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City of Hope Scientific Writer in Duarte, California

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary

The Scientific Writer is responsible for high quality written scientific documents for funding applications and publication, including but not limited to writing, editing, and proofreading grant proposals, scientific manuscripts for peer review, white papers, and other scientific documents. This position is also expected to search for new funding opportunities, and assist with updating reference materials. The Scientific Writer reports directly to the Admin Director, Scientific Affairs.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Writes,edits (content, style and grammar/spelling), and proofreads¬ R01 and R01-likegrant proposals, scientific manuscripts for peer review, clinical studyprotocols, or other scientific documents for faculty, research fellows, andstudents.

  • Works to increase the number of grantsubmissions especially to federal funding agencies.

  • Worksindependently and with others to seek new grant opportunities on behalf of Cityof Hope investigators.

  • Assistswith planning and conducting educational courses and workshops.

  • Collaborateson the maintenance of databases and/or reference libraries related to grantfunding agencies.

  • Collaborateson the maintenance of databases and/or reference libraries related to grantfunding agencies.

Basic education,experience and skills required for consideration:

·Requiresa PhD in biology, biochemistry, or other life science; a master’s degree withat least three years of scientific writing experience in ahealthcare/research/academic environment.

  • Strong written and verbal English is required

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonalskills are a must.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of ateam, meet deadlines, perform and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job: Clinical Research

Title: Scientific Writer

Location: California-Duarte

Requisition ID: 14512-TBE