Position Available: Scientific Writer

 

POSITION AVAILABLE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE – SUMMARY

QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY – CASUAL STAFF

 


POSITION TITLE: Scientific Writer

DEPARTMENT: Medicine

ANTICIPATED START DATE: As soon as possible.


JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Principal Investigator (PI), the incumbent will prepare and draft manuscripts and grants in support of research projects affiliated with the Cardiovascular Imaging Network at Queens (CINQ).

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct literature reviews using electronic library databases (pubmed, web of science). This will involve looking up references and books, and summarizing articles.
  • Interpret and summarize data from a variety of sources in a clear and concise manner.
  • Write scientific manuscripts and review articles.
  • Write grant proposals.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in a health related field, biology, or biochemistry.
  • Proven scientific writing skills (peer reviewed publications).

 

SPECIAL SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of statistical analysis (software – JMP, SPSS).
  • Scientific writing, demonstrated through peer reviewed publications.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Organizational and time-management skills.
  • Interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Knowledge and experience with Queen’s Research Ethics Boards is an asset.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology an asset.

 

If interested please email: amerschedule@gmail.com

 

Posted: June 28, 2017