Massachusetts Institute of Technology Editor - The Future of Computing in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description

EDITOR-THE FUTURE OF COMPUTING, MIT Technology Review (MITTR), to convey the excitement and opportunities created by advances in computing and take a critical look at the technology. Will cover what’s current, relevant, new, and innovative about the future of computing, reporting on such subjects as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and new hardware and software by writing timely articles relevant to the day’s news and longer features exploring advances in computing technologies and the people responsible for them.

MIT Technology Review, a world-renowned name in technology news, is the gateway to the world of important innovations and technologies changing how we live, work, and play.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: the expertise necessary to write about complex topics in ways that are accessible and meaningful to a wide audience of tech savvy readers; experience commissioning, editing, and writing about technology news; strong reporting experience and ability to find and identify important stories and tell them in various formats and platforms; experience sourcing and managing freelancers; ability to work independently and collaboratively; ability to maintain a strong public presence, representing MITTR on the future of computing at conferences, in the press, and among companies and the research community; and a desire to broaden MITTR’s outreach and build a new journalism product and customer experience across platforms including digital, print, and other forms of media. Seek someone who is curious about new technologies and the people creating them; has a keen instinct for finding technologies that truly matter and little patience for over-hyped breakthroughs; and can turn those ideas and information into compelling, clear, and insightful stories. Job #14928-P

6/29/17

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Job Number: 14928

Functional Area: Other

Department: Technology Review

School Area: Libraries, MIT Press, Tech Review

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Category: Exempt

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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