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Scientific Writer II

Company: System One
Location: Bothell
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title : Scientific Writer II
Contract Length: 12 months renewable contract
Number of Openings : 1
Job Description :
Position Summary
The Scientific Writer II will be integrated into the Research Department and engage with cross-functional teams in order to produce high-impact scientific communication materials. The Writer will be responsible for authoring and revising scientific documents that deliver on our Research pipeline communication strategy and will work closely with Research scientific leads as well as Medical Affairs. The primary focus will be placed on authoring manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals as well as regulatory documents for submission to the FDA and other regulatory agencies. The Writer will also aid in the development of abstracts and presentations for scientific meetings. The successful candidate will have a track record of excellent scientific writing, attention to detail, broad scientific understanding, and adherence to deliverable timelines.

Principal Responsibilities
Includes but not limited to:
--- Under supervision, drive the development and authoring of abstracts, posters, manuscripts, and slides of preclinical study data at medical congresses and the development of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
--- Under supervision, drive the development and authoring of technical reports and investigator brochures in support of INDs and regulatory filings.
--- Understand and implement Company publication development process.
--- Performs macro-editing of documents for organization, content, structure, and tone, and to ensure documents are consistent with Company program strategy.
--- Micro-editing of documents for excellence in figures, grammar and writing style.
--- Coordinates the submission, review, revision, quality control, quality assurance, electronic publishing, and approval of manuscripts, abstracts, and other documents.
--- Develops working knowledge of the preclinical science behind Company therapeutic assets, including the design, objectives, and results of studies, to enable accurate and effective communication to varied audiences.
--- Develops citation libraries of relevant publications corresponding to therapeutic programs.
--- Facilitates document review and issues resolution.
--- Represents the Research Department from the perspective of scientific writing on study/project teams. Contributes to program strategy, through collaborative engagement with personnel from Medical Communications, Medical Writing, Clinical disciplines, Regulatory Affairs, and other departments.
Required Qualifications
--- Advanced degree (MS/PhD) in life sciences
--- Track record of writing and publishing excellent scientific communications
--- Experience as a research writer or scientific editing
--- Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills with the ability to interpret and present scientific data
--- Excellent attention to detail and ability to successfully manage and deliver on multiple competing priorities.
--- Skilled in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint; data analysis software (Excel, Prism);experience with Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator, and/or BioRender

Preferred Qualifications
--- 2 or more years of experience in scientific writing
--- Ability to work cross-functionally
--- Knowledge of cancer biology and the drug development process
--- Under supervision, able to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects
--- Written communication
--- Oral communication
--- Visual communication
--- Adherence to timelines
--- Attention to detail
--- Planning
--- Process and project management

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