The Simon Research Lab at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is dedicated to promoting health and health care equity. Using community-based participatory action approaches to research, training, and education, our goal is to promote social change that will improve the health of culturally diverse, underserved populations.
We are seeking to hire a Scientific Writer/Editor who will lead efforts in compiling, copyediting, writing, proofreading, and formatting scientific content for program development, scientific manuscripts, and presentations intended to support the research goals of the Simon Lab.
*Communicates and disseminates scientific research and advances to a diverse audience including scientists, physicians, patients, educators, health practitioners and the general public.
*Reviews scientific content and writes, edits, proofreads, and formats content for scientific manuscripts, grant applications, and reports.
*Prepares content for scientific conferences, presentations, and multiple audiences; including assembling and organizing data into text and figures for scientific presentations, publications, grant applications, reports, newsletters, and websites.
*Tailors existing and newly created resources to diverse audiences.
*Corresponds with editors and professional staff of scientific journals to ensure manuscript submission requirements are met and submissions for publication are complete.
*Partners with and mentors lab members to shepherd scientific articles to publication.Participate in lab meetings and scientific discussions
*Performs other duties as assigned.