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U.S. Right to Know
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Oakland, CA
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Published 21 days ago

U.S. Right to Know is seeking a scientist/researcher to carry out an investigation into the origins of Covid-19, and the hazards of gain-of-function research and the biolabs where dangerous pathogens are stored.

The scientist/researcher will be expected to share their findings by writing articles, op-eds, blogs, papers, reports, social media posts and fact sheets. 

U.S. Right to Know is a public interest, nonprofit investigative research group focused on promoting transparency for public health. We work globally to expose corporate wrongdoing and government failures that threaten the integrity of our health, our environment and our food system.

Since 2015, we have obtained, posted online and reported on, thousands of industry and government documents, including many acquired through judicial enforcement of open records laws. Once-secret documents obtained by USRTK are now posted in the UCSF food and chemical industry documents libraries for free public access.

Findings of the USRTK investigations have been reported by news outlets around the world, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The BMJ, Vanity Fair, Fox News, the Guardian, Le Monde, Der Spiegel, Time magazine, Boston Globe, CBC, Politico, STAT, Daily Mail, Sky News Australia and many others.

The scientist/researcher can be based anywhere in the United States.  This is a full-time position. It is available immediately.

Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in biological sciences is preferred
  • Journalism experience is preferred 
  • Exceptional writing and research skills
  • Must be able to comprehend technical publications in virology, genomics and biology
  • Computer literate, and comfortable with acquiring new skills
  • Flexible and able to manage multiple projects
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

U.S. Right to Know is seeking a scientist/researcher to carry out an investigation into the origins of Covid-19, and the hazards of gain-of-function research and the biolabs where dangerous pathogens are stored.

The scientist/researcher…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Benefits

Compensation is competitive and based on experience.  

Compensation is competitive and based on experience.  

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
4096 Piedmont Ave., Oakland, CA 94611, United States
#963

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to Gary Ruskin, executive director of U.S. Right to Know, at gary@usrtk.org.  In the email subject line, please write: “SCIENTIST/RESEARCHER”.

U.S. Right to Know is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to Gary Ruskin, executive director of U.S. Right to Know, at gary@usrtk.org.  In the email subject line, please write…

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