This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Position hours are generally Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m..
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is for the Medical School Campus. The position is physically located at the Institute for Informatics (I2) at 4444 Forest Park Avenue, but will be a part of the newly formed shared-service model between Institute for Informatics (I2) and the McDonnell Genome Institute (MGI).
The Scientific Writer is responsible for the oversight and administration of multiple grant and research related projects within the Institute for Informatics (I2).
Responsible for the management and tracking/evaluation of complex and strategic initiatives in the Institute for Informatics (I2). The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise, experience, and knowledge of funding/regulatory mechanisms relevant to the field of biomedical informatics and/or other scientific disciplines.
The Scientific Writer oversees many aspects of grants, including adherence to regulatory guidelines, reporting requirements associated with funding mechanisms, and alignment of technology and personnel resources. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of various grants. Manages a wide variety of grant-related requests and issues on behalf of the Director, Institute for Informatics (I2) and institute faculty, staff, and students. The successful candidate will possess superior communication and interpersonal skills, and a high-degree of autonomy and curiosity.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Grant preparation and writing, including research sections
This position assists the Director and collaborators with the development of scientific and administrative sections of grants. Strong scientific writing and editing is required.
Cross-cutting project management
This position is responsible for cross-cutting project management, protocol creation, data analysis, manuscript writing, and publication experience, including the creation of a faculty grants pipeline to map future funding goals, opportunities, and benchmarks.
Knowledge management relative to CVs, Biosketches, grant content libraries, and other supporting documents
Preparation, writing, and management of research grants, abstracts, and journal articles from start to finish
This position assists the Director and collaborators with drafting, writing, editing, and galley-proofing of grants, abstracts and articles for publication. This includes the identification and communication of funding opportunities to appropriate faculty. Assist faculty with the timely assembly and submission of grants, including administrative, financial components, and subsequent coordination with other departments.
This position reports to the director and I2/MGI operational leadership.
A Master's degree in an appropriate scientific discipline is required.
Excellent administrative skills.
Experience with research required.
Advanced knowledge of computer applications.
Applicant should have significant experience with word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, and the applicant must have database and internet experience.
Excellent oral and written communication is required.
Applicant must be able to work independently and manage multiple assignments with various levels of priority.
Attention to detail and accuracy are essential.
The hiring range for this position is $50,294 - $65,374 annually.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G11.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits.� Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.