Science Writer / Blogger

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Job Description

We have a growing site at which is basically a fully targeted 'TripAdvisor' for biological lab products and community sharing and problem solving. Our goal is to connect the research community to the providers of top quality products and other researchers in their field.

You can see our blog at http://blog.1degreebio.org/

We are looking for a multiple writers who would like to add blog posts our growing blog that discusses everything from peer-review of recent articles, commentary on trends, experiences the bench and advice. This person would act on their own initiative. You MUST be able to write about most science subjects including biology, life sciences, life in the lab, bio tech, news etc. They would be given a lot of freedom to do this and to make the blog their own. We are looking for someone to create well written, topical pieces but also could offer their own views (controversial or otherwise) to the mix. A sense of humour and the ability to portray this side of their personality is a bonus.

Writers can submit as many original posts as they want per week. Content must be original or writer will be immediately dismissed. You can cite other articles and make commentary on such articles, but plagerism is not tolerated.

We place high importance on writers speaking from experience, not just researching the topic.

LIFE SCIENCE BACKGROUND IS ESSENTIAL. DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ANY BACKGROUND IN THIS AREA.

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Skills: academic-writing, research, science