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Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
JOB #R2202599

Science Technical Writer

Writer/Editor

Health, Science, and Human Services Division

Washington, DC, Remote in the DC area only

Job Description:

As a writer/editor, you will be supporting high-profile health communications projects for NIH. You will be responsible for writing and editing fact sheets, newsletters, bulletins, meeting summaries and web content. You will also be responsible for performing quality assurance tasks and may update content using a content management system (CMS).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research, write, edit, and QC content aimed toward health professionals
  • Write and edit plain language materials
  • Create meeting summaries for NIH meetings
  • Populate and update website content using a CMS
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 4 years of experience writing about and editing science or health related topics for health care professionals and the general public
  • At least 2 years of demonstrated experience in managing multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Basic HTML markup skills

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in a science, health-related, or writing-related field
  • Knowledge of plain language writing principles
  • Experience interacting with government clients
  • Experience using a CMS
  • 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

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Washington, DC (DC02)

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