The British Psychological Society’s Biomedarticles blog reaches millions of readers each year with accessible summaries of the latest peer-reviewed research. Since the editor is on parental leave, we have a temporary position for a blogger to strengthen our team.
Temporary: 16the August – 14the November
Part-time: Ideally 0.8 FTE, but could be flexible for the right candidate
Note 6: £ 35,058 (proportionally)
Although you are based remotely (with legal rights to work in the UK), you will work closely with your Biomedarticles peers to produce engaging reports on new psychology studies in a fun and educational style. They show readers how relevant the results are to their lives, but without resorting to hype. If necessary, you should have the confidence and competence to criticize studies. There is also an opportunity to write about the research in a number of ways, including using our archives.
As one of our writers, you will have the satisfaction of seeing your work reach our large international audiences and be included in the greatest publications in the world by The guard to New York magazine.
You must have prior experience writing psychological research for news agencies or magazines (online or in print) aimed at the general public. Editorial experience is an advantage.
You must have a degree in psychology or a comparable qualification.
To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and a sample of relevant published work to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the large number of applications that we receive, it is not possible to inform you about the progress of the application before the application deadline has expired. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the application deadline, please assume that your application was not successful this time.
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The British Psychological Society advocates a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion. We look forward to applications from all areas of the community, regardless of your background or circumstances.
Deadline: July 9, 2021
Date of the preselection: 12.-13. July 2021
Estimated date (s) for interviews / tests: 14.-15. July 2021