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Publication or Company The Scientist
Job Title News Editor - Virtual (Eastern Time)
Industry B2B Publishing
Salary Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Flexible Hours, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Requirements:
• Three years experience writing/editing life-science news
• Undergraduate life-science degree; graduate degree in science or science writing a plus
• Virtual (Must be available 9-5, Eastern time)

Responsibilities:
• Assign and edit daily news stories, scientist-written opinions, and The Nutshell column (short summaries of life-science news published by other outlets). News stories will include embargoed study stories, short turn-around investigative pieces, in-depth reporting of new trends in research and technology, and weekly “Culture Friday” pieces exploring the intersection of science, art, music, theater, dance, and film.
• Identify breaking stories and work with the other editors, contract writers, freelancers, and interns to develop the content and post it to the website Monday through Friday.
• Build and send The Scientist Daily and other specialty newsletters sent to subscribers.
• Manage overall content on www.the-scientist.com.
• Serve a supporting role to the print editors, writing content for all sections of the magazine and helping to proof pages prior to issue closing.
About Our Company LabX Media Group consists of four primary businesses: LabX (www.labx.com), the premier marketplace for buying and selling laboratory equipment worldwide; Lab Manager Magazine (www.labmanager.com), a business to business publication going on five years that helps lab professionals run their labs like a business; The Scientist (www.the-scientist.com), published for over 25 years is the place life science research professionals come to be informed, and inform one another; and LabWrench (www.labwrench.com), a social network for scientists seeking support for their laboratory equipment and engaging in discussions about products used in their labs. Join our talented team; LabX Media Group has over 30 employees in Canada and the US serving the scientific industry via dynamic online platforms and award-winning print publications.
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