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Science Writer

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 49256
Job Family: Professional Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 55541005040306-Vaccine Trials


Job Summary

Researches, writes and edits scientific professional publications, specialist scientific and technical journals, and the general media. Understands complex scientific information, theories and practices. Writes about topics in a clear, concise and accurate language that can be understood. Coordinates and manages all aspects of the assigned project and assigned personnel ensuring high quality product. Collaborates with participating physicians, ancillary departments, or the sponsor.

Essential Functions

  • Leads scientific writing, research, and department projects efficiently and timely.
  • Communicates on-going project status, potential issues, and timelines to Chairman, Medical Director and/or Principal investigator(s).
  • Plans, organizes, and manages all aspects of assigned retrospective, outcome and prospective projects and key deliverables.
  • Leads and manages the efforts of all key cross-functional departments to perform all project­ related activities according to project milestones/timelines in a manner consistent with the stated project timelines and ethical transparent business practice.
  • Discusses the cultivation of any identified opportunities or roadblocks to the successful completion of the project.
  • Manages project financials (if applicable).
  • Performs scientific investigation of content to support grants, journal activities, and other materials related to the support of the department.
  • Reviews charts in Medical Records for research studies.
  • Prepares meeting agendas/content to support Chairman, Medical Director.
  • Manages reference/bibliography records.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Chairman at LCI and other sites.

Physical Requirements

May require to travel to local area hospitals/offices for meetings. Works in an office environment for preparing reports and records required for meetings or projects determined by Chairman. Requires close, personal contact with hospital personnel, walking, sitting, standing, lifting, handling of charts, supplies and equipment, and operation of a keyboard and computer. Responsibile to work in a safe manner. Works with a fax machine, typewriter, computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint, Endnotes, and Internet navigations), scanner, and copier.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Master's level or PhD required. Minimum of 5 years of health-related experience preferred. Good organizational and communication skills required. Excellent prioritization capabilities required. Experience with scientific writing required.