Scientific Writer

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Posted 2 months ago United States Salary undisclosed

Job Description

Scientific Writer

We are looking for a highly talented science writer to be part of the Scientific Communications team within Scientific Affairs. A candidate with experience preparing literature reviews and scientific manuscripts would be considered. As a successful candidate you will work in a highly collaborative environment to effectively communicate Illumina clinical data worldwide.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare scientific literature summaries for regulatory activities
  • Perform regular literature searches to support post-market surveillance activities
  • Prepare monthly dashboards for internal communications to leadership
  • Support processes around evaluation and management of investigator-led collaborations
  • Manage project timelines and deliverables
  • Work with internal stakeholders, external authors, and medical writers to help prepare oral presentations, posters, congress abstracts, and peer-reviewed journal articles
  • Coordinate internal and external reviews of documents

Education and Experience

Doctoral-level degree in biomedical sciences (PhD, PharmD)

  • Excellent writing and editing skills with experience as a medical or scientific writer
  • Experience preparing literature summaries for a range of audiences
  • Experience preparing manuscripts, abstracts, posters, and presentations
  • Strong preference for candidates with experience in or knowledge of genomics
  • Expertise in MS Word and EndNote (or other reference software)
  • Knowledge of good publication practices and guidelines (GPP3, ICMJE)
  • Experience preparing figures using programs such as Adobe Illustrator is desirable
  • Aptitude for a fast-paced team environment, partnering with a diverse group of people across multiple locations
  • Excellent oral and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail, self-motivation, creativity
  • Strong problem-solving, decision-making, and organizational skills, with excellent time and project management
  • Ability to balance competing priorities and opinions, and deal with ambiguous or missing information
  • Ability to build effective relationships and work with global medical thought leaders

Location:San Diego, Foster City, or US-remote
Full time