We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Editor/Grant Writer- Thought Partner to support the Department of Neurologys Research Portfolio. You will partner with the Chair and Senior Director. The research portfolio is broad, comprising translational, basic, and clinical research projects.
Cultivate and foster research and development funding opportunities.
Support the research vision by editing, write, and coordinating grant funding proposals, the departments websites, manuscripts, and other documents related to academic research.
Work with physician-scientists to ensure timely submission of proposals.
Edit highly technical documents to high standards, sometimes under tight deadlines.
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
An exceptional communicator. Capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications in various venues based on that understanding.
Resourceful, detail-oriented, self-starter, and accustomed to working independently in a deadline-driven setting.
Able to telecommute.
A strategic mindset that is able to inspire vision and purpose in those you work with.
Experience in substantive editing, stylistic editing, and copy-editing required. Experience in developmental and plain-language editing is desirable. Experience in a research setting preferred
PhD/Masters degree preferred plus 3-5 years of grant submission/project-coordination experience or Bachelors degree plus 5-7 years of publishing, editing, or equivalent experience.
Sophisticated knowledge of medical terminology; technical publishing; grammar, syntax, and usage; new media, print, and web-based writing processes.
Ability to organize electronic and print data materials.
Proficiency in Word and bibliographic/reference management software (i.e., EndNote) required.
Knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Writer, Quark Express or InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator are helpful.
ELS, MWC, American Medical Writers Association certificate or University of Chicago Medical Writing & Editing certificate preferred.
Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility
We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. Its important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.
Our Hiring Process
You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply ->Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer! ->reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK.
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