Society for Neuroscience
  • Science Writing
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is the world's largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. The nonprofit organization, founded in 1969, now has nearly 42,000 members in more than 90 countries and 130 chapters worldwide. is an authoritative source of information about the brain and nervous system for the public.  Our award-winning, growing online platform is in need of a Web Editor to work with the Public Information and Outreach team to develop, present and promote accurate and accessible scientific content to the public.  The Web Editor will use their innovative experience to apply best practices in content development, information architecture and design in support of the site's continued expansion.  In addition, this role facilitates and executes social media strategies to engage our audiences. 

We are seeking a candidate with a bachelor's degree in communications, web design, science, science writing, journalism, or a related field with a minimum of two (2) years of professional experience required.  Ideal for someone who has a passion for science and who is eager to bring their time and project management skills to the table.  A strong ability to communicate, attention to detail and experience executing multi-faced communications campaigns, editing and writing, and working knowledge of social media technology, HTML, web content management, and web analytics (such as Google Analytics) are needed for success.  The ability to work effectively and creatively in a team environment while remaining responsible, flexible and accountable is required.

SfN's highly dedicated staff is passionate about and proud of supporting the scientific research, professional development, advocacy and public education activities that serve our members.  SfN offers excellent employee benefits, in a financially stable organization that encourages a balance between work and life while promoting the professional development of our employees.  We work in a unique, award-winning, environmentally friendly building and believe that environmental responsibility is an integral part of our decision making. We foster a culture of creativity, diversity, and excellence all in a fast-paced environment.  The Society seeks highly motivated, results-oriented, bright, and energetic team players to carry out the challenging work of the Society's multi-faceted mission.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply via  Please include a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and writing sample with your application.

The Society for Neuroscience is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse and multicultural work environment.  SfN welcomes applications from all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or any other category protected by law.

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Society for Neuroscience


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