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Position:  Scientific/Medical Writer – Cancer Biology
Location:  San Carlos, CA
Job Id:  402
# of Openings:   1

Scientific/Medical Writer – Cancer Biology

Natera is seeking a scientific/medical writer with a strong background in cancer biology. This position will perform and summarize comprehensive literature searches for internal review, and will develop/contribute to marketing materials, conference materials, and academic publications. Natera’s expert research team is making rapid advances in applying cutting edge molecular biology and advanced statistics to the cell-free DNA-based testing field, including fertility, maternal-fetal medicine, and cancer. Dissemination of these discoveries and identification of new opportunities is critical to establishing a solid academic reputation and securing funding. The candidate will work closely with Natera’s marketing, clinical affairs, medical education, and research teams to accomplish this end.

•Perform comprehensive literature searches, summarize and present results to interdisciplinary teams
•Draft, edit, and confirm scientific accuracy of marketing materials
•Draft, edit, and submit abstracts to international conferences
•Develop posters and slide decks for international conferences
•Draft, edit, and submit manuscripts to academic journals
•Position may also involve developing, writing, editing and submitting grant proposals to private foundations and/or government agencies
•Perform data analysis
•Manage project time lines

•Advanced degree (Ph.D. or M.D.) in cancer biology strongly preferred; advanced degree in molecular biology, genetics, or genomics will be considered
•Experience with statistical analyses strongly preferred
•Post-doctoral experience preferred
•Considerable experience with scientific writing, including writing for both technical and non-technical audiences
•Considerable experience with developing conference materials, including abstracts, posters, and slide decks
•Experience writing marketing materials (white papers, patient brochures, etc) preferred
•Self-motivated, creative, and independent
•Ability to understand new subjects quickly

Please provide one first-author peer-reviewed manuscript as well as at least one writing sample for a non-technical audience in addition to your resume and cover letter. Candidates who do not submit writing samples will not be considered.

Equal Opportunity 

Natera affords equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression, veteran or marital status.

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