The American Astronomical Society (AAS) seeks a knowledgeable, talented, and experienced science writer to help the Society deliver high-impact scientific results to the astronomical research community and to journalists who cover the astronomical sciences. The Science Highlights Editor's principal role is to identify and maximize the exposure of the most intellectually engaging and potentially newsworthy science published in the Astronomical Journal and the Astrophysical Journal, Letters, and Supplement. The Science Highlights Editor will also work on the improvement/enhancement of AAS-relevant research communications and will provide occasional assistance, support, and backup to the AAS Press Officer.
If you feel you have the qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
The AAS offers the following benefits:
These benefits, except for tuition reimbursement and AAS contribution to the retirement plan, will be effective on the first day of the month following your new hire date.