Science Writer

Are you a science writer or science educator looking for work?  

Do you have experience writing about scientific concepts?

SquidBooks is accepting applications for science writers who are excited about bringing scientific topics to life for middle school students. From planning to completion, SquidBooks writers create educational content closely connected with their areas of scientific expertise (e.g., earth, space, life, or physical/chemical science).

An ideal candidate for the SquidBooks writing team has:

  • Science writing and/or textbook writing experience

  • A combination of teaching and writing experience

  • A selection of published science writing samples

Additional and preferred experience:

  • Graduate degree in the sciences

  • Work experience as a science educator, researcher, or writer

SquidBooks writers must be available to work for 10-30 hours per week in a home office or virtual environment. Compensation will be provided upon the completion of content creation milestones. A productive writer could earn $2,000–3,000 per month.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume or CV, and two science writing samples of 800-1,500 words in length to  

About SquidBooks

Funded by both the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, SquidBooks is a US-based educational technology startup founded to make intuitive and smarter tools for teaching and learning. SquidBooks revolutionizes reading with adaptable texts. Like the shape-shifting form of a squid, SquidBooks is designed to meet the needs of diverse learners.

SquidBooks is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, disability or veteran status.