Memorial Sloan Ketterings Department of Surgery is a hub of translational and clinical research. The Editor/Grant Writer will be a member of the Department of Surgerys 20-strong editorial group. The incumbent will enhance the faculty members grant applications and academic efforts through editing, grant coordination, and project management. The position can be in-house or telecommuting.
As a Senior Editor/Grant Writer you will:
Edit, write, and coordinate grant proposals, manuscripts, and other documents related to academic research.
Identify opportunities for peer-reviewed funding, locate suitable applicants, provide support with grant preparation, and work with investigators and other staff to ensure timely submission of proposals so as to maximize external funding for the research program.
Edit highly technical documents to high standards, sometimes under tight deadlines.
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
A minimum of a Bachelors degree plus 3-5 years of grant submission/project-coordination experience OR a Masters degree plus 4-7 years of publishing, editing, or managing experience (preferred).
Experience in substantive editing, stylistic editing, and copy editing required. Experience in developmental and plain-language editing desirable.
ELS, MWC, American Medical Writers Association certificate, or University of Chicago Medical Writing & Editing certificate preferred.
Advanced knowledge of medical terminology; technical publishing; grammar, syntax, and usage; new media, print, and web-based writing processes. .
Ability to understand and communicate complex information.
Ability to organize electronic and print data materials.
Proficiency in Word and bibliographic/reference management software (i.e., EndNote) required. Knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Writer, Quark Express or InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator helpful.
Internal Number: 2019-33319
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.