Primary responsibilities for the Moscow bureau researcher/reporter includeaiding correspondents in news gathering and interviews; providing fixing andtranslation services; writing breaking news articles for the web. Candidatesmust have a high level of proficiency in Russian and preferably fluency inEnglish. He or she should be able to quickly translate documents fromRussian into English and conduct interviews in Russian and English.

A strong aptitude for sifting through information and identifying newsstories is important. The bureau researcher/reporter should be able to drawinformation from a variety of sources, including online and traditional newsmedia, television, bloggers/tweeters and human sources.

The bureau researcher/reporter will write breaking news articles that appearon nytimes.com and later work with correspondents on next-day stories thatappear in the International Herald Tribune and the New York Times.  Theresearcher/reporter will have the ability to travel for stories if required.There will be significant opportunity to grow within the bureau.

Contact Ellen Barry at ebarry@nytimes.com.