The Guardian Australia has advertised for an environment editor, to be based in Sydney or Melbourne but with the possibility of other locations. The position, which involves leading the Guardian Australia's environmental news coverage and analysis, requires "a proven ability to generate exclusives and must-read coverage at a national level in a complex specialist area, … Continue reading Guardian Australia advertises for environment editor
The ABC has advertised for a one-year digital reporter position covering the science beat and based either in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane. The ad calls for an applicant with tertiary qualifications or experience in science or science journalism, ability to source and deliver digital content on science, and experience in digital production. Applications close on … Continue reading Online science reporter job at ABC
Darren Osborne was the long-time science editor at the ABC, co-founded of Sydney Science Writers, an unrepentant space nerd, and lovely bloke who was taken far too young by cancer. In his memory, the ABC has established this regional science cadetship: a 6 month, full-time paid position with ABC's Science unit in Ultimo, Sydney. Applicants … Continue reading Darren Osborne science cadetship at ABC open for applications
Nature's Sydney office is looking for an editor or senior editor to fill a seven-month maternity leave position with their Nature Index division, starting in April 2019. They're looking for someone with at least five years experience writing, editing and producing journalism - preferably with a science or data focus - and a bachelor's degree … Continue reading Editor position open at Nature Sydney office
The Age newspaper is looking for a Health Reporter to cover a 12 month maternity leave period at Media House in Melbourne. They're looking for "a skilled news breaker and all-rounder who wants ownership of one of our more fascinating, demanding and competitive rounds." Deadline for applications is 4 February 2019. More information available here.
Sydney-based weekly medical news magazine Australian Doctor is on the hunt for a journalist to investigate and write news and feature stories across their digital, print and social media platforms. They're looking for someone passionate about breaking stories and who is willing to dig behind the headlines of the mainstream media. Australian Doctor cover a … Continue reading Journalist position open at Australian Doctor
The New York Times' Australian bureau has just advertised for a full-time reporter to join the Sydney office and "report and write news and feature stories, with an emphasis on climate, science and technology". More details here.
International science magazine New Scientist has advertised for a maternity leave science reporter position in its Sydney office. "As the Australia reporter, the successful candidate will report on scientific advances taking place across Australasia, East Asia, and worldwide. They will write across all science disciplines, and also have opportunities to write for our features and … Continue reading Science reporter position with New Scientist in Sydney
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has just advertised for a full-time journalist, based in Melbourne, to "research and write news-focused articles, profiles and feature articles for newsGP." The job is permanent, and they're looking for "a journalist with extensive experience, preferably in a daily newspaper/website or a publication in a health-related field." Experience … Continue reading Full-time journalist wanted at Royal Australian College of GPs
It's a red-letter week for science writers looking for one of the precious few in-house jobs going in Australia in the area of science writing and science journalism; there are not one but two jobs advertised in the past week. The first is the position of environment reporter at The Guardian in Sydney, with applications … Continue reading Two in-house science writing jobs in Sydney