Junior Writer/Researcher

American Museum Of Natural History New York, NY

American Museum Of Natural History

Junior Writer/Researcher

The Junior Writer/Researcher will research and write interpretive content for exhibit labels for a renovation of the Hall of Gems & Minerals.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Collaborate closely with internal staff across departments and an outside design firm working on the project.

- Research complex scientific topics, synthesize that research and then present the ideas in clear and engaging ways.

- Edit and proofread final text.

Required Qualifications:

-B.A. or B.S.

-Experience in science writing for popular audience; 2+ years preferred.

-Must have published writing samples (for print, online or museums).

-Excellent communication and organizational skills and close attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Degree in science or science writing.

-Graduate school.

-Background in geology, earth science or environmental science.

-Experience working with scientists.

-Experience working in a museum setting.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/1388025

The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Museum does not discriminate with respect to employment, or admission or access to Museum facilities, programs or activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, current or former participation in the uniformed services, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin, or on account of any other basis prohibited by applicable City, State, or Federal law.

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