Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R2001490

Medical Writer/Editor

As a writer/editor, you will be supporting high-profile health communications projects for NIH. You will be responsible for researching, writing, and editing treatment guidelines on a variety of COVID-19 and HIV-related topics. You will also be responsible for populating content on websites and performing quality assurance tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research, write, edit, and QC COVID-19 and HIV-related content
  • Write and edit plain language materials on a variety of COVID-19 and HIV-related topics
  • Populate and update website content using a content management system (CMS)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 4 years of experience writing and editing about science or health-related topics for health care professionals and the general public
  • At least 2 years of demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects with minimal supervision
  • Ability and willingness to learn new computer software applications as necessary
  • High level of organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and adjust to shifting work priorities
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work well under strict deadlines and high production requirements
  • Ability to work as part of a team and support other team members

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in science or health-related field
  • Knowledge of COVID-19 and/or HIV
  • Knowledge of plain language writing principles
  • Experience working in clinical research or clinical trials
  • Experience interacting with technical stakeholders, including researchers, scientists, and physicians, in a professional capacity
  • Experience using a CMS

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Rockville, MD (MD18)

Medical Writing

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