[ES_JOBS_NET] FW: Junior Science Writer

Baker, Leslie (lbaker@uidaho.edu) lbaker at uidaho.edu
Mon Aug 28 11:19:41 MDT 2017


The University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) and the Center for
Research and Exploration in Space Science and Technology (CRESST II)
has an opening for a Junior Science Writer to work in the Astrophysics
Sciences Division (ASD) on-site at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
(GSFC) in Greenbelt, Maryland. The Junior Science Writer will be
responsible for identifying, initiating and developing new science
features, video scripts and social media content to inform the public
about ASD news and developments that focus on ASD's science,
technology, experiments and people.

Applicants for this position are required to have a BA/BS in a
communications or physical science field and at least one year of
experience as a science writer, ideally with a concentration in
physics, astrophysics, and planetary science. They must be U.S.
citizens or have permanent residency. They should be able to
demonstrate excellent experience in collaborating with scientists to
translate technical content into stories meaningful to the general
public. Applicants should have experience writing and creating
multimedia materials, working with social media, a working knowledge of
journalism conventions and media relations, plus a familiarity with AP

See full job ad here:


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