|Position: Medical Writer, SITC|
|Job Id: 33109|
|# of Openings: 1|
Medical Writer, SITC
CLIENT ASSOCIATION: Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, SITC
REPORTS TO: Director of Scientific Publications
DIRECT REPORTS: None
EMPLOYEE STATUS: Exempt (Minimum of 37.5 hours/week)
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 Scientific Publications, the Medical Writer is responsible for the review, development and update of scientific and medical content for society publications. Includes all aspects of written product development including outline of manuscript/project scope, literature reviews and bibliography development, scribing for high-level meetings and teleconferences and providing organized notes to group leaders, interfacing with appropriate collaborative groups or individuals during the writing process, and adhering to applicable guidelines in order to ensure timely delivery of high quality end products.
This role requires the ability to undertake projects that require a variety of writing styles, include highly scientific research and review manuscripts, media-focused pieces, meeting reports, web content, etc. The ability to write quickly and succinctly but comprehensively, sometimes to tight deadlines, is important.
Education – MS in biomedical sciences with extensive scientific writing experience OR PhD or equivalent experience, with ability to evaluate medical research, required
Experience – Previous biomedical science writing experience and strong knowledge/experience of immunology or therapeutic oncology required; familiarity with nonprofit boards of directors a plus
Skills – Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills. Computer proficiency and ability to manage and juggle multiple writing projects. Attention to detail and accuracy. Able to work successfully in a team environment.
Travel of up to 4 weeks per year
Some evening and weekend work as needed
Occasional lifting, up to 50 pounds
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