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Science Writer


Job Summary:

Detail-oriented Science Writer needed to provide primary to support for National Institute of Aging (NIA), Division of Neuroscience Alzheimer's Disease genetics initiatives and projects, including the Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project, and secondary support for other scientific meetings. Position is part-time, with future opportunity for full-time.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage NIA Work Group conference calls, participate on conference calls, prepare minutes after conference calls in quick turnaround time
  • Attend large group meetings and prepare meeting summaries
  • Prepare monthly reports for NIH Director reflecting progress and accomplishments for the previous month of various Work Groups.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Attend NIH scientific conferences, meetings, and/or working groups; take notes; prepare meeting minutes/summaries.

Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in Biomedical Sciences or related scientific discipline required with knowledge of genetics, epidemiology, and/or neuroscience a plus
  • Technical writing experience in a relevant field of science strongly preferred
  • Substantial experience notetaking and writing summary minutes of both virtual and in person scientific meetings, some on short turnaround time
  • Advanced MS Office application skills required
  • Experience with web-based meeting platforms preferred
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • High degree of initiative and personal judgment needed.

Required Documents:

  • Writing samples of minutes/summaries from scientific meetings
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

To apply for this position, please submit documents to . NOVA Research Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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