Founded in 1880 on $10,000 of seed money from the American inventor Thomas Edison, Science has grown to become the world`s leading outlet for scientific news, commentary, and cutting-edge research, with the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general-science journal. Through its print and online incarnations, Science reaches an estimated worldwide readership of more than one million. In content, too, the journal is truly international in scope; some 35 to 40 percent of the corresponding authors on its papers are based outside the United States. Its articles consistently rank among world`s most cited research.

About Us

Science's leading position stems from many factors:

  • the journal's strong tradition of editorial independence;
  • its high standards of peer review and editorial quality (of the more than 12,000 top-notch scientific manuscripts that the journal sees each year, less than 8% are accepted for publication);
  • its Board of Reviewing Editors, consisting of more than 100 of the world's top scientists;
  • its strong connections with the scientific community, which ensures a stream of lively, up-to-date, and authoritative news and commentary in its pages;
  • the dedication of its professional staff in the U.S., the U.K., and other countries, including 26 Ph.D. editors, a creative production and art group, and a team of science writers, reporters, and journalists second to none;
  • the support of its publisher, AAAS, the world's largest general-science society.

Today, a century and a quarter after its founding, Science continues to publish the very best in scientific research, news, and opinion. Whether you're concerned with AIDS, SARS, genomic medicine, Mars, or global warming, or just want to keep abreast of where the scientific world is and where it's going, you will find something worthwhile in Science.

Our Mission
Science Careers is dedicated to being the world leader in matching qualified scientists with jobs in industry, academia, and government. We are committed to providing all the necessary career resources for scientists as well as effective recruiting solutions for employers. Our mission supports the American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS) commitment to furthering careers in science and technology, with an emphasis on fostering greater diversity among the scientific community.

Who We Are
The journal Science is one of the most prestigious and widely cited scientific journals in the world. Founded by Thomas Edison in 1880, Science has been publishing breaking news and seminal research for more than 125 years. Science Careers is the careers component of Science that scientists rely on for career information and job postings. Both Science and Science Careers are produced by AAAS, the world's largest nonprofit membership association for science-related professionals. Science has a qualified weekly print circulation greater than 129,000. When you add in pass-along readership, Science reaches more than 700,000 readers each week.

Our Offerings
Science Careers offers a wide variety of content designed to assist scientists of all disciplines, backgrounds and experience levels navigate their career path. This includes over 3,000 job listings that are updated daily, thousands of career advice articles written by the Science Careers editorial staff, graduate program information, meetings and event information, funding opportunities on GrantsNet, and a Career Forum where scientists can join a community of experts and peers engaging in real time discussions around career issues.

For employers, Science Careers provides multiple platforms for recruiting scientists and extending their employment brand including job postings, banner advertisements, email and newsletters and sponsorships.

Company details

Business Type:
Professional Organization

Industry Type:
Publishing / Media / Marketing

Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Year Founded:
1880

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