SCIENTIFIC TECHNICAL WRITER

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Sep 12, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The Gene Therapy Program (GTP) is a complex R&D organization consisting of research laboratories supported by multiple core functions which provide internal capacity to perform gene transfer studies from basic research through phase 1 proof-of-concept human trials. The R&D enterprise has at its core a translational infrastructure that includes: technology discovery, specialized immunology assays operating under GLP, a Vector Core and Manufacturing unit that conducts GMP based assays and oversees CMOs in vector production, and a large Non-clinical program for animal testing under GLP including large nonhuman primate and mouse vivaria.

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Scientific Technical Writer (Writer) interfaces with scientists and study directors, within the GTP and the School of Medicine to assist in the preparation of the final nonclinical report, including preparation of tables, ensuring proper formatting of the data and report, and finalization of the report. Also, they will assist study directors in the preparation of protocol amendments or other supporting documentation needed during the conduct of the study. The Writer must ensure consistency across documents and improve overall document quality. It is the Writer's responsibility to provide the appropriate background information, guidance, and training to any writer producing documents to support their tasks.

Qualifications: Masters degree in Life Sciences, Writing or related field preferred BA/BS required and 3 to 5 years of experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience), the position also requires:
- a thorough understanding of the applicable Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations and ICH guidelines
- Strong writing skills with a strong attention to detail
- Ability to analyze and interpret complex data from a broad range of scientific disciplines.
- Demonstrated ability to manage timelines and quality of work using strong organizational, communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills in a cross-functional team.
- Understanding of documentation requirements related to IND submissions
- Ability to mentor and train others.
- Superior computer skills, including high-level word processing and graphic presentations.
- Experience with Microsoft Office including PowerPoint.

Reference Number: 40-26793

Salary Grade: 028

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: DM-Gene Therapy Program

Special Requirements:

Job Family: A-General/Professional Administrative