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Editor

Company: Axle Informatics
Location: Rockville
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewAxle Informatics -is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). - -Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Editor -to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the National Cancer Institute (NCI) located in Rockville, MD. - -Overall Position Summary and Objectives -This position will independently provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the NCI/DCTD. -Deliverables:

  • Work products and documents related to providing science writing and editing for the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD); prepare and compile documents describing past accomplishments and future endeavors. - Ad-Hoc
  • Work products and documents related to writing clinical trial protocols and informed consent documents; conduct clinical study management tasks, including preparation and submission of protocol amendments, annual reviews and other regulatory documents. - Ad-Hoc
  • Work products and documents related to analyzing, organizing and interpreting scientific data for publications, posters and oral presentations; ensure timely submission of time-sensitive deliverables. - Ad-Hoc
  • Work products and documents related to developing print and web-based products related to drugs approved with the DCTD involvement; develop meeting reports and summaries; provide science writing and editing support in the preparation of manuscripts for submission to scientific peer-reviewed journals. - Ad-HocWork Details:
    • Research and write communication strategies and plans that identify goals to be achieved, measurable objectives, audiences, messaging, creative concepts, communication channels, and government clearance requirements. 1
    • Research and write in appropriate scientific or technical style various communication products, to include press releases, newsletter articles, media releases, fliers, web content and video and podcast scripts. 2
    • Monitor scientific and technical literature, conduct content analysis and report findings. 3
    • Perform site administration functions related to updating content and design and managing site settings and security protocols. 4
    • Provide science writing and editing for the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD) in the preparation and compilation of documents describing past accomplishments and future endeavors of the Divisions on-going initiatives. 5
    • Collaborate with staff on writing clinical trial protocols and informed consent documents for use in clinical studies of investigational new drugs at the NIH Clinical Center.
    • Conduct clinical study management tasks, including preparation and submission of protocol amendments, annual reviews and other regulatory documents.
    • Analyze, organize and interpret scientific data for publications, posters and oral presentations.
    • Work with scientists and physicians to ensure timely submission of time-sensitive
    • Develops communication strategies and plans that align with overall program objectives and goals.
    • Prepares written and electronic information documents for various audiences.
    • Conducts media and content analysis.
    • Maintains social media and Internet sites, and updates content and materials.
    • Monitors press coverage through press calls, news alerts, and other sources.
    • Track frequently asked questions at speaking engagements and other events and develop materials to address relevant questions.
    • Builds relationships with the press and maintains specialized contacts.
    • Establish and develop relationships with key stakeholders and public affairs personnel of specialized advocacy groups.
    • Attends workshops, seminars, and meetings to stay abreast of current scientific and policy trends.
    • Attend meetings and conferences to keep abreast of the extramural activities.
    • Attend workshops, seminars and meetings to stay abreast of current scientific and policy trends.
    • Identifies new meetings and conferences to promote initiatives within the Program.
    • Coordinate program activities at exhibit booths and provide information and services regarding the program to members of the research community at conferences.
    • Provides communication and media subject matter expertise and coordinates media engagements.
    • Attend scientific meetings and seminars to identify new research developments and activities, including publication/announcement of research results, launching of clinical trials or initiatives involving new technologies, and others.1, 2, 3, 4, 5 represents priority rankings, where 1 is highest priority and 5 is lowest priority of those ranked - -Minimum Education -Bachelor's -Additional Qualifications: -Certifications & Licenses
      • Ph.D. in Biology, Hematology Oncology, Chemistry, Pharmacology, Genetics, Immunology or related
      • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in a related field
      • Minimum of five (5) years of experience writing about clinical and research scienceField of Study
        • BiologySoftware
          • MS Office SuiteSkills
            • Expertise in copyediting, science and technical writing and writing for the media
            • Understanding of technical scientific terms and concepts, communicating technical ideas to a general audience, and translating scientific language into plain language.
            • Extensive understanding of basic biology and lower level science
            • Experience in medical and scientific writings for a variety of audiences (public, the science press, the media and researchers).
            • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
            • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills. -Benefits -
              • 100% Medical Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
              • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
              • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
              • Employee Referral Bonus
              • Profit Sharing
              • 401K Matching
              • Flexible Spending Accounts:
                • Healthcare (FSA)
                • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
                • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
                • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN) -The diversity of Axles employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate. -Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact: careers@axleinfo.com -Disclaimer: -The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

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