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Lymphoma - Myeloma 900193
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Senior Technical Writer

Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma


From caring for patients to conducting clinical and translational research, the Lymphoma and Myeloma department is one of the largest multidisciplinary programs treating these cancers of the blood in the U.S. Led by our faculty team of 25 physicians and scientists, our patients benefit from a team approach that includes our colleagues in radiology, surgery, radiation therapy, hematopathology, and stem cell transplantation, as well as clinical pharmacists, research and clinical nurses, social workers, and dietitians.

 

Job Responsibilities

Manuscript/Publications

• Assist with highly technical writing 
• Assist principal investigators (PIs) to write and edit scientific manuscripts for publication. 
• Assures compliance with MD Anderson policies, rules, and regulations to meet federal, state, and local standards. 
• Contact journal editors to clarify manuscript standards as needed prior to submission; analyze and draft responses to reviewer critiques received on grant proposals and manuscripts 
• Independently draft, format, and proof-read internal and external documentation

Grants/proposals 

• Assists Director with various projects involving scientific documents (e.g. large institutional grants, annual/occasional reports, progress reports for grants) 
• Work with PIs and research fellows to prepare, write and edit research and clinical protocols, grant progress reports. 
•Provide review and proofreading support for internal and external documents to ensure consistency and accuracy 
•Assist PI in the development of immunotherapy based investigator clinical trials by merging required language from external vendors/manufacturers, with the sponsor investigator concept in the format of the institutional protocol template.

Websites

• Write and edit website posting and news related to immunotherapy research activities and seminars
Education Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field. 

Education Preferred: Master's in Public Health.

Experience Required: Four years experience in communications, writing and editing technical/scientific material in a medical, academic or research setting. With preferred degree, two years of required experience. 

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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