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Freelance biomedical writers

Knowledge Translation Media

Freelance biomedical writers

  • Knowledge Translation Media
  • Salary: £70 a day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Experience: science writing, 1 year (Preferred)

Description

Freelance writers required in the fields of biomedical science, medical science, biology, biochemistry, genetics, physiology, pharmacology, and neuroscience for a UK-based science magazine. For each assignment, the writer will be sent scientific papers from a particular research group. They will then be asked to write a ~1600 word accessible magazine article about the research, plus a 100–150 word biography on the principal investigator. These articles are aimed towards an adult educated audience, and we will provide examples of previous articles to demonstrate the clear and concise writing style that we are seeking. Candidates must have a flair for writing, coupled with a strong academic background in one or more of the following fields: physics, biomedical science, medical science, biology, biochemistry, genetics, physiology, pharmacology, neuroscience, agricultural science, social science, computer science.

When applying, please detail your academic background and provide a link to a writing sample (geared towards a general audience) along with your CV. There will be plenty of future work for suitable candidates, and the fee will be £70 per article.

Requirements:

  • Flair for writing – previous experience as a writer for a science magazine/website/blog required (provide example)
  • Strong academic background – MSc/PhD level preferred
  • Ability to meet deadlines

To apply for this job please visit readymoneyfromhome.com.