The Scientific Writer must have proven success in grant development, as measured by an accomplished track record of Federally Funded awards. A depth of REC related scientific knowledge and expertise required. Must be able to write clearly and concisely; read and interpret data using basic statistical principles.
Duties & Responsibilities
Gather statistical, analytical and anecdotal data in support of grant proposals.
Create compelling, persuasive, well-structured grant narratives through the use of effective storytelling, relevant data, and superior prose—while effectively tying the REC’s needs to funder priorities.
Corresponding with editors and professional staff of scientific journals to ensure manuscript submission requirements are met and submissions for publication are complete
Excellent writing, proofreading, editing and verbal communication skills
Background in scientific, technical or medical terminology desired
Experience with grant writing (preferably Federal Grants) is highly preferred and familiarities with NIH grant guidelines.
Must enjoy working in a complex scientific environment with multi-dimensional points of view.
Experience synthesizing complex information from a variety of sources, and ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects concurrently.
Detail oriented, self-starter with critical thinking and active listening skills.
Project management skills, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Master's degree preferred.
Minimum 5+ years of grant writing or related experience, preferably in a health or scientific organization.
2+ years’ experience formatting manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.