Articles Editor, Spectrum

Posted On: March 16, 2020

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Simons Foundation

Company Description

Simons Foundation

Job Description

Spectrum's [] award-winning news team is looking for an energetic articles editor to knock out stories that inform, challenge and inspire our deep-thinking audience of scientists.

This is an excellent opportunity for a science journalist to make an impact on the exciting field of autism.

You will be responsible for editing all news and opinion on the site, as well as the team's fast-paced coverage of autism and neuroscience at conferences around the world.You have a firm grasp of genetics, cognition and behavior, research ethics and molecular neuroscience. You are highly organized, have an obsessive attention to detail and are bursting with ideas to seed stories for this dynamic team. You are able to deliver sparkling clean copy on short deadlines and can juggle multiple shifting priorities and deadlines.

Spectrum is funded by the Simons Foundation but is editorially independent.

Bring at least five years of experience to the table - preferably with experience in digital journalism - a solid biology background and impeccable news judgment.


Many of the greatest ideas and discoveries come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment. The Simons Foundation provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.


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