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Job Req ID:  18773

Senior Grant Writer

General Summary/Purpose:

The Technical Writer/Editor will support faculty and research staff with the preparation of grants and manuscripts focused on transportation safety.


Specific duties & responsibilities:

Will be responsible for conducting literature reviews about transportation safety using PubMed and other search engines. Will review and critically evaluate the literature, synthesize findings and prepare summary reports. In addition, the Technical Writer/Editor will assist with drafting and editing grants and manuscripts, including preparing and modifying tables, figures and references for publication. The Technical Writer/Editor will conduct data analysis as needed including data cleaning and diagnostics and generating tables with descriptive statistics, cross tabulations and regression models.


Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

Bachelor's degree in related technical/scientific field. One (1) year writing experience preferably in technical/scientific field, and can include senior level experience in a transportation safety organization.


Writing samples may be required.

Experience with grant and manuscript preparation.  Competency with Microsoft word and excel required. Experience writing executive level reports and peer reviewed manuscripts.


Preferred qualifications:

Master’s degree in public health or a related field preferred.


Classified Title: Technical Writer 
Working Title: Senior Grant Writer  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC 
Starting Salary Range: $26.00-$35.78 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: M-F 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 60004104-Health Policy & Management - Injury 
Personnel area: School of Public Health


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