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Job Req ID:  1949

Sr. Technical Writer

Classified Title:  Sr. Technical Writer

Role/Level/Range: ATP /4/ PD

Starting Salary Range or Hourly Rate:  $57,544.32 - $ 79,044.48

Employee Group: Full-Time

Schedule: 37.5 Hrs/Week     

Employee Subgroup: Exempt          

Department Name: Radiology

Personnel Area: School of Medicine



General Summary/Purpose


The senior medical writer will ensure that strategically aligned communication points are conveyed in medical writing deliverables and that the communication points are consistent across program documentation. He / she will mitigate risk associated with medical writing and disclosure processes by establishing and maintaining Best Practices and SOPs.


Responsible for the development of scientific content in a variety of formats, accurate interpretation of data, clear communication with clients and authors, efficient planning and organization, establishing effective working interactions with editorial, graphics, account services, and product management teams, and produce quality products efficiently under multiple timelines. Edit, help with manuscript publications and submissions to Radiological Science Magazines, Journals (i.e. Radiology, RadioGraphics, and Journal of American College of Radiology).


Work with outside vendors for design and print coordination for print publications (magazines, annual reports, newsletters, flyer, brochure). Collaborate with Director, Assistant/Associate Professor, and Instructor to help create content for abstracts, exhibits, annual reports, and radiology conferences or event as it occurs. Contribute story ideas and writing/editing (as requested) to internal publications


Minimum Qualifications  


Requires minimum of a master’s degree in related technical/scientific field. Must possess in-depth subject matter knowledge. Requires a minimum of one year related experience, preferably in technical/scientific field and writing samples may be required. 


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Strong communication skills, written and verbal.  Excellent time-management skills, along with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple projects.  Experience using Microsoft Office, WordPress or Word Processing software



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