The Bureau is hiring: Experienced journalist with science background

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is looking to recruit an experienced journalist with a biomedical or science background.

This is a six-month contract working on a project focused on antibiotic resistance.

The role will involve producing investigative content – both shorter FOI-led stories and in-depth research.

The ideal candidate will be willing to work on investigations already underway, but will have their own ideas about other story areas.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • Several years experience covering a relevant area
  • Good writing skills
  • Experience in investigative or long-term journalism projects
  • Good ideas
  • Good contacts in the area
  • Immediate availability

Salary: This is a 6-month contract at a salary equivalent to £34,000 pa.

To apply for the position please send a CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

Deadline: July 4 2016

The Bureau is also recruiting a Production Editor and a new member of our drones team.

Apply for the Production Editor job here.

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