in their careers. We aim to foster a work environment that values the individual, through open communication, staff involvement, and personal growth. We are seeking staff with a passion to further the mission of AIP.
Are you passionate about science and talented with your command of the written word?
Inside Science seeks a science writer and editor to produce great text and collaborate on multimedia ventures. We are an innovative and well-regarded model of editorially independent nonprofit science journalism. With us, reach a global audience with reliable and engaging news articles, videos, guest columns, and blog entries showing how science connects to everyday lives and the surrounding world. Create content that is offered for syndication in mainstream media outlets such as The Washington Post, Business Insider, FoxNews.com, the Christian Science Monitor and SFGate.
Inside Science is produced by the American Institute of Physics and supported by a coalition of scientific society underwriters. Take advantage of our deep connections to the science community by finding unique stories and voices from the world of the physical sciences, with tentacles in all of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
A Bachelor's degree in a field of science or journalism/communications/English plus a minimum of 3 years in writing and editing news articles about science for the general public. Background in physical sciences a plus. Creative editorial approach with a strong journalistic integrity and vision for serving a highly diverse and evolving general public is desired. Excellent science writing and editing skills. Ability to work in our College Park, MD office with opportunities for travel to conferences.