Under the direction of accomplished research faculty and through generous support of NIH grants, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has multiple active studies with emphasis on orthopaedic trauma; bone healing and regeneration, biomechanics and joint replacement; and more.
We seek an experienced, driven, detail oriented professional writer with advanced training in the scientific/medical field who can highlight the goals and objectives of major research initiatives and can translate and connect these to writing activities such as project proposals, grants preparation, research publications, and presentations.
Apply your passion for writing and editing in support of medical research that will change the lives of patients at IU, in our community, and around the world, now and for generations to come.
The Scientific/Medical Writer will coordinate and perform duties related to the development of scholarly activities, successful small and large-scale, institutional and extramural research grants, supportive of the Indiana University Orthopaedic Surgery Department's research enterprise.
Consult with and advise faculty researchers on project development, design, team makeup, proposal preparation, and related publications and presentations.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or english or science related field, plus 2 years of relevant experience; experience in the medical writing field as documented by your contributions to science publications and/or association newsletters. Completion of medical writing courses.
Combinations of relevant experience and education may be considered.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Must have proven ability to codify ideas into persuasively written text and to successfully translate technical information into succinct, engaging writing. Solid writing and editorial skills, as well as familiarity with medical terminology are critical.
The successful candidate will also possess qualities such as persistence, attention to detail, and diligence to research. Must be able to work collaboratively with faculty in various disciplines and at various collaborating institutions.
Master’s or Advanced Degree.
Scientific medical writers with advanced training in the medical field.
Additional skills with graphics and experience with graphics software.
Optional***** You may submit a writing sample with your application using the
Internal Number: 70632
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