Job: Director of the OSCTR Scientific Writing Unit, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma, CA

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Director of the OSCTR Scientific Writing Unit
Job location:
Oklahoma, CA 73104 United States

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Job Description

The Director of the OSCTR Scientific Writing Unit and a Scientific/Medical Writer is responsible for helping lead the Writing Unit, leading writing groups, working with junior investigators on manuscripts/grant applications, and producing accurate, clear, and interesting content for manuscripts, grants, reports, web-posting and presentations.

Applies scientific principles and biomedical knowledge to understand, organize, and describe complex data for scientific, medical, and lay audiences. Coordinates input from a multi-disciplinary team while meeting tight deadlines. Helps write and proofread key documents. Maintains familiarity with relevant research, conducts literature reviews, and manages references. Assists with the design, development, and selection of scientific illustrations, tables, and figures. Submits manuscripts and tracks manuscript status from conceptualization through publication. Identifies funding opportunities. Maintains boilerplate text describing facilities, resources, and standard procedures. Summarizes research results for lay audiences and community stakeholders.

OMRF is an independent, not-for-profit biomedical research institute adjacent to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) campus in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City offers a dynamic and flourishing downtown area, with low cost of living, short commute times and a diversified economy.

OMRF’s excellence can only be fully realized by individuals who share our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to these values. OMRF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Job Requirements

Ph.D. in Immunology or in related field and/or at least four years of related experience and/or training. Ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently on complex tasks. Attention to detail. Excellent communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Ability to read, analyze and interpret an extensive variety of scientific, technical, financial, and legal documents. Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

(Job number: 3978149)