The Force Science Institute (FSI) conducts research, develops education, and provides consultations that support an evidence-based understanding of force encounters. Force Science News is a bi-weekly online publication that informs public safety professionals, attorneys, civic leaders, and community members of relevant research, laws, and current events. Our articles address the application of human performance, police practices, law, and other relevant topics to improve how readers understand and evaluate use-of-force encounters. These articles are frequently republished, cited, and discussed on far-reaching news outlets, third-party publications, and industry-focused podcasts.
Force Science is seeking to hire freelance writers to contribute to Force Science News.
Freelance (Paid per article or assignment)
Pay is a flat rate per article and will be negotiated before publication. Pay will be based on the complexity of the article, the quality of writing, the writer’s experience and education level, and whether the timeline required an expedited submission.
Pay will be no less than $250 per assignment, with most articles earning between $500 and $1,000. Professional writers, researchers, attorneys, and industry leaders (as identified by the executive editor) may be considered for higher fees.
Complete the application by clicking “Apply Now” button below and upload the following items:
• Resume or curriculum vitae
• Writing sample of 1200 words or less
• Cover letter describing a current topic that you believe would contribute to the mission of Force Science
Selected applicants will be asked to participate in a scheduled online interview with the executive editor of Force Science News.