Position:  Scientific Affairs and Education Manager, SITC
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Job Id:  33096
# of Openings:  1

Scientific Affairs and Education Manager, SITC

CLIENT ASSOCIATION: Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, SITC
REPORTS TO: Director of Education, SITC


The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) is a non-profit medical professional society of influential scientists, academicians, researchers, clinicians, government representatives, and industry leaders from around the world dedicated to improving cancer patient outcomes by advancing the science and application of cancer immunotherapy. Reporting to the Director of Education and working closely with the society leadership and appropriate committees, the Scientific Affairs and Education Manager is responsible for the review, development, and updating of scientific and clinical educational content for Society learning activities. The Scientific Affairs and Education Manager serves as a science/medical content advisor on the development and updating of all educational activities and provides scientific coverage of strategically selected conferences of other organizations.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (Minimum of 37.5 hours/week):
  • With society leadership groups and relevant staff, develop project scopes of in-person and online educational activities
  • With the Content Strategist, assist with the organization of existing resources (both internally and externally) into a comprehensive educational curriculum and identify opportunities for repurposing of educational content
  • In direct collaboration with subject matter experts and SITC staff, assist in writing, revising, and creating scientific components of educational activities and enduring materials including but not limited to presentation slides, program education plans with robust needs assessments, educational objectives and scientific content for grants and proposals
  • Collaborate with the Scientific Publications Department to ensure accurate and appropriate content for educational activities and enduring materials
  • Collaborate with the Communications Department to develop effective marketing strategies that include accurate and appropriate promotional collateral to bolster engagement of target audiences with educational activities and enduring materials
  • Collaborate with other Society staff on enhancing learning activities created to expand the knowledge and impact of Cancer Immunotherapy in the oncology community for a wide array of constituency groups and target audiences
  • With the Director of Education, ensure in-person and online education activities maintain compliance with any relevant accreditation guidelines and funder LOAs through the application of appropriate design, methodology and assessment models (ACCME, PhRMA, etc.)
  • Attend meetings and teleconferences as needed to plan, develop, and evaluate written projects; scribe during scientific meetings and prepare organized notes for participants
  • Assist with development of accurate and appropriate scientific copy for promotional and website materials
  • Assist the Education Managers in the development and tracking of project timelines, budgets and reports
  • Assist with writing and developing educational proposals for RFP’s and other education funding requests
  • With the Communications Committee and Director of Communications, provide advice on which relevant conferences the society should strategically cover and subsequently provide coverage of those scientific conferences through identifying presentations of importance to the cancer immunotherapy field and writing summaries for dissemination to researchers and clinicians
  • Provide overall support for ongoing scientific/medical educational programs and projects
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Advanced degree in (biomedical science, oncology, or immunotherapy) or equivalent years of experience required
  • Previous biomedical science writing experience and strong knowledge/experience of immunology or therapeutic oncology preferred
  • Strong knowledge and experience in immunology and clinical oncology a plus
  • Experience teaching immunology at the secondary level or higher a plus
  • Familiarity with curriculum development and adult learning principles preferred
  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills
  • Computer proficiency and ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently but also with teams, both internally and externally
  • Familiarity with nonprofit boards of directors a plus
  • Travel of up to 3 weeks per year
  • Some evening and weekend work as needed
  • Occasional lifting, up to 50 pounds

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