Job: Science Writing Intern
C. S. Prakash
prakash at TUSK.EDU
Tue May 11 06:34:08 EST 1999
SCIENCE WRITING INTERN
The American Society of Plant Physiologists seeks a science writing and
intern for a period of 9 to 12 months to gain extensive hands-on experience
writing, journal production, and scholarly publishing. ASPP publishes THE PLANT
CELL and Plant Physiology.
The intern will write four to six one-paragraph "Research Highlights"
selected articles for each issue of Plant Physiology; write and edit
several "In This Issue"
columns for THE PLANT CELL; research and write other front-section articles
PLANT CELL; and gain hands-on experience with peer-review and journal
Qualifications: Within one year of having completed Ph.D., or a senior
who has passed qualifying exams; thesis research must involve modern plant
and candidate must have broad appreciation for all areas of plant science.
skills; ability to gain a rapid and detailed understanding of unfamiliar
ability to work under constant deadline pressure and on several tasks
ASPP membership required (dues: students-$30; postdocs-$50). Salary:
calendar year plus health insurance; vacation/sick leave. ASPP will
moving expenses. Send cover letter, C.V., and names of three references,
current adviser, to
15501 Monona Drive, Rockville, MD 20855-2768
Submit (1) an "In This Issue"-type article highlighting a recent paper of
choosing from THE PLANT CELL and (2) a 150- to 200-word paragraph summarizing a
recent article in Plant Physiology.
Application deadline: May 15, 1999. Start date: September 1999.
APPLY THIS WEEK FOR THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME!
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