Physics Today, the monthly flagship magazine of the American Institute of Physics, is looking for a senior editor to contribute to the print magazine and website.
Since its launch in 1948, Physics Today has covered physics and its related sciences for its large and diverse readership of physical scientists. The senior editor’s main role will be fourfold: to run the features department, to edit feature articles, to write news stories for the magazine’s Search & Discovery and Physics Update departments and to write news stories for the magazine’s website. The editor will also have the opportunity to contribute in other ways to the magazine, its website and its social media outlets. If you wish to apply for the position, please apply with the following required items:
Cover letter that introduces yourself and explains why you are interested in the position and why you believe you are qualified for it
Writing sample that demonstrates your ability to write clearly and engagingly about a technical subject
BS degree in physics or related field; graduate degree preferred
Minimum of five years’ experience as an editor at a science publication, preferably a magazine
Ability to write clearly, engagingly and accessibly about research in physics and related fields
Ability to work effectively and tactfully with authors to improve their articles for publication
Ability to meet deadlines
Ability to work collegially with fellow editors, copy editors, the art director and other members of the Physics Today team
AIP offers a full suite of excellent benefits including generous retirement, on-site fitness center, metro access/free parking, and more. Learn more at www.aip.org
AIP is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer EEO/AA/ADA/V
Telecommuting is allowed. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 1064
About American Institute of Physics
The American Institute of Physics advances, promotes and serves the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity.
As a federation of physical science societies, AIP offers programs, products and services that:
•Advance and distribute the knowledge of the physical sciences and its applications;
•Enhance and cultivate the physical sciences disciplines;
•Enable and foster collaborative efforts among stakeholders in the physical sciences; and
•Promote the physical sciences to the public, leaders, government officials, agencies, and the media.
AIP Member Societies cover a broad range of fields in the physical sciences and collectively represent more than 120,000 scientists, engineers, educators and students in the global physical sciences community.
AIP offers authoritative information, services, and expertise in physics education and student programs, science communication, government relations, career services for science and engineering professionals, statistical research in physics employment and education, industrial outreach, and the history of physics and allied fields. AIP also publishes the flagship magazine Physics Today and is home to the Society of Physics Stu...dents and the Niels Bohr Library and Archives. AIP owns AIP Publishing LLC, a scholarly publisher in the physical and related sciences.
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